General Manager Abu Dhabi
Bernhard Krainer obtained a Ph. D. in Geology & Paleontology from University Graz, Austria (1987) and worked initially as a geological consultant on a wide range of activities from mining to hydro- and environmental geology.
Bernhard joined the oil industry in 1990 and has been with OMV since then. Most of his career he spent internationally gaining valuable experiences in Canada, Libya, UK, Pakistan and Norway. Before assuming his current role as General Manager of OMV in Abu Dhabi in 2016 he held positions as Exploration Manager in different countries and was as Managing Director strongly involved in the build-up of OMV in Norway.