Managing Director

Kristina Haverkamp

Lawyer by training, Kristina Haverkamp is responsible for dena’s financial and administrative matters, along with matters related to international cooperation and sustainability in the transport sector.

Kristina Haverkamp, Managing Director German Energy Agency (dena), Picture: Götz Schleser

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).

Kristina Haverkamp was born in 1961 and is mother to one son.