Hilmar spent his early years in Hamburg, Germany where he studied and acquired the German equivalent of a master’s degree in Business Administration. He is the head of Vencon's Data Integrity department.
Hilmar started his professional career in South Africa where he was a Project Manager at Siemens. Utilising the experience he gained, he made the decision to move back to Germany to work firstly as a business advisor to Germany’s state run privatisation agency (Treuhandanstalt) and then as the Head of Finance for a private equity company.
Outside work Hilmar enjoys time with his family and often spends his evenings watching the movie classics like James Bond films with his three children.