1964 born in Schleswig
1985 – 1989 Law Studies in Kiel, minor subject business administration
1991 – 1994 legal clerkship in Schleswig-Holstein
1993 Doctorate in bankruptcy criminal law with Prof. Dr. Erich Samson at the Institute for Environmental Protection, Commercial and Fiscal Criminal Law, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel
1994 – 1997 Haarmann Hemmelrath & Partner, Düsseldorf and Hamburg
1997 – 2003 Rechtsanwälte Dr. Weiland und Partner, Hamburg
since 2003 Attorneys at Law M&P Dr. Matzen & Partner
Stays abroad
1990 – 1991 Economic Department German Embassy Washington D.C., USA
1993 Economic and Legal Department German Embassy Tokyo, Japan
1995 International law firm Graham & James, San Francisco, USA
Languages English
Activities Supervisory Board mandates
Lecturer on insolvency and liability law issues for auditors, tax consultants, DeutscheAnwaltAkademie, associations and banks

Lecturer on insolvency and liability law issues at Leuphana University