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Dr. Peter Kausch

  • Forename: Peter
  • Surname: Kausch
  • Primary Position: Management Consultant
  • Secondary Position: Coal and Energy Sector Specialist

Brief CV

Dr. Peter Kausch (Ph.D., M.Sc. Mining Engineering), was born 1940, is German, and has 40 years experience in the mining sector. In 1969, he became an advisor to the UN-Seabed-Committee and started to work in the energy sector for Rheinbraun AG (now RWE Power AG) in Germany. From 1973 to 1984, during his amazing career with Rheinbraun, Peter participated in building uranium divisions in North America and Australia and organized the US-hard coal division. From 1984 to 2000, he was managing director of Rheinbraun US GmbH and, from 1994 to 2000, he was chairman of Rheinbraun Australia Pty Ltd., Sydney. In addition to his activities with Rheinbraun, Peter was a board member of Uranerz GmbH, Germany, from 1987 to 1998, as well as being managing director from 1993 to 1995 (and then again from 1998 to 2000). Peter’s activities in Canada included serving as a board member of Uranerz Exploration and Mining Ltd., Saskatoon, from 1992 to 1998. He served as chairman of the German-Chinese Coal Group (1992 to 2003), board member of Consol Energy Inc., USA (1992 to 1998), board member of Energy Resources of Australia, Sydney (1996 to 1999), board member of SSM, Rotterdam (hard coal trading company; 1992 to 2003), and as chairman of the German Association of Foreign Mining (FAB; 2000 to 2003). Peter is a lecturer and honorary professor of International Management of Resources, at the Technical University, Bergakademie, in Freiberg, Germany. Peter is fluent in English and can communicate in French.


  • Mining Engineering, Degree Certificate - Technical University Clausthal Zellerfeld, Technical University Berlin -1960-1966 Advanced Education for Mining Engineers - Munich - 1966-1969 Doctorate ( Dr.rer.nat) - Technical University of Clausthal - 1970

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