DR. UWE KRUEGER
Prof. Dr.Dr.h.c. Uwe Krueger joined Temasek in January 2018, and is Head, Industrials, Business Services, Energy & Resources and Joint-Head, Portfolio Management Group. Dr Krueger was most recently the Chief Executive Officer of WS Atkins plc and was responsible for one of the world’s largest engineering firms providing professional, technology-based consultancy and support services for clients in both the private and public sectors globally.
Prior to Atkins, he was the President of Cleantech Switzerland. He was also an Operations Director and Senior Advisor with TPG Capital based in London and San Francisco. Before TPG Capital, he was the Chief Executive Officer of OC Oerlikon Management AG and had assumed multiple roles with Hochtief AG, among them CEO Central/Eastern Europe (Warsaw, Moscow) and Chairman Turner International (Dallas/US).
He started his career as a Project Manager with A.T. Kearney. In addition, Dr Krueger serves on the Boards of Aggreko plc, SUSI AG, Ontex S.A. and is a Member of the Swiss Federal Nuclear Commission. Dr Krueger holds a PhD from University of Frankfurt and was conferred a Honorary Doctorate from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. He also holds an Honorary Professorship of Physics at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt. He received the European CEO of the Year Award in 2016.