Studied botany and zoology at the University of Basel, graduating at theZoological Institute of the University of Basel and the Biochemistry Department of the University of Sussex in Brighton (GB). Diploma thesis on the genetic population structure of Natterjack Toads.
Amphibian conservation, amphibian and butterfly monitoring, effectiveness monitoring, construction support.
Member of the Pratteln community council from 2000 to 2008 and from 2015 up to the present, member of the Pratteln building and planning
commission from 2004 to 2008.