1995: Degree from TU Braunschweig, studying under architect Prof. Gerhard Auer. 1990 – 91: Study at ETSAB. 1996 – 1999: Project management and proposals for design competitions for architecture firms Springer Architekten and Bernd Albers, Berlin. 2000: Founded leyk wollenberg architekten.
1999 – 2005: Research associate TU Braunschweig Institute for Urban Planning. 2005 – 2008: Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning, Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning, ETH Zurich. 2009 – 2011: Professor of Architectural Design and Urban Planning, Hochschule Lausitz University of Applied Sciences 2015 – present: Professor of Architectural Design, Design Theory and Urban Design, Erfurt University of Applied Sciences. 2013: Made a member of the Association of German Architects (BDA) Berlin. Member of the Executive Board of Association of German Architects (BDA) Saxony since 2018.