Curriculum vitae

Learn more about Dr.-Ing. Georg Mehlhart’s work experience, education and training and his personal skills.
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Work experience

2023 – present

Senior Consultant, NORION Consult
Representative for Germany and selected EU projects

NORION Consult, Denmark

2020 – present

Freelance self-employed
Mehlhart Consulting

Expert for international projects in the sector of waste management and circular economy, environmental monitoring / indicators.

2015 – 2020

Member of the Board of the association, Oeko-Institut e.V

2008 – 2020

Senior Researcher, Oeko-Institut e.V.

Öko-Institut e.V. – Institute for Applied Ecology, Germany

Project manager and key expert for international projects in the sector of waste management and circular economy, environmental monitoring / indicators.

Business or sector: Registered non-profit association (environmental research institute)

2004 – 2008

Managing Director and Partner of PLEJADES – Independent Experts OOD, Sofia (Bulgaria)

2004 – 2008

Authorized Signatory and Partner of PLEJADES GmbH – Independent Experts, Griesheim (Germany)

2002 – 2008

Director Water-Wastewater-Waste, PLEJADES GmbH – Independent Experts, Griesheim (Germany)

PLEJADES GmbH – Independent Experts, Germany

Consultant, project manager and project leader of international projects for the sectors waste, water and energy efficiency including consulting for PPP projects and environmental due diligence.

Business or sector: International Consultant

1996 – 2002

Senior expert

Umweltplanung Bullermann Schneble GmbH, Darmstadt (Germany),

Engineering, research and consultancy for water, wastewater and waste including privatisation and PPP projects.

Business or sector: Engineering, consultant


Senior expert

Self-employed, Darmstadt (Germany)

Expert on the field of water, wastewater and waste; independent expert

Business or sector: Engineering, consultant

1990 – 1994

Scientist / assistant professor

Kassel University – Institute for water, wastewater treatment and waste, Kassel (Germany)

Lectures for waste water treatment and sewers.
Research on river basin management and waste water treatment technology (municipal and industrial)

Business or sector: Research on river basin management, waste water treatment, sewage sludge treatment

1989 – 1990

Project engineer

Björnsen Consulting Engineers (BCE), Koblenz (Germany)

Modelling of water bodies and ground water pollution / remediation, design of enhanced water works

Business or sector: (environmental) engineering

1981 – 1990

Research assistant (part-time)

  • Björnsen Consulting Engineers (BCE), Koblenz (Germany)
  • Darmstadt University – Institute for Water, Wastewater and Waste, Darmstadt (Germany)
  • German Federal Institute of Hydrology and Water Bodies / International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine (ICPR), Koblenz (Germany)

Computing, field work and others

Business or sector: Engineering and research

Education and training


Dr.-Ing. (PhD)

Kassel University, Germany, Department of Civil Engineering, Unit Waste- and Water-Management

Waste water treatment


Dipl.-Ing. Civil Engineer (Master)

Darmstadt University, Germany, Department of Civil Engineering

Waste management, water management, soil- and groundwater management,
phytosociology (botanic)



German Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG), Koblenz, Germany,

Monitoring of Water floatsame and bed-flow.

1990 – 2011

Volkshochschule Kassel, Volkshochschule Darmstadt

Advanced training on the job e.g. several levels of “Free Speech and Presentations” and “Business English”

Personal skills

Mother tongue


Other languages

English (C1), Italian (A2)

Levels: A1/2: Basic user – B1/2: Independent user – C1/2 Proficient user | Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Honorary activities

For more than 20 years Georg has been a member of the board of directors of the Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz (BUND) Darmstadt with more than 2.500 members. The BUND Darmstadt is a local branch of the Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz (BUND) Germany. BUND Germany is the national partner of Friends of the Earth (FoE) Europe and a member of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) in Brussels.

Organisational / managerial skills

Project Manager and Senior Expert
Experienced project leader and team manager for international projects with challenging intercultural conditions.

Computer skills and competences

MS Windows, MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, MS Access), all kind of Video conference (VC) tools.

Technical skills and competences

Senior consultant for:

  • Evaluation of European waste legislation.
  • Strategies for resource efficiency on European level.
  • Monitoring of the implementation of the EU acquis communautaire: Validation of data and statistics for the environment and products.
  • Implementation of the EU acquis communautaire for the environmental sector.
  • Institutional building in the utility sector.
  • Evaluation of investments, privatisation respectively transaction preparation; Conception and implementation (incl. negotiation) of public private partnership (PPP), concessions and similar.
  • EIA for large infrastructure and investment projects.