Dr. Lars Richter: Intelligent leader with Vast Industry Experience

Wole Olajide

Dr. Lars Richter is a brilliant engineer with vast operational experience, broad technical knowhow and a strong knowledge of Civil Engineering. He has sixteen years of working experience with Julius Berger, the last ten of which were spent in Nigeria managing the acquisition, operations and successful completion of major and challenging projects across its operations. Richter holds a Doctorate Degree in Civil Engineering. He came on board as the Managing Director of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc in October 16, 2018, succeeding Engr. Wolfgang Goetsch.

Julius Berger Nigeria Plc is a leading company offering integrated construction solutions and related services. The company has been operating in Nigeria since 1965 and its scope covers all areas of construction. Julius Berger is dedicated to utilization of cutting-edge technologies, the continuous investment in staff training and strong partnership with clients. Quality, reliability, innovation and sustainability are the pillars of Julius Berger’s structures and actions. The company is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and actively seeks out opportunities to make positive and measurable differences in the future of people and communities.


Julius Berger’s business is supported by vertically integrated operations, which augment efficiency and timely project execution. Subsidiaries and additional facilities make it possible to realize multifaceted construction projects at the highest level of performance.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification demonstrates that the company’s management systems are well equipped to consistently meet clients’ needs and quality is continuously improved.

Julius Berger develops efficient infrastructure networks. Countless bridges and road systems across Nigeria illustrate the durable quality of Julius Berger’s infrastructure projects.

Julius Berger provides design, engineering, construction and maintenance of a variety of civil structures. The company builds and expands essential traffic networks in major cities, including Abuja, Lagos, Uyo and Port Harcourt, through the construction of bridges, highways and regional roads. In coastal areas, Julius Berger constructs turnkey harbors, wharfs, jetties, loading installations and warehouses. Airports and runways that Julius Berger builds or refurbishes conform to strict global aviation regulations. The company’s sizeable fleet of specialized equipment enables efficient construction of large-scale projects.

Construction of sustainable buildings is a core competence of Julius Berger. From design and engineering to construction and maintenance, the company has the capacity to cover all phases of a building construction.

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The company’s building portfolio includes administration, commercial and industrial buildings, hotels, hospitals, airport terminals, sports facilities and entire residential districts. Supported by vertically integrated operations, Julius Berger provides turnkey building solutions, including complete furnishings by its furniture production facility AFP.

Julius Berger delivers comprehensive civil works, including design, engineering and procurement, for the construction of plants, factories and auxiliary buildings as well as Oil and Gas installations and power stations.

The company has a proven record of supporting the development of industries in Nigeria, including automobile, steel, aluminium, cement and consumer goods. Julius Berger is equipped to offer turnkey EPCC services for power projects, thus covering the entire lifecycle of a project.

The company is experienced in the pioneering of construction work in remote locations and challenging circumstances, transforming concepts into reality. Julius Berger meets the high regulatory demands of the Oil and Gas industry in the area of Health, Safety and Environment.


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