• Born in 1957 in Bochum, Germany.
  • Education as a vehicle mechanic
  • Continuing education in the technical college Bensheim, field Mechanical engineering
  • Study in the advanced technical college R├╝sselsheim, field vehicle technology.
  • in 1987-1990 the first experiences with the life in community in the country
  • in 1990 cooperation in the Taller Ceramica de Jovenes descapacidados in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, repair of the electric arrangement
  • Since 1991 Pueblo Ecologico Matavenero, development and removal of the water system, development of adapted technology (special barrows, cable railway, solar showering, solar arrangements, bioconstruction)
  • Continuing education in the social area (Co-Counseling, Soziokratie, living in community)