Andreas Kuhlmann

Chief Executive at Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena)

Andreas Kuhlmann Germany

In this position, he has increased dena’s profile as a driver and pioneer of the energy transition. Exemplary projects include the international innovation initiative “Start Up Energy Transition”, which now brings together around a thousand start-ups from all over the world, as well as the “Integrated Energy Transition” pilot study, whereby dena, together with more than 60 partners from business and science, is developing strategies for the future.

Professional experience: He has held various political posts, including at the European Parliament, with the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), at the Bundestag, within the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and at the German Embassy in Stockholm. In 2010, Andreas Kuhlmann joined the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW).

He also promotes more courage and determination in shaping the regulatory frameworks necessary for the success of the energy transition.

Education: physics and economics at the universities of Bonn, Heidelberg and Corvallis (USA).


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