Dr. Schröder is Chief Executive Officer at Nauticor GmbH & Co. KG, a leading provider of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as marine fuel.

Since 2007 Dr. Schröder has been working in the shipping industry where he was active in finance, restructuring and commercial ship management. Before joining Nauticor in 2013 he was Authorised Representative at a shipping company based in Hamburg.

He holds a master's degree in business administration from Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL) and gained a doctorate from RWTH Aachen University.