Patrick is an industrial engineering graduate. He joined RLG as CFO in June 2010 and became CEO in January 2012. Patrick has transformed RLG into a global player, positioned as an enabler for circular economy solutions for major organizations and governments while expanding presence and opening new markets in China, India, USA, Canada, Latin America and Eastern Europe
Actively engaged in the development, innovation and operationalization of Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) solutions, Patrick keeps a constant dialogue with governments and regulators across the world in the area of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), DRS and reverse logistics.
He is recognized as a thought leader globally, through participation in multiple forums and conferences in Singapore, China, India, Europe and with EPA in the US. In 2020 and 2021, Patrick has been co-leader of the working group focusing on circular business models – Circular Economy Initiative Deutschland (CEID)
Patrick has held previous roles as CFO at Data Modul AG for nearly 10 years, and at Hilti Group for 5 years.