Markus Lenz was born in 1975 in Frankfurt, Germany. He got his High School Diploma specialized in Latin Language (Latinum), Physics and German History. Then he studied economics at the Universities of Frankfurt and Marburg, where he was assistant at the department of business computer sciences. After that, he was working for many years in the international mechanical and plant engineering business, including long term positions in South Korea. Coming back to Germany he became director of a management consultancy firm in Frankfurt, Germany. The focus of his current activities are consulting in the field of strategic management and project management.
At the age of 30 years Markus Lenz discovered the passion of flying and was making the private pilot license for single engine aircrafts (PPL/SPL). As part of his economic and historical interests, he became a member of the International Advisory Group Air Navigation Services (ANSA) in Switzerland. Therefore he researches in the field of aviation cartography and aviation history.