- Born in Bolzano in 1950, living in Neumarkt/South Tyrol, higher technical college, graduated as engineer
- 2009 - 2017 Chairman of the CAA Commission of huts and trails
Functions in the South Tyrol Alpine Club (AVS)
- from 1980 until 1990 President of the section Unterland of the AVS
- from 1998 abstrator for huts and trails
- since May 2009 President of the AVS
From early childhood enthusiastic mountaineer, but no climber.