Jochen Berbner

Deputy General Director, Process and Operations

Jochen Berbner graduated from the Industrial Engineering Department of the Technical University of Karlsruhe and the University of California, Berkeley, USA. He earned an MBA from the INSEAD business school in Fontainebleau, France.

He worked for McKinsey in its offices in Europe, Russia and Kazakhstan for many years. For the last six years, he headed the Kazakhstan office and advised companies in the metallurgical and mining sectors, including ERG. He supervised projects in mining and processing aimed at increasing productivity and operational efficiency, improving production and maintenance processes as well as organizational and cultural changes.

Jochen Berbner has extensive experience in complex, multi-year transformation programs involving debottlenecking, process improvement, capital project analysis and performance management.