Studied architecture at the Technical University of Munich and ETH Zurich. Collaboration with Prof. Moritz Hauschild Architect BDA, Fink + Jocher Architects and Hauschild + Boesel Architects. Partner in Boesel Benkert Hohberg Architekten. 2013 own architectural practice, since 2019 Benkert Schäfer Architects Munich.
Lecturer and research assistant at the FH Munich and TU Munich. Since 2011 professorship for building theory and building technologies at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt.