Thorsten Leupold graduated in Business Chemistry in Münster, Germany in 2011. In his first role, he was involved in the strategic evaluation of the adhesives market at a specialty chemicals company. Since then he has had a focus on strategic and market related topics in the chemical industry and especially A&S. He joined Schlegel und Partner as a Consultant and had led numerous projects on adhesives supporting the customer to better understand downstream markets in detail, including deduction of unmet needs, creation of value argumentations and market entry strategies. Since 2015 he is Senior Consultant leading the chemicals team at Schlegel und Partner.