Thomas Garber is head of product management for photovoltaic inverters and energy storage systems at KOSTAL Industrie Elektrik GmbH in Hagen.
He first studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Dortmund with a focus on electrical power engineering, high voltage technology, electric machinery and EMC. After graduating in 1995, Mr. Garber started as a technical consultant for UPS systems at Sicon-Socomec GmbH in Mannheim. He then moved to product management for traction charging systems for electric operated forklift trucks at Benning Elektrotechnik und Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG in Bocholt. Mr. Garber has been with KOSTAL since 2010 and took over the lead of the photovoltaic group in product management in 2013.