Jochen Homann has been President of the Bundesnetzagentur in Bonn since 1 March 2012. Prior to this, he was responsible as State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology for energy policy, industrial policy and technology policy.
CEO & President of the Business Network for Offshore Wind
Liz Burdock is the CEO & President of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, a national 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, dedicated to building the US offshore wind supply chain. Ms. Burdock has extensive experience running public/private partnerships.
Prior to joining the Network, she managed Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing, a White House initiative, and the Chesapeake Crescent, a regional initiative aimed at growing a green economy in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Her career is focused on convening and coordinating diverse stakeholders, including businesses, academics, government agencies, policy makers, community leaders, workforce organizations and strategic investors to develop sound solutions that facilitate the implementation of clean energy in the US.
Ms. Burdock is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Maryland, and was named to Windpower Monthly’s 2018 list of Influential and Interesting leaders in the Offshore Wind Industry.
State Secretary at the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Labour, Technology and Tourism of the State of Schleswig-Holstein
Since 28 June 2017, Dr. Thilo Rohlfs has been State Secretary in the Ministry of Economics, Transport, Labour, Technology and Tourism of the State of Schleswig-Holstein. He holds a doctorate in law. After starting his career in a law firm in Kiel in 2012, he has been working as the head of the Department of the Environment, Local and Regulatory Affairs in the district of Rendsburg-Eckernförde. In 2016, he is appointed judge at the Schleswig-Holstein Administrative Court and works in the areas of police and regulatory law as well as traffic law. He was born on September 18, 1979 in Eckernförde, is married and has two children.
As Chief Operations Officer, Troy is responsible for Northland’s international fleet of thermal and renewable facilities; ensuring they run safely, efficiently and maximize their value for shareholders. He joined the company in September 2017
Joined the company in 2008 and became a member of Ørsted´s Executive Committee in 2018. 2016-2018 – Ørsted Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer in Wind Power and Head of Market & Project Development
COO and member of the Board of E.ON Climate & Renewables GmbH
Since April 2017, Sven Utermöhlen is COO and member of the Board of E.ON Climate & Renewables GmbH. He is responsible for E.ON’s entire Offshore Wind business, the European Onshore Wind business, and for the company’s Procurement and Technology & Innovation activities. The main focus is on offshore and onshore wind energy projects in Germany, UK, Scandinavia, Poland and Italy and future developments in other markets. This includes operating wind farms with more than 2GW of generation capacity, with another 800 MW under construction. Prior to this, Sven Utermöhlen was E.ON’s Director of Offshore Wind from February 2012 onwards. In this position, he was responsible for project development, construction and operation of all E.ON assets in the offshore wind sector.
Sven Utermöhlen studied geophysics. Prior employments included positions at Royal Dutch/Shell in the oil and gas business and as a strategy consultant for the Boston Consulting Group.
Graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, and chief engineer of the Corps des Mines engineering school, Julien Pouget held various positions in the French administration (2001 – 2008), for the Ministry of Industry and the Ministry for Finance and Economy, at the French State Shareholding Agency. He joined Alstom Power in October 2008 as Project Director on a part of the Flamanville 3 EPR project, before taking the lead of the Engineering of the heat exchangers product line. In 2011, he was appointed Vice President and General Manager in charge of the nuclear activity in Asia, based in Wuhan, China, and later became Vice President of the heat exchangers product line, based in France, Switzerland and China. In October 2014, he was appointed senior advisor to French President François Hollande. In this capacity, he was initially in charge of Industry, then Industry and Digital, and finally Economy, Industry and Digital. Here, his primary responsibility was the recovery of the nuclear industry. Julien Pouget joined Total on October 1st, 2016. He has been Senior VP Renewables since January 1st, 2017.
From March 2019, Tim Meyerjürgens has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in the Executive Board of TenneT Holding BV with additional responsibility for Offshore Wind in the Netherlands as well as international interconnector projects.
head of the Siemens PTI department “Protection, Operation and Control System Studies”
Rainer Krebs (S.M. IEEE, member CIGRE, VDE and IEC) studied Electrical Engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen, Germany. In 1990 he got his PHD from the same University and started with Siemens AG.
He worked on numerous national and international technical and scientific projects. He is “Principal Expert” and head of the Siemens PTI department “Protection, Operation and Control System Studies”. He is author/co-author of more than 230 scientific papers and inventor with more than 10 patents.
Since 2008 he is honorary professor at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg and since 2016 Member of the advisory board.
In 2018 he got the “Siemens Top-Innovator” Award.
Jörg Singer has been Mayor of Heligoland since 2011. He studied industrial engineering in Germany and the USA. He subsequently worked for various companies in the high-tech industry. E.g. Of Lufthansa.