Born in Valdorf near Herford in North-Rhine-Westfalia (Germany)
Studies of Spatial Planning at the University of Dortmund
Assissant in Regional Planning (Methods and Organisation) at the University of Dortmund
Official in charge of the Ministry of the Interior of Lower Saxony. Responsible for planning models on larger scales, analysis of statistics, reports on regional development and exchange of know-how with Universities.
Ph.D. with a dissertation on the crisis of Regional Planning in Germany
Official in charge of the Ministry for Environment of Lower Saxony. Responsible for basic questions of economization of resources and improving environmental quality focusing on agriculture and traffic.
Took part in the preparation of the World-Fair EXPO 2000 in Hannover. 1991-1994
Visiting Lecturer in Geography in the University of Göttingen
Interim Professor of Spatial Planning at the University of Vechta
Professor of Spatial Plannning at the University of Vechta
President in charge of the University of Vechta
Professor of Spatial Plannning at the Carl-von-Ossietzky-University of Oldenburg
Since Oktober 2011