Dr. Tobias Brandis

Job Title
Wacker Chemie AG

Dr. Tobias Brandis has been President of the business division WACKER POLYSILICON since 2017.
After Studies of Law at Universities of Heidelberg, Geneva and Tübingen, he earned
a doctorate in Law from the University of Munich.
He started his career as attorney-at-law and joined Wacker Chemie AG in Munich in 2007 as Senior Counsel. In 2010, he became Senior Vice President Corporate Development at Wacker Chemie AG and Member of the Supervisory Board at Siltronic AG, Munich. In 2014, he took over as CFO and Member of the Board of Wacker Chemical Corporation, Adrian (MI), USA and Wacker Polysilicon North America (TN). IN 2017, he became President of WACKER POLYSILICON, an early polysilicon pioneer and today the leading global supplier of highest quality hyperpure polysilicon, the key raw material for applications in the photovoltaic and semiconductor industries.

June 14, 20231st Block: High Level Panel Discussion With Representatives of the Different Parts of the Supply Chain


Further Content

Wes Stein, Chief Research Scientist for Solar Technologies at CSIRO

CSP – How Concentrated Solar Power Works

The smarter E Podcast Episode 150 | Language: English

September 14, 2023

With CSP we can achieve high temperatures of 150 - 1500 Celsius to drive power cycles or industrial processes such as cement production or green hydrogen. But how far along is CSP technology? Wes Stein will give us the answer to this and other questions.

Market Trends

PV Production: Can Europe Keep Up With the Rest of the World?

September 7, 2023

Even though the European Solar PV Industry Alliance is predicting that its own annual production capacity goal of 30 gigawatts (GW) will actually be exceeded by 2025, there’s still no guarantee that Europe will be able to catch back up with the international competition and secure a leading position again when it comes to PV production.

Dr. Hamed Beheshti and Ahmad Sandid

How Solar PV Is Helping to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

The smarter E Podcast Episode 149 | Language: English

September 7, 2023

Africa has a huge untapped solar potential. The integrated solar water desalination project at Lodwar Hospital in Kenya is a flagship project that contributes to several Sustainable Development Goals.


PV-Symposium Brings Together Optimistic German-speaking Solar Industry

March 3, 2023

Innovations at the PV Symposium: Solar technology, sector coupling, promotion of renewable energies


EU energy transition initiatives ETIP SNET and BRIDGE present themselves

March 1, 2023

The EU initiatives ETIP SNET and BRIDGE will present themselves at a joint booth at EM Power Europe 2023.

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