Christian Kunze holds a PhD in economic sciences from the University of Wuppertal, Germany.
He worked 15 years in the electricity industry inter alia for E.ON, Edison Trading, Shell Energy Trading, and a subsidiary of the Renova Group, Zurich.
Christian was the consortium leader for the successful Horizon 2020 EMPOWER and SENDER applications of Smart Innovation Norway. At his current position as Senior Researcher Energy Management he is the scientific coordinator of the SENDER project. In addition, Christian is active in electricity-related consulting projects and a frequent speaker in the field of smart energy markets at industry events.