Personal Data:
Date and place of birth: 22. 12. 1961, Vienna
1980 humanistic grammar school

Professional education:
Study of medicine: 1980 – 1986, Vienna
University Eye-Clinic Vienna : 1986 – 2008
Specialist in ophthalmology: 1992
Venia docendi and Clinical Professor: 1992
European board of ophthalmology diploma (FEBO): 1995
Professor of Ophthalmology at Medical University Vienna: 2009
Professor of Ophthalmology at Sigmund Freud Medical University: 2016
Chair of Eye Department; Academic Hospital of St. John: 2008

President Austrian Ophthalmological Society (ÖOG): 2020-2022

Oberster Sanitätsrat: 2022
„incoming president“ Österreichische Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft (ÖOG): 2019
Board Österreichische Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft (ÖOG): 1989-1995; since 2013
Chair for Ophthalmology at SFU Private-University Vienna since 2016
Educational board of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS) since 2012
Elected board member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS) since 2015
Secretary of heads of eye-departments since 2013
President: Wiener Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft (WOG): 1998-1999
Head of the “Commission for Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Implants” of the ÖOG
Board-member: DGII (German speaking society of intraocular lens implantation, interventional and refractive surgery)

Editorial board:
Ocular Surgery News Europe/Asia; Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today Europe; Spektrum der Augenheilkunde