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CV Bernd Kordes


1980 Master Degree (Dipl.-Ing. (TH)) in Civil Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany

1987 Ph.D. in Sanitary Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) from the University of Karlsruhe

Work Experience


GKW Ingenieure GmbH, Mannheim, Germany, Head of Technology Department, 20 staff


WCI Umwelttechnik GmbH, Dreieich, Germany, Managing Director, 80 staff, wholy owned subsidiary of the USA based company Woodward Clyde Inc., today part of AECOM


GKW Ingenieure GmbH, Mannheim, Germany Member of the executive team, 150 staff


GKW Gruppe, Mannheim, CEO, 300 staff; company sold in 2005 by Bilfinger Berger AG to Pöyry Inc, Helsinki, Finland


Pöyry Inc, business area manager "Water 6 Environment" and later member of the executive team, 900 staff


Lahmeyer International GmbH, Bad Vilbel, CEO, 1400 staff; company sold in 2014 by Private Equity Investor capiton AG to Tractebel Engineering, Brussels, Belgium, wholy owned subsidiary of ENGIE SA, Paris (earlier known as GDF Suez)

since 2016

Kordes Consulting, self employed management consultant with focus on M&A in the consulting engineering industry

Professsional membership


Board member and Treasurer of FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers)


Board member EFCA - European Federation of Consulting Engineering Associations


Chairman of the foreign affairs committee of the German association of consulting engineers VBI