Robert Terörde

Robert Terörde is Senior Research Manager Process Catalysis at BASF in De Meern.

After obtaining his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis from Utrecht University, Robert Terörde started his career in industry at AkzoNobel as section head industrial silicates research. Thereafter he joined the chemical catalyst research group of the former Engelhard corporation, which meanwhile has become part of BASF. Currently, as Senior Research Manager, he leads a process catalysis research group at BASF in De Meern. Robert is board member in the Dutch Catalysis Society and represents BASF in the board of VIRAN, the industrial advisory board of the Netherlands Research School on Catalysis, NIOK. He co-authored the roadmap on Chemical Conversion, Process Technology and Synthesis as a member of the respective program council of the Topsector Chemistry. He is executive board member in ARC CBBC, the advanced research center focusing on chemical building blocks for a sustainable future, and has been serving in several user committees and program committees for PPS programs in the field of catalysis, s.a. Aspect and Catchbio.