Uwe Leprich

Organisation: 
German Federal Environment Agency
Country: 
Germany

Since 2016 Uwe Leprich is working at the German Environment Agency where he serves as the head of the department of Climate Protection and Energy. His fields of specialisation embrace economic and ecological regulations of utilities in monopoly and liberalised energy markets as well as environmental instruments for electricity markets. Mr. Leprich is an alternate member of the Administrative Board of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) of the European Union and an associated member of the German-Japanese Energy Transition Council (GFETC).
Earlier, Uwe Leprich worked at the energy department of the Oeko-Institut in Freiburg, the department for energy policy in the Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Federal Affairs of the state of Hesse, and the business school of the University of Applied Sciences in Saarbruecken. In 1998/99 he co-founded the Institute for Future Energy Systems (IZES).
Mr. Leprich holds a Diploma and a PhD in Economics from Bielefeld University.