Helmfried Meinel, Director General

Helmfried Meinel, Director General
Curriculum Vitae
since May 2011Director General in the Ministry of the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector, Baden-Württemberg
1973 – 1980Studied electrical engineering, with a focus on physical electronics; degree: Dipl.-Ing.
1981 – 1984Research associate at the Institute of Physical Electronics, University of Stuttgart. Focus: gas discharge physics
1984 – 1987Member of the scientific staff of the Greens parliamentary group, responsible for research and technology, renewable energies and climate protection.
1988 – 2011Consumer Association of North Rhine–Westphalia; from 1990 head in the department of housing and energy, from 1997 director in charge of special consumer topics and member of the management board. From 2005 to 2006 additionally acting director in charge of consumer rights and financial services.
since 2000board member of EnergieVision e. V. for the Consumer Association of North-Rhine-Westphalia