People creating impact

Hydropower Evolutions relies on a highly experienced, dedicated, and performance-driven team of industry professionals. Our core team represents the starting point for reaching out to a great number of talented hydropower engineers within our global network.

Management Team

Klaus Engels

Dr. Klaus Engels, Managing Director

PhD and MSc in Electrical Engineering, MSc in Economics

Comprehensive technical and commercial expertise in the worldwide energy industry, in-depth analytical, strategic and cross cultural skills with strong entrepreneurship and performance orientation

As Director Operations, Klaus Engels is also responsible for Uniper's hydropower business in Germany.


Bernhard Miller

Bernhard Miller, Managing Director

MSc in Civil Engineering, Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Technical and financial management of complex projects, strong analytics, strategy and business development, key account management, cultural intelligence, future-oriented mindset and action

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Office Jakarta

Liza G. Januar

Liza G. Januar, Head of Jakarta Office

BA Cultural Science, BA in Public Relation and Marketing Communication

Project management office, coordination and support of external partners, suppliers and stakeholders, relationship management and business development Southeast Asia, in particular Indonesia

Liza Januar works self-employed and manages our local office in Jakarta.

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International Team

Holger Ludwig

Holger Ludwig, Senior Hydropower Expert

MSc in Civil Engineering

Due diligences, planning, design, and construction of small to mid-scale hydropower projects in emerging markets such as Southeast Asia and Africa including management of site investigation and operational training

Holger Ludwig works self-employed and leads several of our projects.

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Walter Sucrow

Dr. Walter Sucrow, Senior Health & Safety Expert

PhD in Chemical Process Technology, MSc in Mechanical Engineering

Certified leader in occupational health and safety, responsible for HSSE management systems, safety trainings and audits. Long-term experience in development, implementation and operation of wind and hydropower plants as well as nuclear power generation.

Dr. Walter Sucrow is a member of the management team for Uniper Hydro Germany.

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Rob D'Eon

Dr. Rob D'Eon, Senior Environmental Expert

PhD in Conservation Biology, MSc in Wildlife Ecology, BSc in Forestry

Environmental impact assessment and mitigation planning according to international standards such as IFC Performance Standards, strong technical background in terrestrial ecology, conservation biology, technical writing and reporting

Dr. Rob D'Eon is freelancer and has been involved in several of our projects.

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Robert Barclay

Robert Barclay, Senior Social Scientist

MLA, BA English literature and Sociology

Sustainability development with particular focus on social impact and risk assessment, monitoring and mitigation, baseline studies as well as cultural heritage management according to international standards

Rober Barclay operates his own consultancy business and is involved in several of our projects.


Peter Droogers

Dr. Peter Droogers, Senior Hydrologist

PhD in Soil Physics, BSc in Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering

Exentsive expertise in hydrology, hydrometry, hydrological modelling, irrigation, climate change, remote sensing and computer simulation in the context of water resource management and hydropower

Dr. Peter Droogers is a contracted expert from our partner FutureWater and has been involved in several of our projects.


Daniele Battaglia

Daniele Battaglia, Senior Geologist

MSc in Engineering Geology, MSc in Structural Geology

Geotechnical expert for hydro plants and tunnels, engineering geology, rock and soil mechanics, risk evaluation, modeling, management and supervision of site investigations and monitoring systems

Daniele Battaglia works for his own company Georisk and was contracted for several of our projects.

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Get in touch

If you are interested in joining our team as a service professional on a freelance or permanent basis, please engage with us by submitting your résumé.

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