Dr. Tobias Bischof-Niemz

Head of Department Business Development, ENERTRAG

Dr. Tobias Bischof-Niemz is Head of Department Business Development at ENERTRAG, a German renewable-energy company with activities in wind, solar PV, storage, hydrogen and grid infrastructure. Before joining ENERTRAG in 2017, Tobias successfully established and led the Energy Centre at the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). He served on the inaugural South African Ministerial Advisory Council on Energy (MACE). Tobias is author of the book “South Africa’s Energy Transition” that outlines a roadmap for a low-cost, decarbonised and job-rich future for South Africa’s energy sector. Tobias studied engineering and public administration in Darmstadt, Berkeley and New York.