Management

The Executive Board – Reliable.Relentless.Role Model

Uwe Leonhardt, founder and CEO, and Günther Conrad, CTO, have been leading Umwelt Management AG for over 20 years. Uwes and Günthers combined experience, especially with wind farm and bio mass projects, are a role-model for the local and regional business community. Their drive and ambition to develop successful projects in the sustainable energy arena are reflected in their success in the market and a business leaders.

Founder, CEO and Chairman of Umwelt Management AG

Uwe Leonhardt

Mr. Leonhardt holds a master degree in business administration with a major in taxation and controlling (Dipl-Kfm.) Uwe is well experienced in the management of large projects and general business development. In 1998, he founded Umwelt Management AG in Cuxhaven. He is responsible for operations, capital raising and new business development.

Uwe Leonhardt is also an active member of the Rotary Club Cuxhaven, the BUND Niedersachsen, IHK Stade and the Bundesverband WindEnergie. As chairman of the BWE Regional Association Elbe-Weser-Nord, Mr. Leonhardt organizes 3 networking events per year in the region. Speakers at the networking events are usually renowned representatives of companies and organizations from the world  of renewable energy and innovation, climate and  species protection. A panel discussion with politicians and other influential parties are usually the highlight of the event. Please find details for the next event here (Link).

In his spare time, Mr. Leonhardt is very active in all sorts of sports: he is an active cyclist, plays roller hockey and has been a passionate kite-surfer all his life; up to this day he travels to beaches all over the world where the wind blows most heavily and where he can enjoy the ‘ride’ with and above the waves.

Chairman and Board Member of Umwelt Management AG

Günther Conrad

Günther Conrad holds a master degree in industrial engineering with a major in mechanical engineering. Mr. Conrad worked in several executive positions before he joined Umwelt Management AG in 2003. He is well experienced in team development and business development. At Umwelt Management AG, Günther Conrad is responsible for the technical management of wind farms, team development as well as internal and external communication.

Günther Conrad enjoys swimming in his spare time; in addition, Günther is quite successful in the field of archery, the oldest precision sport of the world. He won quite a few trophies and awards, participating in local and national archery competitions.