Guest Bio

Gunnar Groebler, born 1972, studied mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen University. He embarked on his career in 1999 in the Corporate Development department of Berlin-based VEAG Vereinigte Energiewerke AG. Over the years from 2001 to 2002, Groebler was part of the Corporate Development project group for the formation of Vattenfall Europe AG, where he subsequently worked in the Corporate Development department. In 2003 Gunnar Groebler moved to the Group Strategies department of Vattenfall AB in Sweden.

In 2005 he returned to Germany as head of Procurement at Vattenfall Europe AG. Between 2007 and 2011, Groebler was initially responsible for corporate development, later for the Mergers & Acquisitions and finally for Vattenfall Europe AG’s Corporate Development/M&A Department before being appointed head of the Business Unit Hydro Germany. In 2014 he became Chairman of the Management Board of Vattenfall Europe Windkraft GmbH and Head of the Business Unit Renewables Europe / United Kingdom. From 2015 onward, Gunnar Groebler was responsible for the Business Area Wind as member of the Executive Group Management of the Vattenfall Group.

Gunnar Groebler has been a member of Salzgitter AG’S Executive Board since May 2021 and Chairman of the Executive Board since July 2021.