Robert Busch has been at the helm of bne since 2005. After graduating from law, he began his career as a legal advisor at ares Energie-direkt GmbH. He also worked for the "Grid Access Task Force" at the Federal Ministry of Economics and was CEO of statt-werk GmbH.
Director Power Markets and Regulatory Affairs
Since August 2006, Arndt Börkey has been contributing his expertise in the field of electricity to the bne office. With a degree in business and engineering, he formerly worked for ares Energie-direkt GmbH before joining energy service provider statt-werk in 2003 as a project manager.
Director Gas and Heat Markets
Anne Köhler, a gas market expert, has been working at the bne office since July 2007. After graduating in economics, she worked at Ampere AG as a project manager where she was responsible for purchasing in the small customers segment and for database administration.
General Counsel, Director Flexibility and Digital Affairs
Since November 2013 Sebastian Schnurre supports the bne crew as an expert for energy efficiency, smart metering and judicial topics. Previously the lawyer was in charge of the office of a member of the Bundestag and in this position was dealing with different energy and environmental topics.
EU Policy Director
Bianca Barth joined bne as Policy Director in September 2014. Bianca came from the German Solar Industry Association, where she led a project on grid integration of Photovoltaics into EU's distribution grids. Prior to that, she worked as a Research Manager at the Solar Electric Power Association in Washington, DC. Bianca Barth
EU Policy Director
Director for National Policy and Strategy
Markus Meyer joined bne as Director for National Policy and Strategy in April 2017. Previously he worked as Director for National Policy and Strategy at the German Solar Industry Association. Prior to that, he worked as Scientific Advisor at the offices of Members of the German Bundestag Ingrid Nestle and Hans-Josef Fell.
Press & Communications Officer
Cornelia Nix has been communicating on behalf of bne since September 2006. With a degree in social sciences and as a qualified Public Relation Consultant, Cornelia has worked at various PR agencies and most recently at the communications department of a software supplier.
Since January 2014 Karsten Wiedemann is the spokesperson of the bne. Having studied political science, Karsten Wiedemann used to write as an editorial journalist about various energy topics for different magazines. In his last position he was the executive editor of the magazine BIZZ energy today.
Katharina Bury has been assisting bne's executive management since January 2009. With a degree in business administration, she previously worked for Nuon Deutschland GmbH, initially as a team assistant in sales and later as a process manager in key accounts.
Secretary / Team Assistance
Since 2015 Christine Menzel supports the bne as secretary / team assistance. Before, the articled and notarial clerk has worked in the non-profit area. Christine Menzel worked at the Stephanus Services Gesellschaft mbH from 2010 until 2015 as secretary and HR administrator.