Professional Experience:
Current Position:
Dipl.Betriebswirt (European Business School, EBS)
~40 Years in Oil, Gas and Energy Industry
Consulting Economist / Negotiator

Professional Experience

Commercial Project Manager in the E&P and Energy Industry,
Mergers & Acquisitions, New Ventures, Economics, Contract Analysis and Interpretation, Deal Structuring, Negotiations, Due Diligence Processes, Corporate Governance, Joint Ventures

Commercial / Economics / Negotiations / Mergers & Acquisitions Consultant (2012 till today)

  • Almost 40 years of experience in the Oil & Gas and in the Energy Industry.
  • Freelance Commercial Consultant since 2012,
    conducted various jobs; e.g.:
    • Commercial Evaluation and Assessment of Oil & Gas Companies, Farm-In and Buyout Offers
    • Commercial / Financial / Legal Due Diligence Reviews of Oil & Gas projects and companies
    • Conceptual design for deal structures in Oil & Gas projects and acquisitions
    • Negotiation of Sales-Agreements for renewable energy (wind)

Professional Career (1981 -2012)

  • Early retirement in 2012, employed before by RWE AG (Essen), Deutsche Essent GmbH (Düsseldorf), Aquila Energy GmbH (Essen), Deminex GmbH (Essen),
  • Manager M&A, New Ventures, Economics
  • Identification and Management of M&A projects (acquisition / sale of utilities) and direct investment and divestment projects (i.e. power plants, renewables, gas storages, gas to power projects, etc.) in the Energy Industry
  • Identification and Management of New Venture projects (Farm Ins, Joint Study Bidding Groups, Reserve Acquisitions, Joint Ventures) in the E&P industry
  • Set-up and negotiations of transaction and Corporate Governance structures, Joint Ventures and partnership models
  • Negotiation of relevant contracts (M&A, Confidentiality, Farm-In and Joint Study Bidding, Consultancy, Joint Operating Agreements, Share Purchase, Company Documents)
  • Commercial / Financial Due Diligence of Oil & Gas and Energy projects and companies
  • Economics including development of economic models

Major Projects include:

  • Acquisition and later sale of qualified majority stake in German Energy Trading Company
  • Acquisition of 260 MW capacity of CCGT (Germany)
  • Set-up and later sale of shares of German Gas Trading Joint Venture
  • Set-up of joint venture and partnership structure for gas storage in Epe (Germany)
  • Winning Tender and negotiation for North Idku Block, (Egypt)
  • Acquisition of 50% in Exploration venture in Columbia
  • Acquisition of 50% in Exploration venture in Ethopia
  • Set up of E&P Joint Venture Nishnewolksneft (Russia)
  • Set up of Study Bidding Groups and Pre-Qualification documents for E&P Projects in Brazil, Iran, Libya / Tunisia, Egypt, etc)
  • Worldwide commercial analysis of petroleum contracts and legislation and conduct of Economics