Markus graduated with a B.Sc in Political Science in 2017 from Gothenburg University.
He have spent two semesters abroad studying international relations and diplomacy during his years as a university student. At both Bucharest University in Romania and at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Before enrolling as a student he travelled extensively throughout the world.
Markus has been the chairperson of MUD Africa since early 2017. He is interested in global questions at large, with a focus on sustainable development, human empowerment and land rights.