The MAYCON team works side by side with our Clients and effectively manages their property development portfolios to safeguard Client investments

Our Team


Executive Director of MAYCON Asia

Lead Architect MARKANT Konzept GbR


Phone: +49 178 6165664

E-Mail: karl.may[at]



Education and Professional Qualifications


Architect, Dipl.-Ing., Cologne University of Applied Sciences, 1977


With emphasis on:  Design of Buildings in the Tropics as well as Project Management


Member of Chamber of Architects, NW, Germany



Key Experience


Member of the Management Board of an airport operating company, managing two international airports in Europe


Project Manager for International Airport Projects in Asia


Country Manager for Construction Company in Middle East


Over 40 years experience in the Development and Management of construction projects as well as in the Design of major building projects in tropical countries



Experience Record (reverse chronological order)


2016 - 2018


Director of Program Energy Efficiency in Buildings for GIZ, a Federal German Enterprise, residing in Delhi, India

Responsible for the development of the new Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings in India (ECBC-R) including its implementation in several States of India


2014 - present  


Lead Architect of Markant Konzept GbR, Cologne / Germany

Together with the partner Richard May responsible for the overall activities of the architectural firm, engaged in the Design and Execution of Building Projects as well as Interior Design activities


2010 - present  


Executive Director of MAYCON Asia, Philippines

Responsible for the overall activities of the consulting firm, engaged in the Project and Business Development in the Asia - Pacific Region


2007 - 2010 


Chief Technical Officer and Member of the Management Board for Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD, Varna / Bulgaria

Responsible for the development and realisation of all of the company’s investments for the two airports Burgas and Varna in Bulgaria


2003 - 2007 


Managing Director of MAYCON Asia, Inc., Talisay / Philippines

Responsible for the overall activities of the consulting firm, involved in the Project and Business Development in the Asia - Pacific Region


2000 - 2003  


Project Director in Manila / Philippines for Fraport AG, Frankfurt

Representative of the Investor Group PIATCO and overall responsible for the design and execution of the construction project International Passenger Terminal at NAIA in Manila


1998 - 2000


Chief Architect in Athens / Greece for the Construction Company Hochtief AG, Essen

Architectural Advisor to the Project Manager and Chief Architect during the execution of the construction of the New Athens International Airport in Athens / Greece


1997 - 1998


Managing Director and Co-founder of Codetec GmbH, Suhl / Germany

Responsible for the overall activities of the business consulting firm for the support to European Companies for their entry to the Asia-Pacific markets with offices in Germany, Vietnam and Philippines


1994 - 1996


Country Manager of Strabag Abu Dhabi L.L.C., UAE, a local subsidiary of Strabag International GmbH, Germany

Responsible for the establishment of the new local subsidiary of the German based Construction Company; responsible for the overall activities of the company


1989 - 1994


Project Director Bilfinger+Berger General Contractor, International Division, Wiesbaden / Germany

Responsible for the management and co-ordination of inter-national large-scale projects undertaken by the Multi-disciplinary Design Division of Bilfinger+Berger International Division


1984 - 1988  


Managing Director and Co-founder of Interconsult, a multidisciplinary consulting firm in Dagupan-City / Philippines

Responsible for the overall activities of the firm, whose main objective was the implementation of Appropriate Technology.


1982 - 1984


Senior Architect in Iraq for the General Contractor Ed. Züblin, Stuttgart

Engaged as the Firm's Co-ordinator for the Supervision of the Turn-key project 16 Agricultural Schools Iraq and as the Firm's Representative to the Client body, Ministry of Housing and Construction, in Baghdad, Iraq


1980 - 1982


Senior Architect and Project Leader Strabag Bau-AG in Cologne

Engaged as the Firm's Senior member of Staff on the Integrated Design and Project Management of the extensive Administration Building Steel Plant, Warri in Nigeria (for 900 employees).

During the construction period, responsible for Quality Control


1977 - 1980


Resident Architect in Tanzania for the Institute for Building in the Tropics headed by Dr. Lippsmeier, Starnberg / Germany

Representative of the Institute in Mwanza, Tanzania and engaged in the Site Supervision for the projects Agricultural Training Institute and two Hospitals; Dareda and Sumve, Tanzania