DEKSOR / BGR - German Competent Authority - EU Due Diligence Obligations in Mineral Supply Chains
Head of DEKSOR
Matthias Baier focused on interdisciplinary development cooperation as well as European integration and globalization in his economics studies and later as a research assistant. Today, he has over 25 years of experience in international cooperation as a consultant and project coordinator. From 2009 on, he worked as a project coordinator at the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) for, among others, the certification project for so-called "conflict minerals" in the DR Congo. Since 2019, he has been applying his many years of experience on the design and practical implementation of due diligence in mineral supply chains as head of DEKSOR at BGR.