|PERSONAL FOCUS||Civil Society Development, Civic Participation, Conflict Management|
|REGIONAL FOCUS||East- and Southeast Europe, Morocco, Kenya|
|LANGUAGE SKILLS||English, French, Greek (a bit)|
Florian was born in the central German town of Eschwege, but soon moved to the Wedding district of Berlin, where he spent most of his youth. He also lived near the North Sea for a few years and in 2000, he spent the year in Greece in the European Voluntary Service working at the Environmental Center in Kalamata.
He finished secondary school in the German town of Göttingen, and then returned to Berlin in 2003, where he has lived ever since. Since then he has completed community service work in psychiatry, finished his studies in political science, and founded CRISP.
Since 2004 when Florian first participated in "Das Krisenenspiel" at the Freie Universität Berlin, simulation Gaming has been an integral part of his life.