In 2004, joined the OHB System AG in Bremen after University, thus over 10 years professional experience in Space related activities. Currently project manager for the development of a full electrical propulsion based geostationary platform and before responsible for a optical laser terminal based data relay satellite. A few years active as system engineer in thermal and mechanical engineering. A diploma in production engineering and a doctor in process engineering - spray forming of Aluminum and Copper based metal matrix composites. Married and father of 2 children. Born 1972 in Bremen, Germany.