Holds a degree in Chemistry from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Basel (1982). He started his career in the research laboratories at Ciba-Geigy and Hoffmann-La Roche in Basel. He was active in the development of organic electrochemical syntheses, as well as of galenicals of vitamins and carotenoids for feed and food applications. In the 90s, he moved to the Italian speaking part of Switzerland as technical director for the Lugano branch of Togal-Werk and was active in the pharmaceutical manufacturing of tablets and liquid preparations.
In 1995, he joined CERBIOS as Director of Regulatory Affairs, looking after the organisation and management of the relevant documentation required for the quality system. Today he operates as Director Regulatory Affairs at group level.