Johannes Kötters

Johannes Kötters


  • Investigation, remediation and assessment of contaminated sites and buildings
  • Tendering, management and oversight of investigation and remediation measures
  • Environmental Site Assessments
  • Ecological and economic assessment of fisheries and marine aquaculture projects



Curriculum Vitae


Johannes Kötters


    MSc. Biology (Dipl.-Biol.), Christian Albrecht University, Kiel (1994)

    Special Qualifications:

    Project Management
    Conceptual and detailed design of remediation measures
    Public procurement law and building legislation (VOL/VOB)
    Construction site oversight
    Asbestos: registered expert according to TGRS 519 (German standard for remediation of asbestos)
    Radiation protection expert (§ 30 StrSchV)
    Expert person acc. TBRS 1203 (Explosion protection)
    Environmental Health and Safety Audits

    Full computer literacy


    Laguage Skills: German (Mother Tongue), fluent in English

    Professional Experience:

    1991 - 1993
    Institut für Meereskunde, Kiel
    Scientific assistant, participation in the IHLS Herring Survey (English Channel), Baltic Sea and in the water treatment plant of the institute's aquarium 


    Kieler Lachsforelle GbR, Kiel
    Trainee: fish breeding, upbringing and processing of cultured fish (salmon trout)


    1994 - 1996
    Free-lance consultant
    Scientific consulting for commercial aquaculture (Eskasoni Fisheries, Cape Breton Island, N. S., Canada), planning and conduction of measurements, project management, research. Publication support. Test series for optimisation of biofilters and solids flux in nearly-closed aquaculture (sturgeon) water recycling systems (Castelnuovo, Italy)


    1996 - 2002
    Trischler und Partner GmbH, Darmstadt
    Project engineer and project manager in the fields of contaminated sites, industrial environmental protection, waste management, indoor contaminations and remediation (Asbestos, PCBs, flame retardants). Call for tenders according to the German public procurement law and building laws, design, contract award recommendations, on-site supervision
    Environmental Site Assessments


    since 2002
    Plejades GmbH - Independent Experts, Griesheim
    Project manager for environmental remediation projects (soil and groundwater), survey of contaminated sites, radiation protection, occupational health and safety, consultancy, design, tendering, contract award recommendation, oversight
    Environmental Site Assessments


    Countries of work experience:

    Germany, Canada, Italy