Robert is the Group Head Packaging Technology in Device Development and Commercialization at Novartis Pharma. He holds a degree in biochemistry from the University Bayreuth and a Ph.D. from the University Heidelberg, where he graduated in 1998.
He joined Novartis in Basel in 2016. Before he worked with SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging where he served in several leading functions in Product Management, Product Development for sterile primary packaging products and Technical Customer Support. He has 17 years of experience in packaging products and devices for pharmaceutical and biotech applications.