CEO Rüdiger Knäuper
CEO

Dipl. - Ing. Rüdiger Knäuper

Dipl. - Ing. Rüdiger Knäuper
Consulting Engineer, Structural Designer IKBauNW, Expert for damage to buildings and interior (IHK) 
r.knaeuper@bausachverstaendige.eu
 
1974 - graduation from the University of Applied Sciences (FH) Hannover, Dpt. Civil Engineering in Nienburg as Civil Engineer in "Constructive Engineering"
1978 - formation of an engineering company for structural design in Leverkusen
1990 - enlargement of the area of operation as architectural and consulting engineers practice Knäuper-Bauplanung in Odenthal
1992 - commencement of the expert activities in the field of damage to buildings
1996 - public appointment and swearing-in by the IHK Cologne as expert for damage to buildings
1997 - public appointment and swearing-in by the IHK Cologne as expert for damage to buildings
2001 - enlargement of the public appointment for the special field of damage to and evaluation of interiors
2003 - membership in the Fachgremium Schäden an Gebäuden NRW (Specialized Panel on Structural Damage North Rhine-Westphalia)
2005 - member of Court of Arbitration of Private Construction Law in Germany
since 2006 - member of "Deutschen Baugerichtstag e.V." working group VII for controversy settlement out of court
asisstant Office manager Lydia Hahmann
assistant office manager

Dipl. - Ing. (FH) Lydia Hahmann

Civil Engineer, Expert for historical buildings, old-building rehabilitation and timber protection (IHK);
Expert of mould fungi identification and assessment in buildings (TUEV);
qualified engineer of maintenance of (reinforced) concrete (BZB / Zertifizierung Bau GmbH)
l.hahmann@bausachverstaendige.eu
 
2000 - graduation from the University of Applied Sciences (FH) Potsdam, Dpt. Civil Engineering, in-depth work construction engineering
2000 - scholarship as junior advisor for the German Development Service (DED) in the Kathmandu Valley, focus on inventory of historic buildings
2001 - structural engineer at WS Atkins Consultants Limited in Birmingham, focus on structural strengthening in steel and timber construction
2002 - research assistant at the Chair of Construction History and Structural Preservation at BTU Cottbus, focus on structural inventories, methods of buildings tests, historic structures made of iron, steel, concrete and timber
since 2008 - expert for timber protection (EIPOS/Centre of Education IHK Dresden gGmbH)
since 2011 - expert at Knäuper Bausachverständige
since 2012 - expert of mould fungi identification and assessment in buildings (TUEV)
since 2013 - qualified engineer of maintenance of (reinforced) concrete (BZB/Zertifizierung Bau GmbH)
since 2014 - public appointment and swearing-in by the IHK Cologne as expert for historical buildings, old-building rehabilitation and timber protection (IHK)

B.A. Yvonne Zügge

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Interior Architecture
y.zuegge@bausachverstaendige.eu
 
2002 - secondary school graduation (Abitur)
2002 - legal studies at the University of Bonn
2006 - qualification as visual merchandiser
2009 - Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Interior Architecture
since 2009 - expert assistance and qualified engineer in the fields of building damages at Knäuper Bausachverständige
since 2014   officially approved expert on noise and thermal protection

Dipl. - Ing. Kerstin Timm

Civil Engineer
k.timm@bausachverstaendige.eu
 
1998 - graduation from the University of Karlsruhe (TH), Dpt. Civil Engineering, in-depth work construction engineering
1998 - research assistant at the University of Karlsruhe (TH), Dpt. Architecture Institute of Structural Design
1999 - structural enginner at Blaß & Eberhart, Karlsruhe, focus on timber engineering
2013 - employee in structural maintainance at local gouvernment level, Stadt Erkrath
2014   expert assistance in the fields of building damages and quality checks at Dipl.-Ing. G. Grossmann, Düsseldorf
since 2016 - expert assistance in the fields of building damages and quality checks at ´Knäuper Bausachverständige´
Monika Hochkeppel

Monika Hochkeppel

Secretarial Office
m.hochkeppel@bausachverstaendige.eu
 
1973 - secondary school graduation (Abitur)
1976 - graduate teaching qualification, Teacher Training College (PH) Cologne
1977 - commercial training course
1978 - commercial employee, dental practice
1979 - commercial employee, typesetting studio
1981 - commercial employee, business consultancy
since 2001 - commercial employee at Knäuper Bausachverständige