Studies of Economics in Graz, Austria
Magister of Economics (Social Justice and the Allocation over Markets) 1990, Doctor of Economics (The Bankrupcy Process from an Interdisciplinary and Organizational Point of View) 2001.
1991-2003 Business Consultant for lawyers and law divisions of banks; 1995-2002 Editor of the quarterly "Datagraph - Quarterly for legal Informatics". 1996-2001 Lecturer of legal informatics at the University of Graz, Salzburg and Vienna.
Since 2003 Project Manager in the Human Rights City Graz for the establishment of an "Ombudsperson for Human Rights" and executive secretary of the ETC Graz.