The Team

Alias Wardak

Managing Director

Alias Wardak is the Owner and Managing Director at GreenTech Consulting. He is a project manager and policy advisor, with extensive experience in planning, implementation and evaluation of projects in the field of construction, energy, water and road. Currently, he is also a lecturer on International Management at University of Siegen in Germany focusing on planning and implementation of infrastructure projects in developing countries. 

Prior to joining GreenTech, he was a senior policy advisor on energy and regional cooperation to the Minister of Finance in Afghanistan. He was also the Managing Director of a German consulting company in Afghanistan, where he worked on projects funded by  KfW, GIZ, AFD, ADB, World Bank and SDC. 

Alias has a degree in civil engineering from Bochum, Germany and a Masters in energy management from the University of Liverpool, UK. He is also a PhD candidate at the University of Siegen in Germany.

Languages: German, English, Dari/Farsi and Pashto. 

Countries of experience: Germany, Afghanistan.

Aref Nateqi (Dipl.-Ing., MSc)

Senior Consultant- Design & Construction Management 

Aref Nateqi is a civil engineer with more than 40 years of experience in the design and execution of construction projects. He has worked on various building, energy and water infrastructure projects in Germany, UAE, Iran and Afghanistan. Aref has extensive experience in working with private clients and international funding agencies, such as GIZ, KfW, AFD and WB.

Currently, he is a supervision engineer for GreenTech Consulting in Bonn, Germany.


Murtaza Ershad (PhD candidate, MSc, BSc) 

Senior Consultant- Energy and Energy Efficiency  

Murtaza Ershad is an energy specialist with extensive experience in the design and development of complex energy concepts. He has profound knowledge of modelling schemes of energy systems, with focus on deployment of renewable energy under considering of ecological aspects. Murtaza has worked on various renewable energy projects in Afghanistan and has developed several policies for utilization of green energy in the country. He is also a faculty member of the engineering department at Kabul University in Afghanistan.

Currently, he is a PhD candidate at the Technical University in Berlin and a member of the scientific team at the Postdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).