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Torsten Amelung

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40479 Düsseldorf

 
 
Experience
 
Summiq AG
Munich                                                                                                 since April 2019

- CEO, http://www.summiq.de

 

Statkraft AS
Düsseldorf                                                                                        2003 - 2019
¨     VP  New Markets, Managing Director of  Statkraft Ventures GmbH and Managing Director of Statkraft Markets Financial Services GmbH), Member of the Board of enQu GmbH (Kiel, Berlin) and statt-werk GmbH (Berlin(   http://www.statkraft.com/pro/about_statkraft/index.asp  or http://www.welt.de/wams_print/article2132528/Norwegischer_Staatskonzern_setzt_ganz_auf_umweltfreundliche_Energien.html)
¨       Managing Director of Statkraft Markets GmbH GmbH (revenues 18 bn EUR, staff 400), active in power generation, power and gas trading, cross-border trading in power, renewable energy and green energy trading and carbon trading  featuring activities in 20 countries in Europe 45378&usg=AOvVaw06qORs9eSr3hcy5AksEGgC  (see http://www.statkraft.de/Images/SMC%20Annual%20Report%202007_German_tcm4-9308.pdf)
 
Stadtwerke Kiel AG
Kiel                                                                                                       2001 – 2003
¨       Commercial Director (COO) and Member of the Management Board (Vorstand) since Jan. 2001, responsible for Finance, Middle Office, IT (until July 2002) and Facility Management (until July 2002), Sales & Trading, Structured transactions and M&A (see http://www.stadtwerke-kiel.de/Unternehmen/ZahlenDatenFakten/Geschaeftsberichte/SWK_GB_2002.pdf)
¨       Member of the Supervisory Board (= non-executive board member) of the GKK power plant, BVAG (regional utility in Braunschweig) and ARES (independent retail company, until Nov.2002), Kielnet Telecommunications GmbH

TXU Europe Energy Trading
Ipswich/London/Frankfurt/Düsseldorf/Kiel                                       1998 – 2002
¨       Business Development Manager and Managing Director of the TXU Europe Energy Trading (Deutschland) GmbH; established the wholesale trading for TXU in Germany 
¨       project leader in 18 M&A projects (incl. VEW, EnBW, Stadtwerke Jena, Stadtwerke Kiel, EVO, swb), concluded Stadtwerke Kiel, BVAG and ARES acquisitions (in total 850,000 customer accounts); Senior Vice President TXU Europe Structured trading and M&A Germany (see http://www.strom-magazin.de/strommarkt/txu-europe-anteilseigner-der-stadtwerke-kiel-ag_3776.html)

RAG (now Evonik)
Essen, Germany                                                                    1991 – 1998
 
¨       Head of Strategy: member of the implementation team for the Saarberg take-over (electricity, gas, turnover 2 bn Euros); established sales offices and subsidiaries in China, Poland and Venezuela; developed strategy for the global coal mining & trading activities
¨       Deputy Head Corporate Development & Controlling Division,1/1997-12/1997: take-over of the Jim Bunn coal mines in West Virginia (turnover 300 mn $), member of the implementation team for the global IPP-strategy (STEAG); responsible for corporate planning, budget monitoring and supervisory board relationships
¨       appointment general power of attorney for the Group (“Prokura”) in 11/1995
¨       Head of Corporate Intelligence & External Reporting 4/1995 - 12/1996: drafting of the annual/quarterly reports; strategy development; development and implementation of a strategy process and the subsequent reporting system
¨       Deputy Head Business Development Department, 03/1993 - 3/1995: strategy development for the energy divisions, project manager in the acquisition of 25 % of Carbo Zulia/Venezuela; negotiator in the merger of the DBT GmbH (turnover: 400 mn $); member of the team responsible for the design and implementation of cost reduction programmes in the mining division
¨       Deputy Head Communication and Economics Division and Head of Energy Department 10/1991 - 02/1993: coordination of lobbying activities, media relations, communication policy, coordination of all external reports including supervisory board relations
Kiel, Germany                                                            1986 – 1991

¨       Head of Research Division International Resource Transfer 1989 - 1991;  research focus on economic determinants of tropical deforestation (see f.i. http://www.amazon.de/Deforestation-Tropical-Forests-Torsten-Amelung/dp/3161459180)
¨       Economic Policy Consultant, author of various publications (see f.i. http://www.bookfinder.com/author/torsten-amelung/http://en.scientificcommons.org/torsten_amelung )


Educational Background


Kiel Advanced Studies Program,
Kiel, Germany                                                        1985 - 1986
Postgraduate Studies (A.S.C =Advanced Studies Certificate),
Major in International Finance
University of Cologne,
Cologne, Germany                                                1980 – 1985 (MSc), 1989 (PhD) , 1995 (Habil.)
Masters Degree in Business Administration and Economics,
Majors in Corporate Planning, Computer Sciences and Energy Economics,
PhD in Economics in 1989 (see PhD thesis, , http://www.amazon.de/Die-Politische-%C3%96konomie-Importsubstitution-Handelsliberalisierung/dp/3163455565)
Venia Legendi in 1995, (for Dissertation thesis see http://www.peterlang.com/LOCALPDF/Buecher/BookDetail_30350.pdf?CFID=124994879&CFTOKEN=55499803)


Teaching, Awards and Board Memberships 

University of Cologne, Germany                                  since 1996
Assistant Professor (“Privatdozent”), holding lectures in corporate innovation, commodity trading, energy economics, finance and organizational behavior 
 
University of Bochum, Germany                               1993 - 1998
Lecturer Energy management & energy economics 

University of Kiel, Germany                                    1989 - 1991
Lecturer Energy management & energy economics, development economics and  econcomic reforms management 
 
International USW Strategy Simlation Game Winner 1993 as part of a Team of Ruhrkohle AG
Board Memberships: Braunschweiger Versorgungs AG (until 2003), ARES Energie Direkt GmbH (until 2002), GKK Kiel (until 2003), Kielnet Telecommunications GmbH (until 2003), DSK-Big Bau Group (Advisory Board, since 2015), Statkraft Financial Services AB (since 2009), E.ON Scholarship Fund (since 2014), Statkraft Ventures GmbH (since 2015) 
 

 


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