Dr Thomas Finke, Head of Product Group Heat Pumps and Managing Director Bosch Thermoteknik AB, Tranås, Sweden, has been elected as a member of the board of the European Heat Pump Association. With the aim of drawing attention to the relevance of heat pumps for a CO2-neutral Europe as well as laying the foundation for sustainable growth of the heat pump industry, the EHPA represents numerous companies within the European heat pump industry.
Thomas Finke has been supporting the association's board since November 2020. He has been elected for an initial period of two years. "My goal is to support the EHPA in its necessary transformation to a business alliance. After establishing heat pump technology as a recognized building block of the climate change in Europe, it is now important to lay down the framework for sustainable growth of the entire industry. I also expect the diverse contacts with market participants along the value chain to provide valuable impetus for our work at Bosch Thermotechnology," reports Thomas Finke.
The 39-year-old chemist, who holds a a Ph. D., has been working for the Bosch Group since 2008. After completing his doctorate, he headed the Chemical Analytics group at Bosch Research in Gerlingen before taking on positions in product management at Bosch Thermotechnik GmbH and management roles at Bosch Smart Home GmbH. In addition to his work at Bosch, Thomas Finke is a member of the supervisory board of Electra Industries, a joint venture between Bosch and Electra based in Israel.