Lutz Stoeber is an Investment Director at Evonik Venture Capital. Prior to joining the team founding Evonik Venture Capital in 2012, Lutz has been involved in investments in chemical, materials and industrial companies for more then a decade. Lutz helped to establish Pardus Capital between 2005 and 2010 and ran their German office. Between 1999 and 2005, Lutz worked for t and was part of DGH&A that was widely recognized for its ability to acquire, set strategy for and grow companies in the chemical and industrial minerals sector. He participated in investment opportunities across the capital structure focusing on North America and Europe. Lutz holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry and is an inventor of technology relating to engineered materials at AlliedSignal.