Born on April 9th 1984 in Schwäbisch Hall (Germany), Protestant, unmarried. Grown up in Ellwangen/Jagst (Germany).
Final secondary-school examinations in 2003 at the Peutinger Gymnasium Ellwangen. Civilian Service between September 2003 and July 2004. Begin of studies at the University of Konstanz (Germany) in October 2004, with the subjects mathematics and economomics. Since 2006 scholar of the German National Academic Founation. Between August 2006 and August 2007 stay abroad for language studies in Nanjing, China, and scholar of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation. Finishing studies at the University of Konstanz in February 2010 with the master’s degree in economics.
Between 2004 and 2009 president of “Deutsche Model United Nations (DMUN) e.V.”, the German Model United Nations Association. Between 2003 and 2004 member of the board of the “Association of the Friends of the secondary-schools of Ellwangen”. Between 2005 and 2006 student delegate at the council of the department of mathematics and statistics at the University of Konstanz. Since summer of 2009 member of the association board of the “Studentenforum im Tönissteiner Kreis e.V.”.