Erik Steinfelder returned to Thermo Fisher Scientific as the Biobanking Market Development Director in February 2020. Before that Erik was Director-General of BBMRI-ERIC, a Research Infrastructure fully focusing on biobanking. Between 2008 and 2017 he worked for Thermo Fisher Scientific in various commercial roles, including Biobanking Commercial Leader EMEA. Erik is a former President of ESBB, the European Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking and is currently one of their ambassadors. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Analytical Chemistry.