Head of Inspection & Integrity, Refining Asset Management
Andreas completed his masters in chemical engineering at the Vienna University of Technology, and afterwards did a PhD focusing on applied surface science and physics. He joined OMV in the German Burghausen refinery as a corrosion and material engineer. In 2008 he moved to OMV’s head office in Vienna and took over in a senior engineer’s position in OMV’s center of excellence, with main responsibilities in piping design, manufacturing and contractor management. After a short period as inspection manager in the Schwechat Refinery in Austria he moved back to the head office where he is now responsible for the inspection and integrity departments of the OMV refineries, guiding the departments in integrity, process safety and technical documentation matters together with his team of department managers and group experts.