Stefan was born in Cloppenburg (Germany) and has been working at the COMECE Secretariat since 1996. He is also the General Secretary of Justice and Peace Europe. He studied history and theology at the Westfälische Wilhelms Universität in Münster (Austria) and political sciences at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris (France). Before joining COMECE, he worked for the Kolpingwerk in Germany and the French company 'Limagrain'.
Stefan is married and, together with his wife, has three adult children. He is interested in the local history of his French residence.
He speaks, German, French and English.