Jürgen Mäurer

Business Development Expert Renewable Energy Markets

Highly accomplished management expert with 20+ years of international operations and leadership experience within various engineering contexts with focus on renewable energy (wind and PV)

Project Manager and consultant that couples industry-specific expertise, commercial acumen with interdisciplinary experience in: project management | financial management | contract drafting and negotiation | vendor/supplier selection and development

Proven professional expertise in: formation and setup of foreign subsidiaries across the globe | initiating strong business alliances and establishing successful project and corporate structures | interacting with all levels of management to resolve issues that cross organizational boundaries

Responsibility: P&L and budget | team player with proven leadership capabilities to drive international and interdisciplinary teams with internal and external employees

Adept communicator with analytical skills as well as the ability to negotiate, influence and integrate across multiple & varied business areas to drive results and accomplish shared goals

Core Competencies: Renewable energy EPC & O&M | wind power | hydro power | photovoltaic and project business development | global project & program management | commercial, governance & regulatory requirements | networking & relationship building skills  | staff training & development

2002 – now

enen endless energy GmbH | Hamburg/GER |www.enen.energy

Consulting company with special focus on the development, planning and financing of wind and PV plants

Managing Director & Owner                                                                                                                    

Regions: Europe including Eastern Europe, Asia (Turkey, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and China) and the Americas (Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, USA, Cuba, Panama and Antigua)

Selected Accounts:

ET Solutions AG | Munich/GER |www.etsolutions.de | 2011 – 2016

Leading vertically integrated solar product manufacturing and turnkey solar system solution provider across the globe | <100m€ revenue | <100 employees

Responsible for the identification, evaluation, acquisition and development of semi-ready, ready for construction PV Plants across EMENA and EPC orders for turnkey utility scale plant realization and open markets in Ukraine, Romania, UK, Turkey and Jordan

ENN Group Europe, Frankfurt/GER | 2010

WIRSOL SOLAR AG, Waghäusel/GER | 2010

Windwärts Energie GmbH, Hanover/GER | 2010

WKN AG, Husum/GER | 2008 – 2009

Theolia S.A., Aix-en-Provence/FR | 2005 – 2007

Energiequelle GmbH, Bremen & Kallinchen/GER | 2005 – 2007

Focus: Market monitoring and analyses | global country studies | set up of project development companies | identification and acquisition of concrete green energy projects | selection and build-up of new and innovative environmental-orientated (Clean Tech) business fields

Market Monitoring/Subsidiary Establishment/Project Development

  • Established and managed foreign subsidiaries worldwide
  • Set up project development companies for wind farms, hydro power plants, energy storage systems, seawater desalination systems, energy saving systems, photovoltaic across Europe

Selected Projects & Achievements:

  • Responsible for business plan creation and acquisition of financing such as equity, loans and grants for seed and start up stadium
  • Coordinated necessary legal affairs; formulated, negotiated and closed contracts, among others with new business partners and third party vendors
  • Recruited and coached specialized local staff
  • Selected and contracted local co-operation partners with concrete project developments
  • Set up structural, textual control and reporting system for the parent company referring to the foreign subsidiaries
  • Served in selected projects as interim manager in seed and start up stages of companies at management or board level

Identification und acquisition of concrete green energy projects

  • Managed all aspects projects from inception/concept through delivery with focus on wind power and hydro power, photovoltaic and biomass in different development stages
  • Verified the economic feasibility study regarding selective and client-specific criteria
  • Formulated negotiate and close collaboration deals e.g. service and EPC contracts
  • Accomplished economic, legal and technical due diligence for project acquisitions and the respective expert integration (lawyers, accountants, climatology) in the processes
  • Oversaw project management up to ready-to-build stage

Selection/build-up of new and innovative environmental-orientated (Clean Tech) business fields

  • Selected, won and implemented technical environmental innovations as “Innovation Scout“ or Business Development Expert
  • Created and optimized business plans as well as application documents for grants
  • Acquisition of equity, loans and grants (local, regional, national and EU) for the seed und start-up phase with accompanying presentations and negotiations
  • Prepared and conducted coaching to initiators/management

01/1996 – 12/2005

Freelance Business Development Consultant – Renewable Energy

Regions: Europe including Eastern Europe, Asia and the Americas

Selected Accounts: Picos Verdes Lda., Portugal | Patentpool Technologie Fonds GmbH & Co. KG, Munich | Windwärts GmbH, Hanover/GER | Hydrocontracting Group, Vienna/AT | CIS solar production GmbH& Co., Berlin/GER

Selected Projects & Achievements: Analyzed and evaluated technical and engineering aspects of renewable energy projects  | owned diligence, negotiation, procurement, and development of renewable energy | administered overall services, planning, and business activities led support services for project development, strategic planning, forecasting and budgeting

11/1985 – 12/2005

Additional relevant professional experiences

AWI Hatto Brenner & Co. GmbH, Hamburg | Division Head Renewable Energies | 2002 – 2005

Umweltkontor AG, Erkelenz/GER | International Project Development Director |1999 – 2002

SolarPlus GmbH, Munich/GER | Managing Director | 1996 – 2001

UMCO Umweltprojekte Consult AG, Kleinbösingen/CH | Director | 1996 – 1999

UMHO Umweltprojekte Holding AG, Augsburg/GER | CEO | 1996 – 1999

Walter Bau AG [Walter Holding], Augsburg/GER | Technical Managing Director | 1991 – 1995

Sakosta Group, Munich/GER | Technical Expert / Department Head |1985 – 1990

04/1983 – 02/1987

Studies in Political Theory & Systems and International Policy, extra-occupational program

Bavarian School of Public Policy & Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich/GER

Focus: International financial systems for ecological-orientated market participants

03/1983

Master of Engineering in Physical Chemistry, German: Diplom-Ingenieur

University of Applied Systems Munich

Specializations: Technical Environment Protection – waste management, emission monitoring and control, water management, soil protection

Languages

German: native
English: excellent command
Spanish: basic knowledge

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint)

Lecturer

Assistant Professor Renewable Energy | University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg/GER

Publications

Selected articles and studies (German):

  • „Strategien und Potenziale von Auslandsmärkten anhand ausgewählter Länder für das Marktsegment Erneuerbare Energien”, in Dr. Gößl, M. / Brenner, H.: Praxishandbuch für Exportmanager, Wolters Kluwer Deutschland, Cologne/GER (2003) | wolters-kluwer.de
  • Deutsche Energie Agentur GmbH, Berlin/GER (2003 – 2006) | deutsche-energie-agentur.de
  • Country Profiles on Renewable Energy: Greece (2006, 2004, 2003) and Turkey (2004) | exportinitiative.de

Memberships

  • Business Club Bavaria
  • Initiative Erneuerbare Energien SOFORT – Renewables NOW
  • BAND Business Angel Network Deutschland
  • Greenpeace Energy
  • Freiwilligen Zentrum Hamburg /Hamburg Volunteer Center

Interests

Sports (walking, football & skiing), reading, history, wellness, meditation & spirituality