Christiane Mann is a global Strategy and Marketing Leader in the Clean Energy Transition and Smart Buildings space. As Head of Industry Affairs Smart Infrastructure at Siemens AG she is actively shaping a sustainable future in the intersection of strategy, technology, and policy.
Siemens Smart Infrastructure combines the real and digital worlds across energy systems, buildings, and industries, enhancing the way people live and work and significantly improving efficiency and sustainability. Siemens' electrification products, systems, solutions, and services improve energy and resource efficiency, facilitate the transition towards renewables and decentralized power generation while ensuring a resilient and reliable power supply.
Christiane has held several strategy and marketing leadership roles in the energy and the smart buildings sector. She was global Corporate Vice President Industry Affairs for the Energy Management business of Schneider Electric, and prior to that Director of Strategy and Marketing within Siemens Building Technologies.
At T&D Europe, the European association of grid technology manufacturers, she is the current Chair of the Working Group Grid Digitalization. Previously, she was Chairman of smartEn, the European business association for digital and decentralized, smart, energy solutions in Brussels.
12:35 pm - 01:00 pm
How to Speed Up Energy Transition
Having a look at the energy transition today, we know very well where we are. But in order to find out what is needed to achieve the targets, we need to have a clear picture of what a future system may look like. What is the amount of load, what are the different kinds of generation, and what are the system needs for granting a reliable energy supply. In this session, we will have a look at what the future transmission and distribution systems may look like. We really have to speed up our efforts if we are going to reach our targets! During the panel discussion, key industry stakeholders involved in shaping the energy industry of the future will share their opinions and ideas.