Born in Amsterdam in 1968, PhD in Physical Chemistry from University of Eindhoven. After a short postdoc at ECN in Petten, working for the Metrohm group since 1996 and as CEO of Metrohm Applikon since 2007. With Metrohm Applikon Timoer is responsible for all the Process Analysis business within the Metrohm group. At Metrohm Applikon we combine Mechatronics with Analytical Chemistry to provide chemical analysis solutions to the Industry. Metrohm is an independent company with its headquarters in Herisau, Switzerland and is owned by a foundation.