General Practitioner, medical practice for Chinese Medicine in Ravensburg (D). Training officer of TCM education at the Academy of Ulm University. Former training manager of the OGKA´s TCM diploma. Examiner and surveyor for acupuncture of the Medical Association Baden-Württemberg. Founder of the training institute TCM-Advance, which specializes in training in Chinese herbal pharmacology for doctors. Author of numerous textbooks and articles in the field of Chinese medicine. His latest book "Praxis Chinesische Medizin"-together with Simon Becker is being published in 2018. He is founding- and board member of the German scientific society for TCM e.V. (DWG TCM e.V.).