Kristina Haverkamp has been dena’s Managing Director since October 2015. In this role, she holds responsibility for the financial and administrative matters of the company, in addition to key topics related to international cooperation and sustainability in the transport sector, – which allow her to build on her experience in European economic and environmental policy.
Born in Dortmund, Kristina Haverkamp studied law 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).
Kristina Haverkamp was born in 1961 and is mother to one son.