Dr Katharina Schlegel
Group Leader for Global Market Development Biopolymers at BASF
As leader of the Global Market Development of Biodegradable Plastics at BASF, Katharina is especially interested in moving the Circular Economy and Bioeconomy to a higher level.
Katharina studied biology and completed her doctoral degree in microbiology at the Goethe University in Frankfurt. Starting her career as a researcher for biodegradation of plastics in the environment, she is an expert in microbial processes connected to compostable plastics. Since 2019 she has been a working group chair at European Bioplastics.