Already as a student, he organized a food bank at the Red Cross, as a student he was co-founder & board member of Step by Step, an association supporting int. Humanitarian projects (ia in Nepal, Haiti, Sudan) and today he chairman in electoral committee of his hometown.
In addition, he is a member of the curatorship cultural Frankfurt and writes in his spare time literature reviews for audiobooks.
Dr. Soebbing is a passionate runner and participates in half marathon events. He regularly rides mountain bikes, plays golf (miserable), likes to sail and in his vacations he faces the challenges of long-distance trails such as the Way of St. James.