Summary: Austrian senior subcontractor in the construction management projects of the Vienna Twin Tower Mountain and Le Meridien Hotel with the staff function at the Viennese structural engineering company Universale-Bau AG who was among one of more than 585 Austrian tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on a Christmas holiday along with his girlfriend Helga Ecker and their two close friends at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: September 14, 1961
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand