Martin Weyand has been General Executive Manager Water/Wastewater and Member of the General Executive Management Board of the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW), Berlin, since early 2009. The graduate economist is Head of the Water/Wastewater Division.
After graduating from Saarbrücken University, he worked as scientific assistant at the University’s energy economics institute from 1987. In 1989, he switched to the Association of the German Gas and Water Industries (Bundesverband der deutschen Gas- und Wasserwirtschaft - BGW), Berlin. In his first position, Weyand was Senior Professional on energy policy issues before he became Head of the Energy Industry Division in 1994, where he was responsible, among other things, for fundamental energy policy questions. From 2001 to 2007, Weyand was Managing Director of BGW. From autumn 2007 to early 2009, he was Deputy General Executive Manager of BDEW. Weyand is married and has two children.