Chemical: education-training, and research

Dieter Rothbacher, M.D, M.Sc.
Dieter Rothbacher, M.D, M.Sc.

Dieter Rothbacher (M), born 1966, a graduate from the Austrian Military Academy, is the CEO of the Austrian CBRN Protection GmbH.


His professional background includes more than 25 years of experience in the area of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Materials (CBRN) and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD):

  • more than 15 years as a CBRN Defence Officer of the Austrian Armed Forces;
  • 10-year employment with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) as an Inspection Team Leader and as lead trainer for Chemical Weapons Inspectors of the OPCW Inspectorate;
  • WMD destruction and inspection assignments with the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) and the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) in Iraq.