Bernhard Walter
Senior Manager Market Design & Regulatory Affairs
EnBW Trading GmbH

Germany

Dr. Bernhard Walter is Senior Manager Market Design & Regulatory Affairs at EnBW Trading, the trading arm of the German utility EnBW AG, Karlsruhe. Since 2000 he is closely involved in the development process of the future energy market design with focus on the developments regarding energy trading framework as well as questions on (financial) regulation of the traded energy markets. Dr. Walter is active in several national and European industry associations including EURELECTRIC, EFET and BDEW. He is Chairman of the EURELECTRIC working group Market Integrity & Financial Regulation and the BDEW working group Market Design Wholesale Markets. Furthermore he is vice chairman of the Exchange Council of both the European Energy Exchange as well as EPEX Spot. Dr. Bernhard Walter has a masters degree in economics (University of Konstanz) and holds a PhD in economics from the University of St. Andrews.