This is Lorenz's first season in Nepal. He has been a pilot for 16 years and has undertaken more than 2,000 flying hours. From a young age, he always wanted to be a pilot. He is married with two young children and his family stayed in Switzerland while he worked in Nepal for the climbing season. Lorenz works as a pilot and flight instructor in Switzerland and is an examiner for the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation. He is passionate about his job, and flying in the Himalayas was something he has wanted to do for many years. He also has a background in psychology and works as a business consultant and coach in organizational development and leadership.