300 employees. One team. Higher performance.
With over 300 employees, Julius Berger International is one of the largest engineering firms in the Rhine-Main metropolitan region. At the office in Wiesbaden, our team provides our clients with all of the integrated design and engineering services along with our supplementary services. For optimal organisation, the departments are split into the Design & Engineering department, tasked to handle the usual planning services, and the Tender & Project Support unit which takes care of construction-related services and project management. The team is headed up by our managing directors: three experienced professionals who combine planning, project management, commercial issues and digitalisation to ensure the success of our clients and therefore our company.
Karsten Hensel was born in Hannover in 1957 and studied civil engineering and architecture with a focus on urban planning and building design at the Technical Universities of Hannover and Darmstadt. From 1986 to 1991, he worked for Bilfinger + Berger Bauaktiengesellschaft in Wiesbaden and was responsible, among other things, for the introduction of 3D/CAD building planning. From 1992 to 2008, he managed various major projects for the group on site in Nigeria, Berlin, China and Qatar. Subsequently he took over the management of all infrastructure, industrial, gas and oil projects for Bilfinger Berger Nigeria GmbH. After the transfer of operations to Julius Berger International GmbH in 2012, all project managements were bundled under his direction. In 2014, he joined the Management Board and has been CEO of Julius Berger International GmbH since October 2018. Karsten Hensel is a member of the Architektenkammer (architectural association) in Hesse and lectures at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences in the field of “Building abroad”.
Christian Hausemann was born in Erfurt in 1973. Upon completion of an industrial management degree he began his career as commercial project manager at the building department of Bilfinger + Berger Bauaktiengesellschaft branch office Erfurt. After just a short period of time, he transferred to the international division of the Group in 1997 where he held various positions and managed several major projects in Australia and Nigeria until 2016. Among other things he took over the commercial management of various divisions and subsidiaries of Julius Berger Nigeria PLC and Bilfinger SE during this time. In 2016, Christian Hausemann moved to Wiesbaden as head of the commercial departments of Julius Berger International GmbH and was appointed as CFO in October 2018.
Dr. Tilo Nemuth was born in Bautzen in 1972. He successfully completed his bricklayer training before studying civil engineering at the Technical University of Dresden, specialising himself in construction management. From 1997 to 2001, he worked as a construction manager for the Dyckerhoff & Widmann AG before moving to the international division of Bilfinger Berger AG in 2001 as a group manager of tendering. In 2005, he successfully completed his external doctorate at the Technical University of Dresden. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. Tilo Nemuth took over as Head of Technical Office Services at Bilfinger Berger Nigeria GmbH, before moving in this function to Julius Berger Nigeria Plc in 2009. Six years later, he returned to Wiesbaden to take over the management of the construction-related departments at Julius Berger International GmbH and to guide the strategic reorientation of the company. In February 2020, Dr. Tilo Nemuth joined the Management Board, where he is responsible for business development, IT-strategy, sales, university marketing and quality management at Julius Berger International.
A strong network boasting a wealth of qualifications and skills. The Julius Berger Group.
Julius Berger International GmbH and Julius Berger Nigeria Plc form the core elements of the Julius Berger Group. Our Group’s main competencies lie in the construction and maintenance of a diverse range of complex construction projects. Such projects mainly involve structural engineering and industrial construction, infrastructure and the oil and gas industry. In addition, many subsidiaries support the construction sector in Nigeria. As a group, we comply with internationally accepted HSE and quality standards.
Julius Berger Nigeria Plc
Julius Berger Nigeria Plc is one of the leading construction companies in Nigeria. The core competencies cover all project phases, from planning and construction to operation and maintenance of constructions in the fields of buildings, infrastructure and industry.
Julius Berger International GmbH
As the Lead Designer Plus, Julius Berger International GmbH unites all planning and design steps under one roof and is distinguished by its sound knowledge of constructional operations and project management.
Julius Berger Investments Ltd.
Julius Berger Investments Ltd. processes the investment business for the planning and support of strategic business development throughout the Julius Berger Group.
Julius Berger Free Zone Enterprise
Julius Berger Free Zone Enterprise runs the business activities of the Julius Berger Group in the free-trade zones across Nigeria – such as the planning, construction and maintenance of buildings or complexes.
Julius Berger Services Nigeria Ltd.
Julius Berger Services Nigeria Ltd. is a terminal operator in the port city of Warri, Nigeria. The company boasts an extensive equipment pool, which it uses to ensure timely and efficient loading, offloading and storage of shipping freight.
PrimeTech Design and Engineering Nigeria Ltd.
PrimeTech Design and Engineering Nigeria Ltd. provides architectural and engineering services for Julius Berger Nigeria Plc and other clients in the Nigerian market. The company works in compliance with the Nigerian Oil & Gas Content Development Act.
Abumet Nigeria Ltd.
Abumet Nigeria Ltd. is a provider of premium aluminium and glass products and services for both residential and commercial buildings of varying sizes. The company offers planning, production and assembly services for standard and individual solutions.
Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. operates an in-house furniture brand under the name AFP. As an integral part of the Group’s value chain, AFP is designed and produced according to international standards and has won numerous awards.
One name, one success story.
Find out more about the history of Julius Berger!
The cornerstone for our company was laid about 130 years ago. The business acumen and building skills of a former haulage contractor developed over time into an internationally successful construction company – which today stands for countless highly complex and innovative construction projects and is actively committed to its employees, the environment and society.
Wherever the industry sets the standards of tomorrow, Julius Berger is already fully ready to meet them.
When it comes to the future of construction, we do not just want to engage in dialogue about it; we want to help shape it. This is the reason why Julius Berger International is an active member of a whole host of organisations. Overview of our most important commitments: