Markus Steigenberger

Managing Director

Markus Steigenberger is one of the two managing directors of Agora Energiewende. He heads the organisation together with Frauke Thies in a dual leadership. Prior to taking over Agora’s management in May 2021, he led the international team (since 2016) and the European team (2014-1016), and worked as head of office at Agora’s start.

Before joining Agora, Markus oversaw the Germany programme of the European Climate Foundation (ECF). He started his career as a journalist and held various positions in German and international civil society organisations. He completed a Master of Business Administration as well as a Magister Artium in economic history, political science, and law.

Agora-Experte Thorsten Lenck im @DLF: Wie folgen auf höhere Ausbauziele jetzt mehr #Windenergie|projekte? Insbesondere die Beschleunigung von Genehmigungsprozessen schafft den Hochlauf der Windindustrie. Es braucht einen Pakt zwischen #BuReg & Herstellern.

Amidst the #EnergyCrisis getting off fossil fuels is more important than ever: How #Germany can reach 80% #renewables by 2030 and a climate neutral power sector by 2035? This way for comprehensive modeling and policy recommendations👇…

And the full version of our study (in German) is available here: 10/10

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