After graduating from the European Business College in Munich, Christoph – a second generation exhibition logistics leader – started his career with BTG in 2001. Christoph has been the Managing Director of BTG since 2006. Following in his father’s footsteps (a founding father of IELA), he has always been very active in IELA. He was and is a member of several Working Groups (Training, Membership and Standards) and was elected to the Board of Management of IELA in 2007. He was Treasurer and Vice-Chairman of IELA twice and was finally elected as Chairman of the Board of Management of IELA in Amsterdam in 2014. Christoph prefers to spend his free time with his family, riding his motorbike and visiting the Allianz Arena, the home of his favourite football club – FC Bayern Munich.