Dr. Daniela Kruse is heading the New Business Development of the Business line Interface & Performance of Evonik Operations. She studied biology in Cologne and Sussex, took a doctorate in biochemistry and achieved a Master of Business Administration. At Evonik, Daniela was first active in biotechnological and chemical R&D. Afterwards, she took over marketing responsibilities inter alia for Additives for Agriculture. In 2021 she set up the New Markets group being in charge of growth topics of the business line, including agriculture.