Mechanical engineer by training. Formerly, 16 years as Senior Partner, McKinsey, heading the global work in logistics and infrastructure. As Member of the Board, DB Schenker, was responsible for the international growth and operations of the company’s rail division. Former Chief Executive Officer of companies in the renewable energy sector, namely Novatec/ABB and Solar Millennium; acted as Adviser to the Board for Flagsol/Ferrostaal in the renewable division. Member of the board of several new energy start-ups. Faculty, Institute for Energy Economics, Cologne.