Born in Munich, Christian spent part of his childhood in Greece. After graduating from high school in Munich, he worked as a projectionist at the art house cinema Lupe 2, followed by studies in European Media Studies (Uni/FH/HFF Konrad Wolf) in Potsdam. From 2002 he realised documentary theatre projects, among others at the Thalia Theatre Hamburg. At the Junge Theater Göttingen, Christian was employed as a dramaturge and head of public relations and theatre education. Since 2006, he has been working at Bayerischer Rundfunk, currently as an editorial assistant in the radio play/documentary/media arts department as well as author and director for long documentary radio plays and coach for the media competence projects.
Since autumn 2017, he has been an honorary programmer and author at DOK.fest München.