Mr. Reuscher graduated with a Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Technical University of Hamburg, Germany and served for 20 years in several Senior Executive positions with SIEMENS AG in Europe, South America and South-East Asia. In 1994, Mr. Reuscher immigrated to Canada as an entrepreneur. Since then, he has established, managed and served on the Board of several privately held Canadian Corporations, as well as publicly traded US Corporations.
Among several other appointments, Mr. Reuscher is the President of the German- Canadian Business and Professional Association of Alberta, the Founder and Chairman of the German-Canadian Advancement Foundation of Alberta (since 2004), and the Founder and President of the European-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research (since 2009). From December 1, 2005 to April 14, 2013 Mr. Reuscher served as Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany for Northern Alberta and the North-West Territories in Canada. Mr. Reuscher was also a member of the Senate and Board of Governors of the University of Alberta from 2008 to 2014. Through these activities, he has been profoundly involved in establishing, fostering and financially supporting cooperation and partnerships between universities and research organizations in Canada and Germany, as well as in promoting business to business relationships in both countries.
Mr. Reuscher was recognized as “Paul Harris Fellow” by the Rotary Club of Canada and received the “Saxonian Flood Medal” of the Free State of Saxony, Germany for assisting the flood victims of the City of Grimma in 2002. In 2012 he was awarded the “Cross of the Order of Merit” of the Federal Republic of Germany for significant contributions made in fostering the relationship between Canada and Germany.