The Voice of Female Leaders 4

A Conversation with Jennifer Scheydt, by Steffen Ehrke, October 2023

Dr. Jennifer Scheydt’s professional journey has been marked by a remarkable commitment to innovation and sustainability in the construction and building materials industry.

As Head of the Engineering & Innovation at HeidelbergCement AG she prioritized sustainability and resource efficiency, reflecting her commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of construction materials.  Under her guidance, the department achieved several ground-breaking innovations, including the printing in 3D of Germany’s first concrete house which -in collaboration with various partners, was recognized with the German Innovation Award in 2021. 

Jennifer is Director Concrete & Surface Technology at BMI Group and Board Member at the Institute for Construction and Environment (“IBU”). As part of the AiF e.V. -Germany’s industry-supported network for the promotion of research, she has become an expert in the field of economics where she promotes entrepreneurial innovation for the  benefit of Germany’s small and medium-sized businesses.

In an industry that can often be set in its ways, Jennifer brings a refreshing disruption.


Read the full interview by Steffen Ehrke here.


Photo owned by Dr. Jennifer Scheydt
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