Albert grew up in Germany and received his education in Germany as well.  He graduated as an Engineer and received a M.Sc. and later a Doctoral degree from the Technical University of Aachen, Germany.  After haven been an Assistant Professor for six years and thereafter been employed by a large conglomerate as manager for technical applications, he immigrated with his family to Canada where he started a new life. Here he founded several technology corporations, such as Tribotec International and A & A Tools, and has been involved in many volunteer organizations as director in Vancouver and Prince George. He has been the president at Rotary, the Prince George Chamber of Commerce, as well as at the German Canadian Congress, and received many awards. Based on the many Community Contributions. Albert has been named and celebrated 2019 as the Citizen of the year in Prince George. Albert and his wife Jutta have two children and five grandchildren. He also is the author of 30 publications and has recently written a book about his life transformation from Germany to Canada.