1978 Second state examination of law in Mainz (D), Assessor jur.
1979 - 1987 Legal adviser at the Hessian state parliament, Wiesbaden (D)
1987 - 1991 Director of the ministerial office and press officer of the Hessian Ministry of Justice; Speaker for public relations, Wiesbaden (D)
1991 - 1994 Director „press office, public relations and documentation” in the headquarter of the German National Tourist Board (DZT), Frankfurt/Main (D)
1994 - 1997 Vice General Manager of the German Spas Association, Bonn (D)
1992 - 1994 Vice Chairman of the advisory board of “Wartburg trade & industry”, Eisenach (D)
1998 - 2001 Co-ordinator of the Royal Spas of Europe
(Association of historical European spas)
1995 - 2016 Secretary-General of the European Spas Association (ESPA), Brussels (B)
2014 - 2016 Project Co-Ordinator of the EU-Project Roman Thermal Spas of Europe
2016 Chairman of the international Association “Quality in Health Prevention”
2016 Election as Hon. Secretary General of the ESPA
Title of lecture: Frameworks for European Spa Cooperation: ESPA, QuHeP and the Roman Thermal Spas of Europe
Abstract: Spa destinations and individual providers can only be successful with according national and international initiatives and co-operations. The presentation will introduce the European Spas Association and two most recent international projects, the Quality in Health Prevention Initiative and the Roman Thermal Spas of Europa project.