Markus holds a Masters Degree in International Social Work (M.Soc Sci.). He worked as a Social Worker in the field of Child and Youth Work (School Social Work) as well as debts counselling. He has also been an University lecturer for 13 Years now. Additionally he has been part of many international and comparative studies. Since 2019 he works as academic staff at the RWU-Higher Education department with a special focus for digitalisation in Social Work Education. In 2020 he was trained at the Immersive Learning Institute to become a VR/ AR Learning Architect/Designer and since then is the head of the Immersive Learning Institute.