German Energy Agency (dena)
Andreas Kuhlmann was appointed dena’s Chief Executive in July 2015. Among others, the graduate physicist has held positions at the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW), the German Embassy in Stockholm and the European Parliament, the German Parliament and the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.
As Director Strategy and Politics of the BDEW he managed the Politics and Economics departments. In this position, he was responsible for the association’s strategic and political development as well as its communications. Furthermore, he coordinated all activities related to the energy transition, the positioning of the energy industry in matters of the future electricity market design, the conceptualisation and processing of energy industry data, analyses, scenarios and of future fiscal issues surrounding the energy transition.