Dr. Thomas Narbeshuber was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1966. He studied chemistry at the Technical University of Vienna. After earning his doctorate in 1994 at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, he did a postdoc at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Lyon, France. He started his career at BASF more than 25 years ago. His journey has been exciting with many interesting challenges and diverse experiences across international boundaries at BASF. Since 2014 he leads the operation of BASF Central & South East Europe as a BASF Group Vice President. Besides his positions at BASF, he is serving in the board of the German-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and he is leading the EU Green Deal Working Groups in the German-Hungarian and the American Chambers of Commerce in Hungary. For the German-Eastern European Business Association he acts as a speaker for South-East-Europe