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Consulting ENGINEERS since 1963

Thomas Harbauer – Managing Director (born in 1964) started his career with the German Investment and Development Corporation (DEG), a subsidiary of KfW, the government-owned development bank.

DEG finances investments of private companies in developing and emerging economies to promote the sustainable growth and improved living conditions of the local population. As Investment Manager, Thomas was responsible for funding the investment plans of German companies in South America, Asia and Eastern Europe. 
He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Paderborn, Germany. He also holds a Diploma in European Business obtained at Nottingham Business School, England. 
Before becoming Managing Director of GITEC in 2011, Thomas worked in the construction materials industry, at Dyckerhoff AG. There, he sat on various seats in management bodies, advisory committees and administrative boards and was responsible for the operational entities in the Netherlands and Germany.

Thomas also serves as Managing Director of IGIP, another GITEC-IGIP Holding SE company.


Jérôme Costil – Managing Director (born in 1963) is an agriculture engineer, trained at the Gembloux Agrobiotech University, Belgium. He specialised in Soil science, rural works and environmental management.

He started his career as a volunteer in Cote d'Ivoire, supervising lowlands works and training programs for fish farming. In 1989, he joined BURGEAP, a French engineering company. 
There, during 23 years, he developed his technical experience, in France and in many African countries, in pollution control, soil decontamination, waste and waste water management, hydraulic and civil works engineering, environmental and natural resources management. In 1998 he became Managing Director of BURGEAP which he left in 2012. 
He is among the four founders of the GITEC-IGIP Holding SE (former BIHSE Group), a landmark alliance of international engineering companies who joined to form a Societas Europaea.

Today, Jérôme Costil presides over the Management Board of GITEC-IGIP Holding SE.


Jean Philippe Perrin –  Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (born in 1974) has studied International Business Management at the ESIAE in Paris. Before joining IGIP, Jean-Philippe started his career as Controller and Project Manager at Nestlé and worked over 10 years for Société Générale based in Frankfurt, mainly as Deputy Finance Manager.

His career at IGIP started in 2012 as a Finance Manager. He soon assumed responsibility for the whole area of Finance & Controlling within IGIP and established the Project Controlling team. Since 2014 he assumed the role of Finance & Controlling Manager at the IGIP Group.

 Jean-Philippe joined GITEC's General Management in 2016.