Studied chemical engineering at the University of Technology of Vienna with specialisation in food- and phytochemistry. He is a PhD researcher on the recovery of metals from plants. He started in the Environmental Protection agency of Lower Austria with sampling waste and thought his way to the very beginning of the products´ life cycle. He is CSR manager and teaches at the University of Applied Life Science in Wieselburg/Austria.
The scrutinising life-approach includes a broad range of sustainability themes, as well as the intention for change.
He is a permanent member of alchemia-nova since 2005, since 2010 a majority shareholder of alchemia-nova GmbH and since 2019 a sole managing director of alchemia-nova research & innovation gemeinnützige GmbH.