Harald Schaaf, CEO, Uniper

Harald Schaaf


Harald studied Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and Material Science at the Higher Technical College (Fachhochschule) and thereafter obtained a  Master of Science at Fachhochschule Osnabrück (Dipl. Ing. FH – Material Science). He went on to complete a Programme for Executive Development (PED) at IMD Lausanne. Harald spent over 25 years in the employ of Lahmeyr International GmbH and UCI Utility Consultants International in project management roles leading a diverse range of energy projects across various continents. Harald is currently the CEO of Uniper Energy Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd. His previous roles with Uniper/E.ON included Technical Project Manager in the development of 800MW coal-fired power station convoy including Kingsnorth Units 5&6 in Germany and the United Kingdom (UK); Technical Co-ordinator EKW Cost Cutting Convoy 4 x 1100MW in Germany and the Netherlands as well as General Project Manager on two 800MW including CCS in Germany and the UK.

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