Short portrait

Born in 1943


Ground- and secondary school in Mülheim/Ruhr

Academic studies at the technical university (RWTH) Aachen
with the focuses on electrical engineering and power electronics

Experiences on job

1975 – 1980
Start up- and service engineer
at a worldwide operating company of electrical engineering
in charge of power electronic plants
(rectifiers for chemical plants, switchgears and propulsion technology)

1981 – 1984
Maintenance engineer
for rolling mills in a steel plant for stainless steel

1985 – 1990
Sales engineer and head of the service at a
medium sized company for propulsion technology

1991 – 2008
Sales engineer and technical advisor
at a French- American manufacturer of special fuses
(for power semiconductors in electric heating and propulsion technology
as well as for the protection of DC-circuits in traction- and pv-applications)

Since 2009: Freelance engineer