Administrator and majority shareholder of Pandica C.A., general correspondents of P&I Clubs for Venezuela.
Born in Hamburg in 1941. Naturalized Venezuelan 1976.
Educated in Germany. Insurance Technician and Marine Insurance Claims Adjuster by profession, he held managerial posts with several Insurance Brokers and P&I Club representatives in Hamburg, and also was Comptroller of Agencies with the Hamburg Marine Underwriters Association (Verein Hamburger Assekuradure).
Member of the Asociacion Cultural Humboldt, founding member and presently Principal Director of the Venezuelan Maritime Law Association (Asociacion Venezolana de Derecho Maritimo-Comite Maritimo Venezolano); member of the Official Venezuelan Delegation to the United Nations Conference.
Speaks Spanish, German and English.