Born on 17th January 1957 at Proserpine, Queensland,
Hans was educated at Proserpine and Scarborough. He obtained an Associate Diploma of Applied Biology from the Queensland Institute of Technology in 1979 and worked for the Zoology Department, University of Queensland, before joining the Queensland Herbarium in 1981. Hans has participated in major collecting trips in the Lake Buchanan area, some National Parks in S.E. Queensland, and on the Keppel Bay Islands.
Source: Published in Port Curtis District Flora and Early
Botanists by G.N. Batianoff and H.A. Dillewaard (1988),
Botany Branch, Queensland Herbarium.