Maurits van Tol

Maurits van Tol, Chief Technology Officer

  • KS4- 5 / S4-6
  • Wednesday 24th June – AM
  • Maurits van Tol being interviewed by SFS before moving to student Q+A. Watch and learn more about Maurits’ career in STEM and life lessons and advice.

Maurits van Tol

Maurits van Tol is Chief Technology Officer at Johnson Matthey, a global leader in science that enables a cleaner and healthier world. With over 200 years of sustained commitment to innovation and technological breakthroughs, we improve the performance, function and safety of our customers’ products. Our science has a global impact in areas such as low emission transport, pharmaceuticals, chemical processing and making the most efficient use of the planet’s natural resources.
Before joining Johnson Matthey, Maurits was Senior Vice President Innovation and Technology at Borealis. Maurits was responsible for shaping the Circular Economy business for Borealis as well as being part of the company’s management board responsible for their Plastics business. Maurits was a senior leader with Borealis since 2012. Until 2012 he spent 19 years with Royal DSM in a wide variety of R&D, Innovation and Business Management roles.
Maurits has a PhD in Catalysis and an MSc in Physical Chemistry and Catalysis, both from Leiden University, The Netherlands. Parts of his studies were also performed at the University of East Anglia, and UC Berkeley. He shares our passion for science having achieved 18 patents and 30 publications and he sits on a number of Advisory Boards for Technology across the Chemicals Sector.
Maurits enjoys travelling, discovering different cultures and the great outdoors, and has a passion for running, art and cars.