since 2018  Dieter Architektur+Consulting

2011-2017  Scientific Director of the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development EiABC, Addis Ababa University

2007–2011  Visiting Professor for Architectural Design, Building Materials and Construction

2005-2007  Project Manager GTZ-IS (GIZ) Ethiopia

2000-2005  Assistant Professor Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

1999-2005  Freelance architect

1993-1999  Student Assistant at various offices

1990-1999  Studies of Architecture at the University of Technology Berlin

1983-1993  Collaboration in the family owned construction company DIETER building contractor