Kristina Haverkamp, Managing Director at German Energy Agency (dena), joined the Expert Council of the VIII. International Award «Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievements». Dena is the German think tank for the applied energy transition and brings together all relevant stakeholders from politics, economy and civil society.
By identifying solutions, developing strategies and implementing pilot projects, dena is constantly working on energy transition and climate action — in Germany and abroad. Dena represents an integrated approach of energy transition: an integrated infrastructure as a key foundation of the energy system of the future. All sectors and components of the energy system need to be connected and coordinated intelligently.
dena is working on the full range of topics of energy transition: carbon neutrality, hydrogen and alternative fuels, digitalization, smart grids and energy efficiency.
Kristina Haverkamp has been dena’s Managing Director since October 2015. She is in charge of the financial and administrative matters of the company and also holds responsibility both for international cooperation and sustainability in the transport sector.
A lawyer by training, Kristina Haverkamp studied in Germany, Switzerland and the USA. She began her career in the Foreign Office as a consultant in international environmental policy, and later became a rapporteur for the transport sector at the Federal Cartel Office.
Subsequently, she held positions at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs, the Federal Ministry of Finance, and, most recently, at the Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU. Here, as Head of the Department of Economics, the ministerial adviser was in charge of energy, environmental and industrial policy, as well as policies related to small and medium-sized enterprises.
Kristina Haverkamp is a member of the scientific advisory board of the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (Agence de l'Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l'Energie (ADEME) and is on the Board of the European Renewable Gas Registry (ERGaR).
Maksim Zagornov, President of the Distributed Power Generation Association noted, that Kristina Haverkamp will contribute to the Expert Council of VIII Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievements International Award with all her professional knowledge and international experience.
Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievements International Award is an authoritative industry award that is given for the best implemented projects in the field of distributed and alternative energy. Established in 2013 by the Distributed Power Generation Association; officially supported by the State Duma Energy Committee, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, and the Business Russia association since 2014. For 7 years, more than 500 companies from 12 countries took part in the contest. This year, the solemn ceremony of awarding the winners will take place on December 11th in Moscow, at the congress hall of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the RF.