Siddhant Bane, MSc. is an engineer. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Mumbai and Sustainable Energy Systems at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences. He has worked as an HVAC engineer and CAD designer in Austria. Mathematical or thermal hydraulic modelling and simulations of renewable energy systems are his areas of expertise. He is constantly trying to contribute to a more sustainable and better world and works as a Research Scientist at Global Energy Solutions.
Jörn Becker studied Earth Sciences and Physics at the Free University of Berlin and the Universitat de Barcelona. In his professional career as an innovation manager, marketing and sales manager and managing director, he led interdisciplinary teams from business, science, research and development. He analysed national and international markets for investment opportunities and tested physical/technical innovations for economic viability and feasibility. Jörn Becker has been project manager for the industry partners of the GES Global Energy Perspectives project since December 2021.
Ulrich Begemann holds a degree in mechanical engineering (KIT) with additional studies in business administration (Distance Learning University Hagen and Business School INSEAD). He has 30 years of professional experience in industrial management positions. The focus of his activities was on development, design, sales, manufacturing and strategy. For more than ten years he has been intensively involved with the technical possibilities and economic aspects of defossilisation in Germany, Europe and the world. During this time, he has built up an extensive network of research institutions, companies and associations. Ulrich Begemann has been supporting Global Energy Solutions since August 2022.
Bert Beyers is a journalist and author. As a journalist he cultivates a discourse day by day, as an author one with far-reaching future perspectives. He has worked for many years as an editor at NDR in Hamburg. Books in cooperation with Franz Josef Radermacher and Mathis Wackernagel, among others. In addition, projects and articles in the areas of sustainability and the future. As Head of Communications at Global Energy Solutions, Bert Beyers has been involved from the very beginning.
Dr. Wilfried Lyhs
Dr. Wilfried Lyhs holds a doctorate in physics and has long worked and researched with engineers in metallurgy, plant construction and process engineering. As CIO of Lurgi for many years, he has also created and renewed global IT infrastructures and gained experience in managing worldwide projects. Wilfried Lyhs has been a member of the association since 2020 and project manager and senior researcher at the Global Energy Perspectives project since 2021.
Michael Mack, Dipl.-Math. oec., is the commercial director of Global Energy Solutions and responsible for the areas of finance, controlling and general administration. After studying business mathematics at the University of Ulm with semesters abroad at San Diego State University, he began his professional career in the finance department of SmithKline Beecham Pharma. He then worked for the Etimex Group (plastics processing) for almost 20 years, including over 15 years as Head of Finance and Controlling for the entire corporate group.
Dr. Tobias Orthen
Dr. Tobias Orthen is a physicist and economist. He sees himself as a bridge builder between extremes: What does global thinking mean for local action? How can science improve practical life? How can cultures work together? After studying in Kiel, Göttingen and Tokyo, he did his doctorate in Ulm on the question of what rich top emitters gain from working for climate protection and social cohesion. He is a researcher at FAW/n in Ulm, a fellow of the Global Justice Program at Yale University and helped establish Global Energy Solutions.
Dr. Jens Wagner
Dr. Jens Wagner is a chemical engineer and has held similar positions in large-scale plant engineering at thyssenkrupp and Lurgi over the last 30 years. He is currently a partner in a company that develops and licenses projects and technologies in the field of (green, blue and grey) hydrogen, methanol and ammonia. Together with his network, one focus of his work has been to increase the energy efficiency/sustainability of technologies. As a technical advisor for his areas of expertise, Jens Wagner has been supporting Global Energy Solutions since July 2021.