Studied Chemical Engineering in Dortmund and Stuttgart PhD in Reaction Engineering Studied Jazz Trumpet in Hilversum/NL Joined Bayer in 1996 Plant manager since 2000 Worked in different plants in Dormagen, Antwerpen and Uerdingen Since 2015 “Bayer Material Science” is an independent company “Covestro” Currently plant manager of a MDI plant at Covestro in Uerdingen