Moritz studied Business Administration in the US and Journalism in Germany. He began his career as a journalist at Deutsche Welle (DW) in 1998. In 2000, Moritz moved to Indonesia to be the Southeast Asia Correspondent for German Newspapers Frankfurter Rundschau, Tagesspiegel and Stuttgarter Zeitung. He joined the foundation in 2009 as Project Director Myanmar, Malaysia and Cambodia, based in Bangkok. From 2012 to 2013, Moritz was Head of the Asia Department and the Human Rights Department at the FNF Head Office in Potsdam. He later became Project Director of FNF Indonesia and Malaysia in 2013, before taking up the position of Head of Regional Office in Bangkok in December 2018.