Justus Wittich was born in 1955 in Berlin, Germany. He attended the Rudolf Steiner School in Berlin–Dahlem and studied economics at the Freie Universität Berlin. In 1979, he assumed management of the association of friends of Rudolf Steiner’s education (Freunde der Erziehungskunst Rudolf Steiners) in Stuttgart. Since 1985, Wittich has been involved in adult education at “Der Hof,” a cultural, medical, and spiritual community initiative in Niederursel, Frankfurt. In 1989, he became editorial manager of the quarterly members’ newssheet Mitteilungen aus der Anthroposophischen Gesellschaft in Deutschland. He was a member of the Council of the Anthroposophical Society in Germany from 1992 to 2012. Since 2012, Wittich has been a member of the Executive Council of the General Anthroposophical Society. He is married with three children.