Tim Thiel

Global Circular Economy Manager


Tim Thiel currently works in Sustainability Transformation and the Circular Economy at Covestro. In this role, his focus is to help achieve the corporate mission of making Covestro truly sustainable & fully circular. He focuses on the implementation of Covestro’s strategy towards a Circular and Climate-neutral Economy. As of 2024, he is a 25-year veteran of Covestro with prior experience in strategic marketing and business development in various vertical markets, including the building and construction industry. In addition to serving on GBI’s Board, Tim represents Covestro on the Board of the 2030 Districts National Network. Additionally, Tim plays an active role in collaborating with the Pittsburgh chapter of the Green Building Alliance and serving on their district advisory committee. Sustainability and the recycling of materials is another passion that he has developed over the years leading to Tim’s current role on Covestro.

A native of Pittsburgh, Tim earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting as well as a Master’s of Science in Accounting from Robert Morris University. He also holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.