Curriculum Vitae:

born:13.07.1950
1974:degree in civil engineering
1974 – 1986:Consultant engineer, water and energy technologies
1981 – 1986:Managing director of an Energy- and Environmental Information Centre
1986 – 1989:Member of the Lower Saxony state parliament, Green Party environment spokesman
since 1989:Head of the Direcktorate of envirmonmental affairs of the City of Hannover
since 1997:also ‘Erster Stadtrat’ of the City of Hannover and Deputy Chief Executive of the city administration after the Lord Mayor
since 2005:also Head of the Directorate of Economic Affairs

01.01. – 31.07.2013 also Chief Executive of the city administration (approx. 10.000 employees),
as the Lord Mayor became Prime Minister of the State of Lower Saxony.

Since the 1st of August 2013 I am retired and since then involved in voluntary projects.