Since January 2012 Bernhard Mohr has headed the team founding Evonik Venture Capital. Prior to joining Evonik, Bernhard was a member of the BASF Venture Capital Team from 2006 until 2011. He has held senior positions in the BASF Group since 1996 and has an international expertise in marketing, finance, corporate development and research & development. Bernhard studied chemistry at the Universities of Stuttgart, Germany and Cincinnati, USA and earned a doctorate from the Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany. He held postdoctoral appointments in Japan, France and USA.