ETIP SNET, ENTSO – E Chief Innovation Officer
Konstantin Staschus is from Berlin, Germany and holds a PhD in Operations Research from Virginia Tech, USA. After 9 years at PG&E, USA, he held management positions in German utility associations, including 6 years as Managing Director of the association of grid operators, VDN. In 2009 he became the 1st Secretary-General of ENTSO-E in Brussels, with legal mandates for EU network plans and codes. Since 2017 he is a Director focusing on utility clients in the Berlin office of Ecofys – a Navigant Company. He also consults part-time as Chief Innovation Officer for ENTSO-E, chairs CIGRE SC C1 “System Development & Economics”, and was founding Chair of the European Technology & Innovation Platform “Smart Networks for Energy Transition”.