Markus Spiegl, President

Dr. Markus Spiegl has many years of experience in bitumen research and in industry, and was elected as President of Eurobitume at the Association’s Spring Meeting in April 2019.

Markus began his career at TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology), where as the Deputy Head of the Bitumen and Asphalt Laboratory he and his team conducted lab tests. Since 2007 Markus has been working for the Austrian oil and gas company OMV Refining & Marketing in Vienna, where he is Department Head and Product Manager Black Products and responsible for the development of “black products” – from bitumen to marine fuel.

While working at OMV, Markus has been involved with various associations and organisations, such as GESTRATA, the Austrian company responsible for the maintenance of asphalt roads and the Austrian member of the European Committee for Standardisation.

Markus has been supporting Eurobitume since 2008, when he became a member of the Technical and HSE Committee. He has represented OMV at the general meetings since 2010 and been on Eurobitume’s Board of Directors since 2015. He was Treasurer from 2015 to 2018, appointed Chair of the Membership Committee in June 2017 and served as Vice-President from March 2018 until the Spring Meeting in April 2019.