Thilo Wieland, an industrial engineering and business management graduate, has been a member of the Wintershall Board of Executive Directors since December 2015 and is responsible for Exploration & Production in Russia, North Africa and South America. After studying industrial engineering at the Technical University of Berlin, he began his career in 1999 at Wintershall Erdgas Handelshaus in Berlin.
Since then he has held various positions within the Wintershall Group, among others as Head of Department Natural Gas Supply West at WINGAS. Until 2013, he represented Wintershall’s shareholder interests in the Nord Stream and South Stream projects before becoming Vice President, Strategy and Portfolio Management, within the Wintershall Group. As General Manager of Wintershall Libya, Wieland has been responsible for the activities of Germany’s largest internationally active oil and gas producer in the North African country since 2014.