Our team and network of consultants is located in Germany, China and India reflecting our focus on connecting European technologies with Asian markets. Project teams at SusTech Consult are composed of industry experts (e.g. energy, chemical, engineering) and functional experts (e.g. research, strategy, finance) working in mixed teams reflecting the nature of a specific consulting task.

Bruno Rudnik, Managing Director

SusTech Consult is managed by Bruno Rudnik who founded the company in 2012.


Prior to founding SusTech Consult, Bruno headed the global chemicals and materials industry practice of a leading management consultancy focused on Emerging Markets. He has been supporting European, American and Chinese blue chips as well as SMEs and start-ups within their internationalization strategies and implementation of investment projects in the global growth markets.

In his role as Subject Matter Expert on Green Technologies, Bruno supports the German-Chinese Business Association (DCW), the leading network to foster the economic relationships between Germany and China. On behalf of DCW, he comments on current topics regarding German-Chinese co-operation in the field of environmental technologies.


Bruno possesses 15 years of China experience including 5 years of living in Shanghai, Beijing and Qingdao. He has studied in Germany, Sweden and China and holds a master degree in business administration from Passau University.

Dr. Albrecht Läufer, Partner

Dr. Albrecht Läufer is a Senior Partner for SusTech focusing on biotech and biochemical industry projects.

He has hands-on cross-cultural management experience in guiding projects between Asia and Europe and has negotiated numerous partnerships such as agency deals and Joint Ventures. He was Interim Manager in CEO,  Project management and R&D functions.

For more than 20 years he was in leading positions in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry.  At Solvay Pharmaceuticals he was Vice President and Regional Director, responsible for Asia, Canada and Australia, Turkey, the Middle East and South Africa. As the CEO of Solvay Enzymes he was responsible for Solvay´s detergent enzymes market worldwide and for the complete enzyme portfolio in Europe. In 2002 he co-founded Corvay GmbH which he owns and leads as CEO since 2008.

Dr. Läufer studied Biochemistry in Tübingen, Germany and Chemistry in Basel, Switzerland. He received his PhD from the University of Braunschweig in physical chemistry.

Shuang Lu, Consultant


Ms. Shuang Lu works as Consultant at the Munich office of SusTech.


She has a particular project focus on energy efficiency and smart manufacturing technologies. Her industrial working experience includes five years as Project Manager at ABB Transformer Shanghai, a Joint Venture between ABB and Shanghai Electric, one of the largest mechanical and electrical equipment manufactory enterprises in China.


Shuang has studied in China and Germany and holds a master degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from the Technical University of Munich (TUM). She is fluent in Chinese, English and German.

Zixuan Zhang, Project Manager

Ms. Zixuan Zhang works for SusTech as Consultant in both Germany and China. Her major industry expertise lies in the water and waste water sector in which she has more than 10 years of professional experience. She possesses strong commercial and technical project management capabilities which she has proven in projects e.g. in Europe, China and South America.


Zixuan has obtained a Master of Science in Environmental and Resource Management from Technical University of Cottbus with specialization on water and waste water treatment. She is fluent in Chinese, English and German.

Stephanie Zhao, Consultant

Stephanie is a Consultant for SusTech in Shanghai.

Her major focus is on renewable energy technologies. She has extensive working experience in the solar industry with positions as Sales Manager at Wuxi Suntech, a subsidiary of Shunfeng International Clean Energy, Ltd., and Tianwei New Energy Holdings Co., Ltd., an affiliate of China South Industries Group Corp.

Stephanie has graduated in business administration and is fluent in Chinese and English.