Steen has 25 years of experience as a result orientated leader in both start-up companies and global organizations and a proven track record of creating and managing strong and motivated teams. He has an in-depth understanding of building start-up companies, of technology development and commercialization, and business development. A critical thinker and problem solver with solid experience in both strategic and operational execution including effective P&L management. He has a truly global background with experience in North & South America, Europe, and China/Asia. His industry experience includes bio-tech, water, food and renewable energy, and he has worked extensively with business development in new and emerging markets as well as launching new products in various industrial segments. He holds a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and a MBA.