The Author:

Frank-Peter Ritsche has more than 20 years of experience in EPC projects world-wide. He is certified PMP® since 2005 and holds a mechanical engineering degree from the Technical University of Braunschweig (Germany). He held strategic and operational management positions covering the engineering, procurement and construction of conventional and nuclear power plants as well as the chemical industry, with globally operating companies such as SIEMENS, FRAMATOME, AREVA and THYSSENKRUPP. He gained on-site experience in various functions in quality management, site management and project management in the conventional and nuclear power generation with major projects in Taiwan, Spain, Slovakia, Japan, Singapore and Finland. In 2008 he joined THYSSENKRUPP as Head of International Projects in the contract management of industrial services to the process industry. Today, 2014 he’s “back to the roots” in a senior project management position in chemical EPC projects. Mr. Ritsche is based in Duesseldorf, Germany.