MATTHIAS KRIPEL is married to Patti Vogrig and they have 3 young children. Two still attend Children's liturgy, one of them preparing for first holy communion. He has been a part of this community for 10 years and member of the council for the past four years. Matthias has a degree in economics and an engineering degree and works as a project manager at the Prinzhorn group doing mainly process optimisation. He is Austrian and speaks German and English fluently. His favourite past time is spending time with family, travelling and doing sports (skiing as well as badminton ).