Lea Bath holds a bachelor and master degree in textile engineering from Reutlingen University. After her graduation she has been working as research and development engineer for Trützschler GmbH & Co. KG, Mönchengladbach, a leading manufacturer of spinning machinery. In 2016 she joined Low & Bonar GmbH, Hückelhoven as product manager for the product groups Tensile Architecture and Tent. As a manufacturer of coated polyester fabrics Low & Bonar is a global player in the field of technical textiles. During her occupation at Low & Bonar Lea Bath completed the master program in membrane structures at the Institute for Membrane and Shell Technology, IMS e.V. of Anhalt University of Applied Science.