Mr. Hoppe completed his studies in Göttingen and Leuven (Belgium). He started his legal traineeship in Schleswig-Holstein.
After his 2nd State examination, Mr. Hoppe first worked as a lawyer in the large law firms Ecovis Grieger Mallison and Ebner Stolz Mönning and Bachem. Mr. Hoppe acquired extensive knowledge of corporate law and banking and capital law there.
In 2012, Mr. Hoppe moved to the law firm Tenge Gluch und Partner. There he was head of the Banking and Capital market law department. The law firm Hoppe & Collegen emerged from this department.
In addition to his profession, Mr. Hoppe is a passionate sailor. He lives in the State capital Kiel, where he also grew up.