Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Fritz Vahrenholt

 

Name:Prof. Dr. Fritz Vahrenholt
Date of birth:08.05.1949
Education:
1968 - 1972Degree in Chemistry at the University of Münster / Westphalia
Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
1972 - 1974Doctorate in the field of Chemistry (Dr. rer. nat.)
Career:
1974 - 1975Research work at the University of Münster and at the Max Planck Institute for Carbon Research, Mülheim
1976 - 1981Head of the section “Chemical Industry” in the Federal Environmental Agency in Berlin
1981 - 1984Head of Department of Environmental Policy, Waste Management and Air Pollution Control at the Hessian Ministry of Regional Development, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry
1984 - 1990Deputy Minister in the City of Hamburg Environmental Ministry
1990 - 1991Head of Chancellery of the City of Hamburg
1991 - 1997

Senator and Principal of the City of Hamburg Environmental Ministry

Supervisory Board Chairman of Hamburgische Elektrizitätswerke HEW AG, Hamburg utility

since 1991Lecturer at the University of Hamburg (Chemistry Department), since April 1999 Professor of the chemistry department
1998 -  2001Member of the Board of Directors of Deutsche Shell AG with responsibility for chemicals, renewable energy, public affairs, environment, electricity, 2001 member of the supervisory board
2001-2007Chief executive of REpower Systems AG, Hamburg
Member of the “sustainability advisory board” to chancellor Schröder and Merkel, Berlin
since 01.02.2008Chief Executive Officer, RWE Innogy GmbH, Essen

 

Additional mandates

Member of the supervisory board of Aurubis AG , Hamburg

Member of the supervisory board of Mateco AG, Stuttgart

Chairman of the supervisory board of Rheinkraftwerk Albbruck-Dogern AG, Laufenburg

Member of the board of New York Green Exchange

Member of the “Körber-Stiftung", Hamburg

Member of the Senate of "Frauenhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V."

Member of the advisory committee of the German "Wildtier Stiftung"

Member of the supervisory board of "Putz & Partner Unternehmensberatungs AG", Hamburg