Hasso von Pogrell
Since March 2009, Hasso von Pogrell is Managing Director of European Bioplastics.
Born 1964 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Mr von Pogrell spent most of his childhood and adolescence in Portugal and the United States.
Upon completion of his education in Germany and a two your term of military services, he studied Economics at the University of Cologne where he graduated in1994.
He began his political carrier as a lobbyist in 1995, when he joined the Germany Industry Association for Optical, Medical and Mechatronical Technologies, where he showed responsible for public relations and economics.
After a two-year stint as General Manager at the Federal Association of the German Medium and Large Retail Enterprises, he returned to the industry sector again. As Head of Department for Foreign Affairs at the Association of the German Construction Industry and Assistant Director of the European International Contractors (EIC), he served the construction industry for seven years from 2000 to 2007, before steering the affairs of the Association of the German Sawmill Association as its Managing Director between 2007 and 2009.
Hasso von Pogrell is married and has four children.