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TDE Group

Management Team

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Thonhauser
CEO

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Thonhauser

Professor Thonhauser is an innovator, entrepreneur and founder of several start-up companies. Over the past 18 years he has been building a group of technology companies and has held various management roles. As Chairman and CEO of the TDE Group, he is servicing the international industry with data-driven products and services, the application of artificial intelligence to improve drilling, and the development of unique downhole technology.

Dr. Bernhard Lungwitz
CTO

Dr. Bernhard Lungwitz

Bernhard Lungwitz has more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry in various positions, ranging from operations to R&D management in geographically diverse areas such as US, Brazil, and Russia. Prior to joining the TDE Group, he was managing the global product line development for the world’s largest oilfield service provider. As CTO he is leveraging R&D and innovation across the various divisions within the TDE group.

Ian Lewis CA(SA)
CFO

Ian Lewis CA(SA)

Ian Lewis is a seasoned financial professional & businessman and has 28 years of international insight since his qualification as a Chartered Accountant. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the TDE Group from senior finance and management roles he has held in the UK, the US and South Africa across both multinationals and start-ups. The bulk of his experience has been gained in the data and digital space.