Board of Directors

The member companies of BDEW are adequately represented on the Board of Directors according to the different categories of supply (size classes), sectors (gas, electricity/district heat, water/wastewater, single or multi-branch) and value creation levels, and the regional groups and regional associations in accordance with their size. The members of the Board of Directors assigned to the gas, electricity/district heat and water/wastewater and sectors constitute the respective sector Board.

The BDEW Board of Directors comprises 50 members. It is composed of the chairpersons of the regional organizations (ex-officio members of the Board of Directors) and of further members to be elected by the General Assembly for a term of 2 years (elected members of the Board of Directors). Only persons performing management board functions of an ordinary member of the Association can be member of the Board of Directors. During its term of office, the BDEW Board of Directors may invite permanent guests to participate in its meetings in an advisory capacity.

The Board of Directors takes decisions on all matters of fundamental importance which are not reserved for the General Assembly under the law or by the Articles of Association. It supervises the Executive Board’s administration of office and prepares the resolutions of the General Assembly. In particular, the Board of Directors shall ensure a fair balance of the members’ interests.

For its term of office until 2018, the BDEW Board of Directors is composed as follows:

Members

  • Dr. Constantin Alsheimer, Mainova AG (LDEW)
  • Thomas Barth, E.ON Energie AG
  • Dietmar Bauer, SSW Stadtwerke St. Wendel GmbH & Co. KG
  • Sven Becker, Trianel GmbH (LG Nordrhein-Westfalen)
  • Dr. Jörg Bergmann, Open Grid Europe GmbH
  • Dr. Florian Bieberbach, Stadtwerke München GmbH
  • Wolfgang Birkenbusch, EVI Energieversorgung Hildesheim GmbH & Co. KG (LG Norddeutschland)
  • Dr. Leonhard Birnbaum, E.ON SE
  • Wolfgang Brandl, Stadtwerke Eichstätt Versorgungs-GmbH (VBEW)
  • Dr. Hans-Jürgen Brick, Amprion GmbH
  • Dr.-Ing. Udo Brockmeier, Stadtwerke Düsseldorf AG
  • Matthias Brückmann, EWE Aktiengesellschaft
  • Henning R. Deters, Gelsenwasser AG
  • Klaus-Peter Dietmayer, Erdgas Schwaben GmbH
  • Dr. Hanno Dornseifer, VSE AG (VEWSaar)
  • Wolfgang Eisele, Zweckverband Landeswasserversorgung
  • Vera Gäde-Butzlaff, GASAG Berliner Gaswerke AG (LG Berlin/Brandenburg)
  • Dipl.-Ing. Wolfang Geus, ESTW Erlanger Stadtwerke AG
  • Tuomo Hatakka, Vattenfall GmbH
  • Dr. Karsten Heuchert, VNG Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft
  • Dr. Werner Hitschler, PFALZWERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
  • Christoph Hüls, Stadtwerke Detmold GmbH (LG Nordrhein-Westfalen)
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Jardin, Ruhrverband
  • Rudolf Kastner, EGT AG
  • Johannes Kempmann, Städtische Werke Magdeburg GmbH & Co. KG
  • Ernst Kern, Wasserverband Nord
  • Dr. Gerhard König, WINGAS GmbH
  • Nathalie Leroy, Hamburger Wasserwerke GmbH
  • Dr. Markus Litpher, Lechwerke AG (VBEW)
  • Dr. Frank Mastiaux, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG
  • Christian Meyer-Hammerström, Osterholzer Stadtwerke GmbH
  • Dr. Peter Michalik, Fernwasserversorgung Elbaue/Ostharz GmbH
  • Dr. Georg Müller, MVV Energie AG
  • Uwe Müller, Stadtwerke Brandenburg an der Havel GmbH (LG Berlin / Brandenburg)
  • Dr. Ulrich Paetzel, Emschergenossenschaft und Lippeverband
  • Dr. Thorsten Radensleben, badenova AG & Co. KG
  • Markus Rauh, Fernwasserversorgung Oberfranken
  • Stefan G. Reindl, Thüringer Energie AG
  • Michael Riechel, Thüga Aktiengesellschaft
  • Ute Römer, Stadtwerke Rostock AG
  • Josef Rönz, EVM Energieversorgung Mittelrhein GmbH
  • Joachim Rumstadt, STEAG GmbH
  • Klaus Saiger, FairEnergie GmbH (VfEW)
  • Dr.-Ing. Rolf Martin Schmitz, RWE AG
  • Volker Schneider, Zwickauer Energieversorgung GmbH (LG Mitteldeutschland)
  • Ralf Schodlock, ESWE Versorgungs AG
  • Jörg Simon, Berliner Wasserbetriebe
  • Dr. Dieter Steinkamp, RheinEnergie AG
  • Dr. Marie-Luise Wolff-Hertwig, ENTEGA AG
  • Dr. Susanna Zapreva-Hennerbichler, Stadtwerke Hannover AG


Guests

  • Gerhard Ammon, Stadtwerke Fellbach GmbH
  • Bernhard Beck, Belectric Solarkraftwerke GmbH
  • Dr. Frank Brinkmann, Dortmunder Energie- und Wasserversorgung GmbH
  • Dietmar Bückemeyer, DVGW e. V.
  • Dietmar Canis, Stadtwerke GmbH Bad Kreuznach
  • Oberbürgermeister Michael Ebling, VKU eV.
  • Dr. Bernhard Fischer, VGB PowerTech
  • Jürgen Funke, Stadtwerke Oberursel (Taunus) GmbH
  • Reimund Gotzel, Bayernwerk AG
  • Dr. Martin Grundmann, ARGE Netz GmbH & Co. KG
  • Dr. Bernd Hartmann, Stadtwerke Bad Nauheim GmbH
  • Ansgar Hinz, VDE- Verband der Elektrotechnik, Elektronik, Informationstechnik e.V.
  • Dr. Gerald Linke, DVGW e.V.
  • Dr. Ingo Luge, E.ON SE
  • Dr. Oliver Malerius, Gas-Union GmbH
  • Dr. Joachim Meier, WVW St. Wendel GmbH
  • Nicole Otterberg, E.ON Gas Storage GmbH
  • Katherina Reiche, VKU e.V.
  • Gunda Röstel, Stadtentwässerung Dresden GmbH
  • Manfred Schmitz, ENGIE Deutschland AG
  • Boris Schucht, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH
  • Dr. Hans-Josef Zimmer, VdV e.V.