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Dr Bodo Wilkens

Founder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Energiekontor AG

Brief résumé

Born in: 1957
Nationality: German
Initial appointment: 2003
Appointed until: 2023

Professional background:
Having obtained his university degree and PhD in industrial engineering, Bodo Wilkens worked for several years for the German Electricity Association (VDEW) and in a consulting firm, before founding the present Energiekontor AG together with Günter Lammers in 1990. On the basis of the Electricity Feed-In Law passed in December 1990, the first wind farms were planned along the German North Sea coast between Bremerhaven and Cuxhaven and erected a few years later. In 1995, the first foreign subsidiaries were founded, and in 2000, the company went public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Dr Wilkens was Chairman of the Management Board of Energiekontor AG until 2003. He then moved to the company’s Supervisory Board, where he has held the position of Chairman ever since and has acted in an advisory capacity for Energiekontor AG.

Current Group mandates: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Energiekontor AG, Bremen

Other mandates: Supervisory Board of Energiekontor Oceanwind AG, Bremen