Executive Board

Executive Board

Peter Reitz has been chairman of the EEX Management Board since 1st August 2011. 

After gaining a degree in mathematics, he started his career as a product manager at Deutsche Börse AG in Frankfurt. From 2000 to 2001, he worked at Dow Jones Indexes in New York before he became a member of the Eurex Management Board. Since 2007, he has overseen the development of the EEX as a member of the EEX Supervisory Board.

Steffen Köhler has been a member of the EEX Management Board since 1st March 2012. 

Having worked for several companies in the financial sector, Steffen Köhler started working as a Senior Expert in the Product Development Clearing Business and OTC division of Eurex Clearing in 2003.  In 2006, he made a decisive contribution to the cooperation between EEX and Eurex in his capacity as the Executive Director of the Eurex Market & Product Development Department. In 2009, he was appointed to the EEX Supervisory Board.

Dr Dr Tobias Paulun has been a member of the EEX Management Board since 1st January 2015.
Starting in August 2009, he worked for EEX and ECC in the areas of product development and strategy. Moreover, he was Managing Director Exchange and member of the Board of EPEX SPOT. In these functions, he contributed to the strategic development of EEX Group with special focus on the regulatory market environment and European energy market design. As Chief Strategy Officer of EEX, Tobias Paulun coordinates the strategic direction of EEX Group.

Dr Thomas Siegl has been a member of the Management Board of the EEX since 1st September 2012.

After graduating in technical mathematics and attaining a doctorate in technical science he worked at Graz University of Technology. Afterwards, he joined Arthur Andersen in Frankfurt in the field of Financial and Commodity Risk Consulting, where he worked until 1999, and later he headed the central Risk Management Division of BHF-BANK Aktiengesellschaft in Frankfurt. Since 2010 he has been a member of the Management Board of the European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC).

Iris Weidinger was appointed a member of the Management Board of EEX on 15th August 2008.

Prior to her appointment to the board she was EEX AG’s chief representative for the finance and human resource functions and an authorised signatory of European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC). Following her training as an expert in business management and as a tax consultant she worked within the commercial trainee programme of E. Breuninger GmbH & Co., Stuttgart and with PwC Deutsche Revision AG, Leipzig.

Jean-François Conil-Lacoste has been a member of the Management Board of EEX since 1st January 2015.

As the Chief Executive Officer of EPEX SPOT and Executive Director Power Spot Markets at EEX Group, he is in charge of the power spot markets of the Group which are operated by EPEX SPOT. Jean-François Conil-Lacoste spent ten years as a commodity trader at Louis Dreyfus. After that he managed stockbroker Ferri’s fixed income department. He joined Euronext in 1997 and accompanied Powernext in the capacity of the Chief Executive Officer from its inception in 2001 until March 2015.

Dr Egbert Laege has been a member of the Management Board of EEX since 1st January 2015.

He has accompanied the development of EEX as a member of the Supervisory Board since June 2008. In his capacity as the Chief Executive Officer of Powernext and Executive Director Gas Markets he is responsible for the PEGAS markets. Egbert Laege began his career at the Institute for Energy Economics of the University of Stuttgart. In 1999, he moved to E.ON where he worked as the Chief Commercial Officer (Asset Optimisation) at E.ON Global Commodities prior to his new position at EEX. Between June 2008 and January 2015, he used to be a member of EEX's Supervisory Board.