Dr. Christian Hower-Knobloch is Managing Director of MVV Umwelt GmbH since 1 October 2019 and is responsible for the market and commercial divisions. As Head of Corporate Development at STEAG GmbH in Essen, the lawyer and economist was previously responsible for group strategy and M&A activities as well as for the development of energy projects in Southeast Asia. Prior to this, he was in charge of STEAG‘s re-entry into the waste business and headed the management of the newly founded STEAG Waste to Energy GmbH until 2018.
Dr. Joachim Manns has been Technical Director at MVV Umwelt GmbH since 1 May 2015. Before joining MVV Umwelt, Dr. Manns, who holds a doctorate in physics, worked as director of the Rheinhafen steam power plant (RDK) in Karlsruhe. Prior to this, he held various senior positions in the power plant and technology divisions at EnBW and STEAG.