Dr Mark Misselhorn, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CAPHENIA, has dedicated his life and work to the topic of alternative fuels. He set up CAPHENIA’s predecessor company, CCP Technology GmbH, back in 2012 and was also its managing director. Under his leadership, CCP Technology concluded cooperation agreements with Lufthansa and other renowned development partners.
After studying Economics in Munich, Misselhorn completed his doctorate at the University of Göttingen. He went on to work as a consultant for the Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), UNESCO and the World Bank.
In 2007, Misselhorn founded his first company, the Maschinenwerk Misselhorn MWM GmbH. He succeeded in acquiring investments of one million euros for his start-up. Misselhorn also won the 2010 Munich Business Plan Competition. In 2012, he sold his company shares and began devoting his work to CCP Technology GmbH. Thanks to his efforts, investors invested a total of around eight million euros in the development of the technology for recycling CO2.
In 2018, Misselhorn founded CAPHENIA GmbH, together with the majority of CCP shareholders. With it, he and his partners are continuing the successful work of CCP.