Born in Husum, North Germany, where I grew up and went to school. Later studied at the Technical Academy in Hamburg, where I earned a degree of Dipl. Ing. in Mechanical Engineering in 1987. Then I joined a Masters’s program at Iowa State University in the USA, which was finished in 1989 with a M.Sc. degree in Engineering Mechanics.
In 1989 I joined the international classification and certification company, Germanischer Lloyd, in Hamburg, where I started in the pressure systems department and then changed to the Offshore Department. In the Offshore Department, I was working as a project manager and process engineer in the certification of international offshore and pipeline projects.
The latest position held was Head of Department Plant and Pipeline Projects.
In February of 2005 I moved to the Mexican Branch of GL and later was promoted to Country Manager for GL Noble Denton Mexico. On the 12. In September 2013 DNV and GL joined forces and I was made responsible as Country Manager for all Oil&Gas activities of DNV.GL in Mexico, including certification, verification, consultancy, and marine activities. Beginning of 2021 the company changed its name back to DNV and combined the Energy and Oil&Gas activities into Energy Systems. I am now the Country- and Market Area Manager for DNV Energy Systems Mexico.