Mr. Andreas Luxa is a Senior Principal Key Expert for T&D Industry Know How and Vice President Industry Affairs working for Siemens AG, Smart Infrastructure Business with its Global Headquarters in Zug, Switzerland. Andreas got his Diploma and Doctorate in Electrical Power Engineering from the Technical University Berlin. He started his industrial career in 1981 with Siemens AG in the accredited High Voltage Laboratories, Berlin. He held various positions in R&D, testing and certification, patent & licensing, sales in the NAFTA region, business development, strategy, investor relations and corporate communications. He was Chief Technical Officer for the Medium Voltage Business Unit and the High Voltage Division, Head of the Global Marketing for the Siemens Energy Management Division. In the new Siemens Smart Infrastructure Business he is responsible for the Global Electrical Power Grids business in the Industry Affairs Department.
In T&D Europe Andreas is Vice President Industrial Policy, Chair of the Working Group Investment and the Task Force Grid Codes, he is past-chair of the IEEE Germany Section and the IEEE Power & Energy Society, Germany Chapter.