Board of Directors

Martin Schoeller

  • GESI Giga Batteries Initiator and Vice Chairman
  • Co-Chairman,
    Schoeller Group
  • Chairman,
    Schoeller Holding & Schoeller Ventures
  • Board of the Bavarian Family Entrepreneurs
  • div. Advisory board mandates and honorary posts

Dr. Peter Strüven

  • GESI Giga Batteries Initiator and Vice Chairman
  • Founder,
    Strüven Consulting
  • Former Managing Director and Senior Vice President,
    Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
  • Former Chairman
    BCG (Asia/ANZ and German-speaking countries)

Dr. Nikolaus von Bomhard

  • GESI Giga Batteries Initiator
  • Chairman of the Management Board for many years,
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board,
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board,
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees,
    German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)

Walter Raizner

  • GESI Giga Batteries Chairman & CEO
  • Former Board of Directors,
    Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Former CEO,
    IBM Central and Eastern Europe
  • Former Member Executive Management Committee,
  • Former Vice President,

Jens Wegmann

  • GESI Giga Batteries Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Founder and managing partner,
    wegmann technic & consulting GmbH
  • Former Member of the Management Board and COO,
    Klöckner & Co. SE
  • Former Chairman of the Management Board and Chairman,
    Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG
  • Former Chairman of the Management Board,
    Siemens Industry Solutions

Operational team

Michael Sixl

  • GESI Giga Batteries Project Management
  • Schoeller Ventures: Venture Development
  • Deloitte Strategy & Operations Consulting

Daniel Tisch

  • GESI Giga Batteries Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)
  • Formerly a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group

Reinhard Liebing

  • GESI Giga Batteries Project financing and structuring
  • Managing Director,
  • Former Managing Director,
    Alceda Real Asset Trust GmbH
  • Former Principal,
    Mercer Investment Consulting

Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christof Wittwer

  • Fraunhofer ISE, Business Unit Manager System Integration
  • Honorary professorship at the University of Freiburg, teaching module Smart Grids
  • Former. Head of Power Electronics, Grids and Intelligent Systems
  • Former. Head of Smart Grids Department

Prof. Dr. Maximilian Fichtner

  • Managing Director Helmholtz Institute Ulm for Electrochemical Energy Storage (HIU)
  • Head of the “Solid State Chemistry” department at the Helmholtz Institute Ulm
  • Professor (W3) for Solid State Chemistry at the University of Ulm
  • Head of the “Energy Storage Systems” department at the Institute of Nanotechnology at KIT