Senior Manager Energy, Building & Environmental Technologies, Germany Trade & Invest
Tobias Rothacher is Senior Manager for Energy, Environment & Resources at Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI) and has a special focus on Photovoltaics, Energy Storage and Bio-energy technologies.
GTAI is a consultancy wholly owned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Headquartered in Berlin, he and his colleagues advice all investors interested in the field of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Technologies.
Prior to his position at GTAI, Rothacher worked as a Business Development and Project Development Manager for the Conergy group in the Asia Pacific region. He has an academic background in Business Administration and Engineering and received his higher education in Germany and Canada.
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