CSO / Head of Group Security innogy SE since April 2016. From 2013 – 2016 CSO / Head of Group Security RWE AG. From 2007 to 2013 he was CSO of METRO GROUP and prior to this he held senior Security Management positions at Deutsche Post DHL. Master degree in Security and Risk Management from University of Leicester, UK. Lieutenant Colonel (res) of the German Armed Forces.
Honorary appointments: Member of the Board of European Energy – Information Sharing & Analysis Centre (EE-ISAC), Member of the Board of the Security Association in North Rhine-Westphalia; Member of the working group Cyber Security/Security of the Federation of German Industries (BDI). Member of the advisory board of the scientific research project “IT security in critical infrastructures”, lecturer at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and European Business School. Editor of the online service “www.sicherheitsmelder.de” of Richard Boorberg publishing company.