Executive Vice President and Regional Manager
Asia Pacific, Energy & Renewables Advisory, DNV GL - Energy
Mathias (老马) is Executive Vice President and Regional Manager Asia Pacific, Energy & Renewables Advisory, at DNV GL - Energy. Before the merger of DNV and Germanischer Lloyd in September 2013 Mathias was the Regional Manager of GL Garrad Hassan Asia Pacific.
Mathias and his team of today 150 experts across the region deliver advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. His expertise spans onshore and offshore wind and through the work with his team he has good understanding of solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, sustainable energy use as well as energy markets and regulations.
Mathias special interest is the impact of digitalization on cities and the energy ecosystem. He has taken courses at Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley and attended Leadership Programs at Ashridge Business School and INSEAD.
Mathias works in the energy industry since 2003 and holds a German Diploma (equivalent to Masters Degree) in 'Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology' (2001) from the ‘Technical University Hamburg-Harburg’. Whilst studying, Mathias earned the ‘Vordiplom prize of Hamburg Construction’ for the top five intermediate diplomas and a stipendiary from ‘Konrad Adenauer Foundation Germany’. Over the course of his diploma, Mathias also took the opportunity to study at the ‘University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology’ specialising in concrete and steel structures as well as an additional Degree in Geotechnics.