Kristian Schachlewitz, partner and CEO of Nadeva Wind GmbH, has studied business management at the University for Applied Science in Ludwigshafen, Germany. After finishing his studies, he started his career as a developer and construction manager in the real estate branch. In 2005 he joined the renewable energy industry. In the year 2006 he became a partner in an investment and development company for wind energy. There he was responsible for wind farms in Germany, Italy and Poland.
Karsten Pedersen, partner and authorized signatory of Nadeva Wind GmbH, has studied international business at the university Aalborg, Denmark. After finishing his studies, he started as an analyst in the retail business for the Danish company Statoil. After five years he went to the headquarters in Norway, where he as a corporate controller was responsible for Scandinavia. Three years later he became CFO in the retail division in Denmark. After man-years working for the oil industry, he began working for the wind turbine manufacturer Vestas as a financial manager in the sales and service division. The market areas were mainly Southern Europe and the Middle East. After four years he got an assignment in the R&D Division. In May 2007 Karsten Pedersen left Vestas in order to continue his career in the company Euro Trust, where he was responsible for developing wind farms in Italy, Poland and Spain.