Dr Leonhard Birnbaum

Officers Council

Vice Chair for Europe

Dr Leonhard Birnbaum

“Across the globe energy markets are growing closer. Social equity, energy security and environmental impact mitigation require an efficient and modern energy supply. These core values of the World Energy Council can only be realised through market mechanisms and aligned national and international policies.”

Dr Birnbaum has been a Member of the Executive Board of E.ON SE since 2013. In his current role he is responsible for markets and services, covering various departments as Trading & Supply, Distributed Energy, Engineering & Projects, Commercial Operations, Politics & Regulation, Technology & Innovation and Consulting.

Before joining E.ON Dr Birnbaum was Board member of RWE AG and Senior partner for McKinsey & Company and member of the management team for the European energy sector.

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