Thimo V. Schmitt-Lord


Executive Director
Bayer Foundations

Thimo V. Schmitt-Lord MBE is Executive Director and head of the Bayer Foundations – a non-profit impact investor and partner of pioneers in science and society since 1897.

The Bayer Foundations promote science excellence and gap-closing social innovation all around the world. Thimo is from background a genetic engineer and holds master degrees in business and engineering from the University of Greenwich in London, Indiana University Bloomington in the US and Kitakyushu University in Japan.

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