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Christoph Grass becomes managing director of GKW Consult in July

Posted on 2 Jul, 2024 by Christoph Rasch

As of July 2024 Christoph Grass has taken over the position of the Managing Director at GKW Consult. Christoph has nearly 20 years of professional experience and has held various managerial positions at international engineering consultancy firms. With a background in hydraulics and water resources, he began his career in storm- and wastewater projects in Germany before he moved to international projects in the hydropower and water resources industry for private investors as well as for all major international donor agencies such as the KFW, GIZ, the Worldbank, ADB, Jica, and EBRD. His professional experience in the water sector and climate resilience is supplemented by four years in the project management at SuedLink, one of Germany’s keystone High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) energy transition projects.

“I am eager to return to the international stage of engineering and consultancy, and that my extensive experience in international water projects will make a difference in delivering outstanding results”, Christoph Grass comments.

GKW Consult in brief - With a history of 70 years, GKW Consult is among the top international independent consultants for environmental engineering with particular focus on water supply, wastewater treatment and disposal, industrial water management, solid waste and regional infrastructure development. GKW services the full project cycle from project identification, feasibility, preliminary and final design, tender preparation and evaluation to construction supervision, commissioning and operation. Modern tools, digital solutions and highly qualified engineers are at the service of clients including from branch offices in India, Morocco, Colombia, Tanzania and a host of other locations. GKW has more than 50 staff at their headquarters in Mannheim, Germany and over 200 staff overseas achieving an average of 15 Million EURO turnover. GKW joined GFA Group in March, 2023.