Andreas received an MSc (Dipl.-Ing.) in Telematics from Graz University of Technology, Austria, a PhD in Mechatronics from Vienna University of Technology, Austria, as well as a habilitation (HDR) in Industrial Engineering from Grenoble Alps University, France. He is a professional coach, consultant and trainer in Systems Engineering, Quality Engineering, Innovation Management, as well as Digitalization and Industry 4.0 to major European industries, especially the automotive automotive. He is also a part-time Associate Professor at the Institute of Engineering of Grenoble Alps University.

At the ECQA, his project focus is on the Digitalization and Sustainability clusters. He supports both industrial and academic organizations in job role and competence profile specifications, and in implementing on them on the European qualification market.