Based on an educational background in international law (Technische Universität Dresden), business administration (Qingdao University), and diplomatic studies (University of Leicester), Marcus has forged a career in network development, strategic guidance, and policy management. In 2016, he accepted the challenge of steering EUnetHTA Joint Action 3 as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) and continues his role as COO within the newly formed EUnetHTA 21 Consortium. Additionally, he leads the work of the Heads of HTA Agencies Group (HAG) and supports the chairs in the strategic decision-making processes, preparing the European HTA landscape for the EU HTA Regulation.
Together with partners from eight European countries, Marcus also helped launch the International Horizon Scanning Initiative (IHSI) as General Manager in 2019. IHSI aims to build a global horizon scanning database that will significantly impact national healthcare product negotiation potential.