Bjoern has been involved in conflict transformation and peacebuilding work for more than two decades. He holds an MA in Political Science, Cultural Anthropology and Comparative Religious Studies from Marburg University/Germany. With work experience in several dozen countries, Bjoern is a highly experienced development worker and a passionate peacebuilding practitioner. To learn more about his professional life, click here.
Bjoern is also a father of three amazing children, a husband to an equally amazing wife, an outdoor enthusiast, a book lover, a photographer, a kitchen wizard and passionate chef, a thankful cancer survivor and a very active above-the-knee amputee. He recently started The Active Amputee, a resource page for amputees and their families. To learn more about his disability rights activism, click here.