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Dirk Schumacher1

Chairman of the HW Grefrath Works Council of RWE Power AG

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  • Year of birth: 1970
  • Place of birth: Grevenbroich
  • Nationality: German
  • Member since: 15 September 2021
  • End of term: 2026


  • Training as an Energy electronics technician


1987 Training as a power electronics technician at RWE Rheinbraun AG
1991 - 2006 Power electronics technician at Fortuna open pit mine/railway operation, RWE Power AG
Since 2002 Member of the Works Council, HW Grefrath, RWE Power AG
Since 2006 Full-time Works Council member, RWE Power AG
2012 - 2016 Vice Chairman of the Works Council, HW Grefrath, RWE Power AG
Since 2016 Chairman of the Works Council, HW Grefrath, RWE Power AG
2016 - 2019 Member of the Group Works Council, RWE AG
Since 2021 Member of the General Works Council, RWE Power AG

Membership in mandatory supervisory boards


Membership in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises


Core competences

  • Comprehensive energy expertise (electricity generation from renewables, energy trading and conventional electricity generation
  • Appropriate expertise in co-determination matters


1 Employee representative