Marc de Pater

Principal

Marc de Pater

Education

University of Groningen
MSc Polymer Chemistry

Past Experience

Synthomer
Marketing & Sales Director
Cargill
VP Marketing & Technology
ICI
Global Marketing Director

Marc de Pater

Marc is a Principal based in the Amsterdam office. He is a core member of ADL’s Chemicals Practice and a member of the Strategy & Organization Practice. Marc focuses on the chemicals, materials and feed & food industries. 

Marc is a functional expert in:

  • (Commercial) strategy development and implementation (planning and execution)
  • Product & business development strategy

Before joining Arthur D. Little, Marc spent 25 years in the chemicals and related industries, in which he held a variety of marketing, sales and innovation roles at companies such as BASF, Cargill, ICI, Kraton, Shell and Synthomer, at director and VP level. Marc has worked extensively in the US and Asia, notably Japan and China, and lived in the UK for about six years.

Marc holds an MSc in chemistry and has completed several executive education courses (i.a. at Wharton). He is fluent in Dutch and English and speaks conversational German. In addition to his work at Arthur D. Little, Marc is an advisor to two start-ups, one in the UK (catalysts) and the other in the Netherlands (home decoration). Marc lives with his partner in a leafy part of the Netherlands, and enjoys playing golf, hiking and cooking in his spare time.

Marc de Pater

Marc is a Principal based in the Amsterdam office. He is a core member of ADL’s Chemicals Practice and a member of the Strategy & Organization Practice. Marc focuses on the chemicals, materials and feed & food industries. 

Marc is a functional expert in:

  • (Commercial) strategy development and implementation (planning and execution)
  • Product & business development strategy

Before joining Arthur D. Little, Marc spent 25 years in the chemicals and related industries, in which he held a variety of marketing, sales and innovation roles at companies such as BASF, Cargill, ICI, Kraton, Shell and Synthomer, at director and VP level. Marc has worked extensively in the US and Asia, notably Japan and China, and lived in the UK for about six years.

Marc holds an MSc in chemistry and has completed several executive education courses (i.a. at Wharton). He is fluent in Dutch and English and speaks conversational German. In addition to his work at Arthur D. Little, Marc is an advisor to two start-ups, one in the UK (catalysts) and the other in the Netherlands (home decoration). Marc lives with his partner in a leafy part of the Netherlands, and enjoys playing golf, hiking and cooking in his spare time.

More About Marc
  • University of Groningen
    MSc Polymer Chemistry
  • Synthomer
    Marketing & Sales Director
  • Cargill
    VP Marketing & Technology
  • ICI
    Global Marketing Director