On 13th August 2019, Kerstin Andreae was appointed by the Chair of the Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft e. V. (BDEW), Berlin/Germany, to become the new Chair of the Executive Management Board. The economics graduate will take over as Chair of the sector association on 1st November 2019. Andreae is currently the economic spokesperson of the German Federal BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN parliamentary group and has been a member of the German Parliament since 2002.