Managing Director of the Austrian Energy Agency (AEA)
Energy expert Peter Traupmann was born in Güssing (Burgenland) in 1962. He finished his degree in agronomy at the BOKU (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences), Vienna. Before taking up his post as Managing Director at the Austrian Energy Agency in November 2011, he was manager with overall operative and strategic responsibility of a medium-size energy supply company for some years.
In his function as member of the Board of the European Centre for Renewable Energy, Güssing, Peter Traupmann has been dealing with the strategic development and support of sustainable concepts and projects in the field of renewable energies since 1995 already. In the Austrian Chamber of Agriculture he acted as energy politics expert.