Peter Coenen, born 1971, has been sole Managing Director of HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions GmbH since January 2012. The company bundles HOCHTIEF's PPP activities in Europe and in North America, focusing on Transportation and Social Infrastructure projects.
Since 2001, Coenen has been holding various management positions at HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft.
For his first six years he was responsible for controlling and service functions of the Americas Division. From 2007 until the end of 2011 Coenen was the Head of Corporate Development at HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft. He was mainly involved with steering corporate strategy, the implementation of projects both in Germany and abroad, and handling Group-wide M&A activities. He was also responsible for steering global IT management, for coordinating research and development at Group level, and for CSR/Sustainability.
From 1996 to 2001 Coenen worked with Balcke-Dürr GmbH in Ratingen and Oberhausen as a Project Controller, where he was responsible for cooling tower construction and power plant service. He studied industrial engineering at the TU Kaiserslautern, majoring in mechanical engineering. He acquired his first international experience in the UK, Mexico and Nigeria while still a student.