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Summiq AG
Munich                                                                                                 since April 2019


http://www.summiq.com: building up an independent power producers based on solar and wind farms in Europe







Statkraft Markets GmbH
Düsseldorf                                                                                        2003 - 2019

VP  New Markets, Managing Director of  Statkraft Ventures GmbH and Managing Director of Statkraft Markets Financial Services GmbH), Member of the Board of enQu GmbH (Kiel, Berlin) and statt-werk GmbH (Berlin)  https://web2.cylex.de/firma-home/statkraft-ventures-gmbh-11675219.html


Managing Director of Statkraft Markets GmbH GmbH (revenues 18 bn EUR, staff 400), active in power generation, power and gas trading, cross-border trading in power, renewable energy and green energy trading and carbon trading  featuring activities in 20 countries in Europe  

24/7 Stadtwerke AG
Kiel                                                                                                       2001 – 2003
Commercial Director (COO) and Member of the Management Board (Vorstand)  of Stadtwerke Kiel, responsible for Finance, Middle Office, IT (until July 2002) and Facility Management (until July 2002), Sales & Trading, Structured transactions and M&A

Member of the Supervisory Board (= non-executive board member) of the GKK power plant, BVAG (regional utility in Braunschweig) and ARES (independent retail company, until Nov.2002), Kielnet Telecommunications GmbH

TXU Europe Energy Trading
Ipswich/London/Frankfurt/Düsseldorf/Kiel                                       1998 – 2002


Business Development Manager and Managing Director of the TXU Europe Energy Trading (Deutschland) GmbH; established the wholesale trading for TXU in Germany 

 Project leader in 18 M&A projects (incl. VEW, EnBW, Stadtwerke Jena, Stadtwerke Kiel, EVO, swb), concluded Stadtwerke Kiel, BVAG and ARES acquisitions (in total 850,000 customer accounts)

Vice President TXU Europe Structured trading and M&A Germany


RAG (now Evonik)
Essen, Germany                                                                    1991 – 1998

 Head of Strategy: member of the implementation team for the Saarberg take-over (electricity, gas, turnover 2 bn Euros); established sales offices and subsidiaries in China, Poland and Venezuela; developed strategy for the global coal mining & trading activities

Deputy Head Corporate Development & Controlling Division,1/1997-12/1997: take-over of the Jim Bunn coal mines in West Virginia (turnover 300 mn $), member of the implementation team for the global IPP-strategy (STEAG); responsible for corporate planning, budget monitoring and supervisory board relationships

Assignment  general power of attorney for the Group (“Prokura”) in 11/1995

Head of Corporate Intelligence & External Reporting 4/1995 - 12/1996: drafting of the annual/quarterly reports; strategy development; development and implementation of a strategy process and the subsequent reporting system

Deputy Head Business Development Department, 03/1993 - 3/1995: strategy development for the energy divisions, project manager in the acquisition of 25 % of Carbo Zulia/Venezuela; negotiator in the merger of the DBT GmbH (turnover: 400 mn $); member of the team responsible for the design and implementation of cost reduction programmes in the mining division

Deputy Head Communication and Economics Division and Head of Energy Department 10/1991 - 02/1993: coordination of lobbying activities, media relations, communication policy, coordination of all external reports including supervisory board relations

Kiel, Germany                                                            1986 – 1991

Head of Research Division International Resource Transfer 1989 - 1991;  research focus on economic determinants of tropical deforestation (see f.i.

Economic Policy Consultant, author of various publications see f.i.
Kiel Advanced Studies Program,
Kiel, Germany                                                        1985 - 1986
Postgraduate Studies (A.S.C =Advanced Studies Certificate),
Major in International Finance
University of Cologne,
Cologne, Germany                                                1980 – 1985, 1989  1995 (Habil.)
Masters Degree in Business Administration and Economics,
Majors in Corporate Planning, Computer Sciences and Energy Economics,
PhD in Economics in 1989 (see PhD thesis:
Venia Legendi in 1995, for Dissertation thesis see:

Teaching Assignments, Awards and Board Memberships 

University of Cologne, Germany                                  since 1996
Assistant Professor (“Privatdozent”), holding lectures in corporate innovation, commodity trading, energy economics, finance and organizational behavior. Research projects, publications and conference presentations can be obtained from
University of Bochum, Germany                               1993 - 1998
Lecturer Energy management & energy economics 

University of Kiel, Germany                                    1989 - 1991
Lecturer Energy management & energy economics, development economics and  econcomic reforms management 
International USW Strategy Simlation Game Winner 1993 as part of a Team of Ruhrkohle AG
Board Memberships: Braunschweiger Versorgungs AG (until 2003), TXU Energie Direkt GmbH (until 2002), GKK Kiel (until 2003), Kielnet Telecommunications GmbH (until 2003), DSK-Big Bau Group (Advisory Board 2015 -2019), Statkraft Financial Services AB (2009-2018), E.ON Scholarship Fund (2014-2018), Statkraft Ventures GmbH (since 2015) 


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