Secretary General, Junior
Chamber of Commerce Germany
1980 – 1984
Director Department of Small
and Medium Sized Business and Industry;
Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce
1979 – 1980
Managing Director, Research
Institute for Economic Affairs and Transport Policy
1974 – 1979
Research Fellow, Institut
for Industry and Transport, University of Bonn
Member of the
Advisory Boards „Laser 2000 – Test and Consulting Centers"
and „Innovative Organization of Work – Future of Work"
(Federal Ministry for Education and Research), Member of the
Advisory Board „Technology-Oriented Attendance and Information
Program" and Member of the Jury of the Federal Award „Outstanding
Innovative Performances" (Federal Ministry for Economic and
Technology, Member of the Accompanying Committee „Federal Program
Planning Document for the Structural Intervention of the European
Community within the Framework of Objective 3 in Germany"
(Federal Ministry for Work and Social Order), Member of the „National
Advisory Board for Conformity Evaluation" (German Institute for
Standardization), Member of the Committee „Economic Affairs"
(German Centre for Productivity and Innovation), Member of the
Advisory Board and of the Working Group „Foreign Trade Fairs"
(Association of German Trade Fair Industry), Member of the Working
Group „Research and Technological Policy (Federal Union of German
Employer’s Association), Member of the Supervisory Board and the
Steering Committee (German Association for Accreditation), Member of
the Board of Trustees (German Institute for Quality Assurance and
Certification), Member of the Committee „External Relation"
and „Research and Development" (Union Européenne de l‘Artisanat
et des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises).