born in Freiburg (Breisgau) in 1968
goldsmith’s training in Freiburg from 1988 to 1992
afterwards seminars at Atelier Uwe Berger (Radolfzell) and with Beatrice Rossi (now in Zürich)
1992/93 Eurodyssée stipend (Besancon and Strasbourg)
colleague in atelier of Michael ZOBEL (Constance) from 1993 to 1996
began studying art and jewellery design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Pforzheim in 1996
Leonardo da Vinci stipend for practical semester in Paris in 1998
diploma from HFG in Pforzheim in 2000
freelance designer since 2000
cofounded JUNI Schmuck in 2001
designer for the GELLNER company since 2009