“SkySails – Ship propulsion by automated towing kites”
Stephan Brabeck, as technical director of SkySails, has had leadership oversight of research and development, manufacturing and service since January 2005. He was born in Cologne in 1962 and earned an engineering degree from Aachen University where he majored in aerospace engineering.
1981-1989 : Aachen University, awarded a degree (Dipl.-Ing) in aerospace engineering
1991-1992 : Developmental engineer, Schottel GmbH & Co. KG, Spay
1992-2001 : Director of Research & Development, Schottel GmbH & Co. KG, Spay
2001-2002 : Acting managing director, Schottel Propulsion Technology, Wismar
2002-2004 : Technical director and proxy, Schottel GmbH & Co. KG, Spay
Stephan Brabeck has been a managing director and worked as technical director for SkySails since 1 January 2005. An avid sailor, he contributes in-depth expertise, years of experience and exceptional market knowledge to the company.