Position: Director of Gulf area
Biography: Matthias Schnurrer joined German engineering consultancy Fichtner in 2000. He worked as a project manager on several power and water projects across the world before being appointed regional director for Africa in 2003.
He took up his current role in 2007. Schnurrer has worked on four independent water and power projects (IWPPs) in Saudi Arabia; a desalination facility in Australia; a combined-cycle power plant in Chile, a power facility in Rudeshur in Iran, the first IWPP in Fujairah in the UAE and the Bandar Asaluyeh project in Iran.
Between 1998 and 2000, he worked for Germany’s Siemens Power Generation Group as commissioning engineer for combined-cycle power plants in South America. Schnurrer has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Siegen in Germany.
Contact Tel: (+971) 2 445 3066
Company website: www.fichtner.co.uk