Qualified 1988 at veterinary university of Hannover, Dr. thesis in veterinary biochemistry 1989 at veterinary university of Hannover, Fachtierarzt für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie 1995. Worked as locum in private practice (1988-1991) and as a Veterinary Technical Adviser (Pfizer, 1991-1994) then as private consultant since 1995. Founded KLIFOVET as veterinary CRO in 1997 and has been CEO of KLIFOVET since then, running a team of >30 serving the animal health and nutrition industry to register new animal health products and defend existing products. Expert in efficacy and safety, acting as Head of Quality (GMP veterinary pharmaceuticals), qualified person (QP: GMP veterinary vaccines) and Auditor (EOQ) for VICH GCP, GVP, GMP, ISO 9001), and acting as Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance (QPPV). Vice president (1999-1997) and president (2007-2009) of the Association of Veterinary Consultants. Board Member (Treasurer) of the ECVPT since 2012.