Mathias Riechel has graduated as an environmental engineer and works at Kompetenzzentrum Wasser Berlin (KWB) since 2010. He is as a research scientist and project manager in the department of urban waters. His main expertise are modelling of the urban drainage system and the receiving water body, stormwater management, asset management, and data analysis and modelling in general. He coordinated research projects on CSO mitigation and asset management as well as work packages in several national and international research projects.