Udo A. Freiherr von Massenbach born January 22,1948 in Oberhausen/Rheinland, Germany, grew up in Duisburg, North Rhine Westfalia, Germany, played slide trambone (from classic to jazz, from march music to church events), Abitur 1967 at Steinbart-Gymnasium. Absolvent Kurz-Schule Schloß Weißenhaus.
-1967– 1970 Management Trainee at Messrs. Kloeckner Co. International Trade & Commerce, Duisburg -1970 – 1975 Studies at Free University Berlin. Majored in International Politics/Trade and Commerce. Minor in the field of Education and Vocational Training. -1975 Degrees in Economics and Pedagogics -1976 – 1979 Designed and implemented Apprenticeship- and Vocational Training Programmes on behalf of the Government of Berlin -1980 – 1981 Director. Professional Development Programmes. Institute for Trade and Commerce -1982 – 1985 Creation and Management of Training Programmes for International Trade and Commerce and Applied Computer-Software (SAP). -1986 – 1990 Special Adviser for Trade, Commerce,Organization and Applied Computer-Software. -1990 – 2000 Director of long-term planning group for waste disposal management / Project with World-Bank, Washington, DC., regarding environment in the Baltics
-2001 – Writer - Publisher - Consultant
-2007 - President American German Business Club Berlin (AGBC Berlin e.V.)