Managing Director and Partner, Werner Sobek
Roland is Managing Director and Partner of the international engineering consultancy Werner Sobek Stuttgart.
Born in Berlin, he subsequently moved to Hanover, Germany, where he studied Structural Engineering. Having accomplished his diploma in 2000, Roland started working at Werner Sobek Stuttgart and soon rose to be appointed first principal, then general manager, at least managing director and partner.
Roland heads the department of competitions and is a specialist of project management, lightweight structures and steel constructions.
He has extensive experience in various important high rise projects, such as ADAC Headquarters in Munich/Germany and the 400 m high Olympic Tower in Nanjing/China. In addition Roland has been in charge of several complex and large-scale projects such as World Expo 2017 in Astana/Kazakhstan and the underground railway station in Stuttgart/Germany.
Since 2013, Roland has been Country Representative of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Since 2017, Roland has been Member of the IKBW Committee for Competitions and Contracting as well.