Dr. Klaus Engel is Chief Executive Officer at Evonik Industries AG, Member-Executive Board at Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft, Vice President-Executive Board at Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V. and Vice President-Executive Board at Verband der Chemischen Industrie eV.
He is on the Board of Directors at Borussia Dortmund Geschäftsführungs GmbH and National Bank AG. Dr. Engel was previously employed as Member-Supervisory Board by Universitaetsklinikum Essen, Chairman-Supervisory Board by Degussa AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board by Evonik Degussa GmbH, Member-Executive Board by RAG AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board by Brenntag Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Member-Supervisory Board by Brenntag AG, Chief Executive Officer by Brenntag Management GmbH, a Managing Director by Creanova Spezialchemie GmbH, a Principal by Hüls AG, a Principal by E.ON AG, a Principal by Chemische Werke Brockheus, Member-Supervisory Board by RAG Deutsche Steinkohle AG, Member-Supervisory Board by STEAG GmbH, Member-Supervisory Board by Vivawest GmbH, and Member-Supervisory Board by Vivawest Wohnen GmbH.
He received his undergraduate degree from Ruhr Universität Bochum.