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Reiner van Limbeck1

Chairman of the Works Council of the Essen Headquarters of RWE Generation SE and RWE Technology International GmbH

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  • Year of birth: 1965
  • Place of birth: Wesel
  • Nationality: German
  • Member since: 15 September 2021


  • Dipl.-Ing. Mechanical Engineering - Construction Technology


1991 Joined RWE Energie AG as engineer power plant planning
2001 Change to IT governance, IT project management at RWE Power AG
2004 Member of the Works Council Headquarters Essen of RWE Power AG
2011 Change to IT service management, IT controlling of RWE Power AG
Since 2018

᛫ Chairman of the Works Council of the Essen Headquarters of RWE Generation SE and RWE Technology International GmbH

᛫ Deputy Chairman of the Group Works Council of RWE Generation SE

᛫ Member of the Group Works Council and the European Works Council of RWE AG

2021 Deputy Chairman of the General Works Council of RWE Generation Service GmbH

Membership in mandatory supervisory boards

  • RWE Generation SE

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)
  • International experience in the energy sector, knowledge of its international status and of domestic and international interests in relation to the sector
  • Appropriate expertise in co-determination matters
  • Leadership experience
  • Competence in the areas of new technologies and digitisation
  • Profound knowledge in business and information technology


1 Employee representative