European Annual Gas Conference November 2020

Jochen Wagner

Jochen Wagner

Team Lead Energy & Utilities EU

Oct 1993 – Oct 1997:

  • Chemical Engineering at Fachhochschule Kaiserslautern, Germany

Jan 1998 – April 2001:

  • Technical Support Engineer Industrial Adhesives, Forbo-Adhesives, Germany. 

Responsible for the transportation segment, which included automotive industry, caravans and mobile homes, busses and trains.

Projects covered the whole range of adhesives and sealants from water or solvent based, hotmelts, 100% polyurethane systems, MS-polymers to cyanoacrylates.

May 2001 – Dec 2005:

  • Chemicals Research & Engineering, BASF SE, Germany.

Responsible for the design of distillation towers and thermodynamic simulations.

Jan 2006 – March 2013: 

  • Head of Technical Marketing Plasticizers Europe, BASF SE, Germany.

Responsible for the whole European plasticizer portfolio and all sales segments, including e.g. wire & cable, film & sheet, textile coatings, medical or toys and many more.

Representing BASF in European Council for Plasticizers and Intermediates (ECPI) from September 2011 – August 2012.

April 2013 – Dec 2016: 

  • Manager Energy & Utilities Procurement, BASF SE, Germany.

Procuring natural gas and electricity for European sitexs, including regulatory topics regarding natural gas.

Active in different industrial associations.

Jan 2017 – today: 

  • Teamlead Procurement Energy & Utilities Europe & Regulatory Affairs Natural Gas Europe, BASF SE, Germany.

Functional and disciplinary leadership of the team sourcing natural gas, electricity, steam and coal for > 100 European sites.

Responsible for sourcing strategies for natural gas, electricity and coal. Active in different industrial associations such as VIK, VCI, IFIEC, Cefic and EASEE-Gas.

Leading the working party natural gas of VIK/VCI. Member of the Executive Committee of EASEE-Gas.

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