Dr. Ralf Hortsch
Head Of Strategy & Marketing Business Line Biofuels & Derivatives, Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH
Ralf Hortsch was appointed Head of Strategy & Marketing of Clariant’s Business Line Biofuels & Derivatives in March 2021.
Before his current role, Ralf held various positions at the Business Line including Head of Licensing & Services (2018-2021), Head of Operations sunliquid® Pre-commercial Plant (2013-2018) and Group Leader Fermentation (2011-2013). He was part of the sunliquid® technology development team from the beginning. Prior to that, he worked as an R&D Group Leader for Süd-Chemie.
Born in Dresden, Germany in 1981, he holds a PhD in Bioprocess Engineering from the Technical University of Munich, Germany and an Engineering Bachelor and Masters Degree from the Technical University Dresden.