Once only of academic interest, the combination of liquid chromatographic separation with subsequent separation in the gas-phase is proving to be suitable for routine use. In routine laboratory work, the method continues to present a major challenge, above all with regard to precision, repe ... more
Institut Kirchhoff Berlin GmbH, Leiter des Prüflaboratoriums
is a certified food chemist (degree in Bonn, practical year in Münster). Since 2002, he has been working at the Institut Kirchhoff GmbH with emphasis on the following points: Management of chemical analysis tests (2002 – 2007), Technical manager of the testing laboratory (2007 – 2009), Laboratory manager / scientific management (2009 – 2011). He has been the testing laboratory manager since 2011. His areas of work are the organisation and management of the analytical sections, customer support (focussing on scientific questions), the coordination and supervision of analytical development and validation projects, as well as the development of new quality assurance strategies and laboratory projects. He is involved in diverse committees and certification boards, such as the GA FETT (Joint Committee for the Analysis of Fats, Oils Fatty products, Related Products and Raw Materials), the DIN-Committee “Vitamins and Carotinoids”, the § 64 LFGB Working Group “Vitamin analysis” as well as control-testing expert.