Speaker

Dr. Hans-Jürgen Korte
Senior Manager, Solvay’s Corporate Government & Public Affairs department.

Dr. Korte has studied Chemistry at the Westfälische Wilhelms University in Münster Germany. After having finalized his PhD in 1981 he has spent 2 years as a Post Doctorate Fellow at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and at the Max Planck Institute Stuttgart, Germany.

He joined Deutsche Solvay Werke in 1984 and has held several positions in R&D, Environment and Technical Marketing.

In 1996 he moved to the Solvay SA Headquarter in Brussels were he headed different European Marketing and Sales Functions within the Chemicals Sector until 2002.

From 2003 until 2010 he was Regulatory Affairs Manager for Solvay Fluor GmbH and later nominated Head of Industrial and Regulatory Affairs of Solvay’s Chemicals Sector. At the same time he was responsible for coordinating Sustainable Development and Responsible Care issues for the sector.

Since 2011 he is Senior Manager at Solvay’s Corporate Government & Public Affairs department.