Management Board Julius Berger International: l. to r. Christian Hausemann, Karsten Hensel (CEO), Oliver Berger
Dipl.-Ing. (Architect) Karsten Hensel
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 Hessen Chamber of Architects and a lecturer 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.
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Oliver Berger
Oliver Berger was born in Mainz in 1972, trained as a draughtsman and then studied civil engineering at the Mainz University of Applied Sciences, specializing in structural engineering. From 1999 to 2001, he worked for the engineering firm Krug & Partner as a structural engineer and site manager in building construction. In 2001, he joined Bilfinger Berger AG as project manager for industrial construction projects. From 2006 to 2017, he managed various industrial and power plant construction projects on site in Nigeria as a construction and project manager. He then took over as head of project management at Julius Berger International GmbH in Wiesbaden, from where he moved to the management board in October 2018. There he is responsible for planning services, digitization and business development for Julius Berger International.