He is the head of the research center at 70+ years old performing experiments on diclonius. He is from a long line of diclonius ancestry that has been watered down by interbreeding with humans much of this is however only revealed in the manga. As a result of this he has no vectors and much smaller horns on his head. The aim of him and his son is in part to replenish their bloodline with the diclonius they are experimenting on of which Lucy is the first to be able to reproduce and thus gain power as kings of the new race.