Transportation - Speaker Biographies

Speaker Biographies


Jan Kettemann


Mr Jan Ketteman
Consultant, Chemicals and Technical Consumables,Schlegel & Partner

  • Since 2012 Consultant in the Department of Chemicals and Technical Consumables at Schlegel und Partner
  • Specialist for nonwovens, technical textiles and paper
  • Special expertise in acoustic insulation in automotive, structural composites in automotive, and facing materials in automotive




Adrian Wilson


Adrian Wilson

Adrian is an analyst, writer and editor specialising in the technical textiles, nonwovens and composites industries.

He is currently managing editor of Sustainable Nonwovens (MCL Communications) and Smart Textiles and Nanotechnology (International Newsletters).

His most recent published books include‘Automotive Nonwovens:Solid Gains through Materials Substitution’ (TMS, 2017) and ‘Nonwoven Filter Media: Technologies and Global Markets’ (BCC Research, 2016).




James Taylor


Dr James Taylor
R&T Manager, Autoneum

Dr James Taylor has worked for Autoneum Management AG, and before that Rieter Automotive, as the R&T Manager responsible for Interior Floor since 2004. Within this role he is responsible for innovation in product, materials and processes related to carpet and inner dash as well as felt and acoustic barrier technologies. Educated at Exeter University in the South West of England, James holds a PhD in Organic chemistry. Previously he has extensive work experience in Ciba Specialty Chemicals in an innovation management role for the Imaging business unit.




Dr Egon Moos


Dr Egon Moos
Product Manager Underbody Systems, Röchling Automotive

Dr. Moos studied Mechanical Engineering with a focus on composites at Kaiserslautern University, Germany and University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, and gained a
PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Kaiserslautern University, Germany (2000).
Since 2008: Product Manager for underbody systems at Röchling Automotive SE & Co. KG. Prior to this position he was Team Leader in the Processing and the Pre-development department at Röchling Automotive (2001-2007).
From 2008-2010 he was Chairman of the EATC (European Alliance for Thermoplastic Composites), a working group within the AVK-Industrievereinigung verstärkte Kunststoffe (Federation of Reinforced Plastics).




Bernd Gulich


Dr Bernd Gulich
Saxon Textile Research Institute (STFI)

  • Management and independent execution of more than 30  research projects focussing on textile recycling and nonwovens
  • ca. 50 publications and specialist papers
  • Co-author of ‘Nonwovens’ (specialist book) published by Wiley-VCH in 2000 and 2012
  • Deputy Head of Department Nonwovens  and Recycling