Markus Lecke is a telecommunication engineer and studied at the University of applied Science in Lemgo, North Rhine Westphalia. He started his career as an expert for vocational training concepts within the Deutsche Telekom AG in 1995. In 1999 he was responsible for a team of education consultants. From 2002 to 2005 he became head of DT´s vocational training organization three German states. Since 2005 he is working in DT headquarters department for Human Resources Development in Bonn, in 2009 he became head of the education policies for the group. Since January 2013 he has the role as programme manager for individual development. In this function he is responsible for education policies and academic training offers, e.g. “Bologna@Telekom”, a corporate programme for part time study courses with 700 students. Markus participates in educational-political committees and boards on national and European level.