Mr. Taus obtained his Electronic degree in Innsbruck, Austria and has started his career at Hochtief AG, a German Construction firm in Guatemala, eventually focusing on international projects from building of airports to hydroelectric dams, being assigned in different countries. Prior to his career within the Jardine group, he held positions as General Manager/President for Westar Technologies Inc., Golf Pro International Ltd as well as GTW Inc. Manila.
He is the incumbent President of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), whose mission is to build strong ties between Europe and Philippines, elevating opportunities for both economic regions. Further, he is the Chairman of the EU sponsored EPBN business network as well as board member and secretary of the EU – ABC. Guenter Taus is the current Managing Director for JEC Philippines, the regional office of the Hong Kong based multinational company – the Jardine Engineering Corporation, a member of the Jardine Matheson Group. With 30 years of professional experience in the Electronic, Construction as well as Waste Management Sector, including positions as technical consultant, system manager in local and regional management roles, Guenter is responsible for driving overall revenue and profitability for JEC Philippines.
Supplementary to his technical and professional experience, Mr. Taus is also a proponent of various charity organizations. He is the Chairman of the board of Chosen Children Village Foundation Inc., as well as Chairman of the board of the Lighthouse Club Manila, both a non-profit and non-government organizations.