Evonik Operations GmbH belongs to the Evonik Group, which is one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies. The business line Care Solutions, as part of the Nutrition & Care division, is one of the leading global suppliers of cosmetic ingredients and concepts for effective skin, hair and body care. Evonik Care Solutions provides innovative, high quality and sustainable product solutions with scientifically based performance, using renewable resources and sustainable methods based on three technology platforms: organics, silicones, actives. Emulsifiers, secondary surfactants, synthetic and enzymatically produced emollients, conditioners, thickeners, pearlizing agents and active ingredients comprise our product portfolio.
head of R&D Biotechnology Care Solutions as part of Research, Development & Innovation of Evonik Operations GmbH. Started in 2001 at Evonik – Cosmoferm. One of the responsibilities is to find and test new products or processes for Care Solutions.
received his Ph. D. in Chemistry from Bochum University and subsequently joined former Degussa Food Ingredients in 2002. From 2005 to 2018 he held positions as R&D Manager for Personal Care, Head of Innovation Management for Household Care and R&D Biobased Material at Evonik. From 2010 to 2013, he also was member of the board of SEPAWA e.V., the German association of the cosmetic and detergent experts. In 2019, he assumed his current role as Global Head of R&D for the business line Care Solutions.