He has also worked as a lecturer at the Universities of Geneva and Hamburg, specialising in competition law, and has accumulated over 15 years of professional practice.
In his current work, he assists parties in Eastern Europe and Asia in conflict resolution between industries and governments. Dietmar represents the Baltic Sea Forum in Brussels and is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for European Affairs (INEA). The use of international mediation to promote global peace is a passion Dietmar has acquired over his years of work as a lawyer. Dietmar received his PhD in international law from the University of Kiel in 1997.