Dr. Andreas Schröter has been appointed as Executive Vice President Advisory Central Europe & Mediterranean as of 1st February 2015 being responsible for all renewable and traditional energy advisory services. Previously he headed the world market leader Renewables Certification in legacy GL and continued in the same role following the merger of DNV and GL in September 2013.
Before joining GL in 2011 he had spent more than 15 years in the telecommunications industry working for Siemens, Nokia Siemens Networks and Rohde & Schwarz where he held a variety of engineering, sales, service, management and country CEO positions. During his various assignments he gained experiences in managing growth and international expansion as well as restructuring. Being part of Siemens’ management team he played a key role in the merger and integration process of Nokia Siemens Networks. Andreas features international experience by having spent five years working and living in Colombia and Peru. He further has worked and lived in Britain, Japan and Spain.
He earned a PhD in Management with a thesis about matrix organizations from the University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK. He also holds a degree as Global Executive MBA from the IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. Andreas started his academic career by studying electrical and electronic engineering at the University of Bochum in Germany.