Matthias Bock

Matthias Bock

Mining Engineer


  • Expert consultant on mining and environmental issues
  • Technical and financial advisor
  • Project manager / project leader 



Curriculum Vitae


Matthias Bock


    Mining Engineer (Dipl.-Ing. Bergbau), Technical University of Clausthal, Germany (1985-1991)

    Special Qualifications:

    German budget law/ subsidies, remediation of lignite mining sites and installations, mining and energy industry, Project management


    Language skills: German (mother tongue); English: fluent; French: independent user

    Professional Experience:

    1988 – 1990
    Institute for Mining Engineering, Technical University of Clausthal, Germany
    Scientific assistant to Professor Dr.-Ing. H.-J. Lürig,


    1991 - 1995
    Trischler und Partner GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany
    Project engineer and project leader for remediation and industrial environmental projects


    1992 – 1993
    TRIAS S.A., Lyon, France
    Development of the French subsidiary, development of environmental projects


    1995 – 1998
    Trischler und Partner Consult GmbH, Erfurt, Germany
    Head of Department


    1999 – 2002
    ARCADIS Consult GmbH, Berlin / Magdeburg, Germany
    Management of the Berlin & Magdeburg subsidiary


    1998 / 1999 and 2003 / 2004
    Ministry of Economy / Planning, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Technical & financial advisor for the mining sector


    since 2003/2004
    MB Projekt – Matthias Bock, Freiberg, Germany
    Free-lance Consultant
    Consultancy on Mining and environmental issues


    since 2004
    Plejades GmbH – Independent Experts, Freiberg, Germany
    Co-Founder and managing director


    Countries of work experience:

    Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Saudi Arabia


    VDF: Organization of managers in mining, energy and associated environmental industries (Verband der Führungskräfte im Bergbau, Energiewirtschaft und zugehörigem Umweltschutz e.V.), Essen;

    GDMB: Society of German miners and metallurgists (Gesellschaft Deutscher Metallhütten- und Bergleute e.V.) Clausthal-Zellerfeld

    Society of friends of art and culture in mining history (Vereinigung der Freunde von Kunst und Kultur im Bergbau e.V.), Bochum