Andreas Kessler studied Mechanical Engeneering with focus on plastics processing. After his PhD he worked 8 years for BASF and ES-Plastics in Germany. He developed applications for virgin plastics and was in charge for sales and marketing of plastics packaging. Since 2007 he is working for SUEZ Benelux & Germany where he reorganized the plastics recycling activities and developed the future plastics strategy in this region. Today he is implementing this strategy as Director of the Business Unit Plastics Benelux & Germany.