Born in Schwabmünchen, Germany, April 20th 1959.
Doctor of Laws.
From 1984 to 1986 in charge of Production at the Dr. Hermann Fell Company (special chemical products).
From 1986 to 1988 General Manager at Steinwald Electronic.
From 1989 to 1991 at Siemens, in charge of Marketing in USA in the Semiconductor Main Accounts Department ( 1989 ).
In 1990 at Siemens Nixdorf, in charge of European Marketing CAE.
In 1991 at Thyssen BLW, in charge of foreign exports, especially USA, France and Spain.
From 1992, founder member and President of the Norak business group, one of them being Noraktrad which specialises in technical and scientific translations.
Member of several Chambers of Commerce.
He has a passion for gastronomy and has a close relationship with the Spanish and German hotel business sector.
He has always dedicated some of his time to the restaurant business, which has brought him together with two of the most brilliant young men of contemporary Spanish cuisine (Pedro Olmedo and Alberto Chicote) to create the Restaurant Advisory Service RESCO in November 2000.
Languages – German, English, French, Spanish, Italian and Swedish.