Focused Leadership. Respected Energy. Christoph Lohr is IAPMO’s Vice President of Technical Services and Research. As part of his duties he provides industry leadership through participation in strategic industry initiatives, and provide technical support to all IAPMO’s business units as needed. Christoph has over a decade of experience in designing plumbing systems and has a reputation as a results-oriented expert, particularly in the realm of balancing waterborne pathogen prevention and water sustainability. Through his concentrated focus and systems-based approach he has honed his personal and organization's strategy on possible breakthrough points. It is with this mindset that Christoph consistently looks to find long-term, holistic solutions that positively impact public health and safety of plumbing systems and improving strategy development. With this experience, Christoph shapes the industry by regularly sharing his thoughts via speaking engagements and writing. He is a distinguished graduate from the Virginia Military Institute, with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.