Executive Director - ARE (Alliance for Rural Electrification)
Marcus Wiemann is responsible for the management and direction of ARE as well as for the relationship management with partners and developing organisations / institutions. In this regard he is a member of numerous steering committees and working groups who are active in the field of rural electrification. Marcus (44 years, born in Dortmund, Germany) holds diplomas in Economics, International Relations/Developing Countries and Environmental Economics from the Universities of York and Trier. Marcus has a professional background from the finance and energy sector as well as in consultancy, advocacy and project management. Before Marcus joined ARE in 2013, Marcus established and led representation offices in Brussels of Verbundnetz Gas AG, EWE AG and of the International Association of Gas and Oil Producers (OGP).