The accredited professional Jens J. Schosnowski (Dipl.-Betriebswirt) was born in Essen, in the metropolitan Ruhr region of Germany, as the son of a succesful business family. There he graduated from a business high school and completed a three- year education as salesman in the field of ground and residential property with Thyssen Real Estate. After this training, Mr. Schosnowski worked as a rental manager for ThyssenKrupp Real Estate and then attended Nürtingen University. he successfully completed his studies in Course of Real Estate Business in only seven semesters, to receive his diploma. During his studies he worked for HOCHTIEF and Engel & Völkers in Switzerland. After his university studies, he worked for Engel & Völkers in Spain, first as sales advisor and later as office manager. Currently Mr. Schosnowski is the business head of Engel & Völkers Salzburg office (E&V Liegenschaftsvermittlung GmbH).