Manuel ist a jurist, political scientist and systemic counselor. He has been working in drug prevention, drug checking and counseling since 2011. In 2013, he joined Drogenarbeit Z6 in Innsbruck, Austria, an institution focussing on youths and drug use. There, he coordinates the stationary drug checking service and works as a drug counselor. As part oft the „east-west“ cooperation with checkit! In Vienna, he is involved in monitoring and analyzing trends on the Austrian drug market. Manuel gives coachings and speeches on the topics youths and drugs, drug checking and harm reduction in recreational settings.