Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Uwe Schmidt, born 1957, successfully completed his apprenticeship as a qualified bank clerk following his high school graduation. In 1989 he received his degree as an industrial engineer from the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt.
From 1989 till 1992 Mr. Schmidt worked as controller for a company active in the area of hazardous waste disposal. From 1992 till 2015 he was responsible for several divisions of an engineering company of the nuclear industry. These responsibilities included commercial management, controlling of large projects abroad, foreign trade and export control as well as the group reporting. He most recently held the position as Head of Procurement, responsible for the purchasing of services and equipment for international plant engineering and construction projects for the nuclear industry.
In August 2015, Mr. Schmidt became Head of Finance at our institute, and from Janunary 2019 til December 2020 he acted as Commercial Director.