Our Group has its origins in RWTÜV e.V., an association whose history dates back more than 140 years. Today, RWTÜV e.V. pursues the association's purpose – "to protect people, property and the environment from the detrimental impacts of technology" – via RWTÜV GmbH.

RWTÜV e.V. has an equity interest in RWTÜV GmbH via Aktaios Verwaltungs-GmbH. Together with the second major shareholder, RWTÜV-Stiftung, the association firmly upholds our Group's core values, namely: neutrality, independence and reliability. At the same time, RWTÜV e.V. and RWTÜV-Stiftung guarantee the sustainable development of the Group, which is free from the influences of the capital market.

Thomas Biedermann

Chairman of the board RWTÜV e.V.


Vice chairman of the Board RWTÜV e.V.


Kronprinzenstrasse 30
45128 Essen


Phone: +49 (0)201 12 52-0
Telefax: +49 (0)201 12 52-145
eMail: info@rwtuev.de