Uwe Richter (Dipl.-Oec.)
Uwe Richter studied International Business Relations at the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow. In 1981/1982 he worked at the East German Embassy in Tokyo and later in 1982 took a degree in Economics, Japanese, English and Russian at the University of Moscow.
Between 1983 and 1988 Uwe Richter worked as a head of department in a German company where he was in charge of the export of machine tools to Asia, in particular Japan and China. From 1988 to 1990 he worked as a technology transfer manager for the Berlin Academy of Sciences. He then joined the Berlin branch of the Japanese TOMEN CORPORATION, where he worked until 1990.
Since 1994 Mr. Richter has been Managing Partner of Spreepatent Ltd., a company specialising in technology transfer between Europe and Asia.