Harald Boeck was born in Dortmund in Germany in 1956 and attended school in Siegen, Germany from 1962 to 1974. From 1974 to 1980, he attended the Technical University of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, where he obtained the degree of Dipl.-Ing. (MSc.) Chemical Engineering. From 1980 to 1981, he was a Research Assistant at Loughborough University in the U.K. In 1982, he joined Harburg-Freudenberger (former Krupp Extraktionstechnik resp. various other company names), where he held various positions - R&D screw presses - project engineer pressing plants - project manager - technical sales manager - director of sales & technology.
Since January 1st, 2011, he has been Director of the Business Unit of HF Press + LipidTech.
HF Press+LipidTech, Harburg-Freudenberger Maschinenbau GmbH, Hamburg, Germany