Rolf Martin Schmitz is a businessperson who has been at the head of 19 different companies. Currently, Dr. Schmitz is Chief Executive Officer of RWE AG and Chairman-Supervisory Board at RWE Power AG, Chairman of RWE Supply & Trading CZ as, Chairman-Supervisory Board for RWE East sro and Chairman-Supervisory Board for RWE Generation SE (which are all subsidiaries of RWE AG). Dr. Schmitz is also Vice President for Bundesverband der Deutschen Energie und Wasserwirtschaft eV and on the board of 8 other companies.
In his past career he held the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board of GEW AG, Managing Director at Wohnungsgesellschaft der Stadtwerke Köln mbH, Member-Management Board at Thüga AG, Head-Corporate Development & Economic Policy at E.ON SE Chairman-Supervisory Board for Süwag Energie AG and Chairman-Supervisory Board of Lechwerke AG (both are subsidiaries of E.ON SE), Member-Executive Board at Thuga Beteiligungen AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board at RWE Vertrieb AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board for VSE AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board of envia Mitteldeutsche Energie AG, Chairman of innogy Netze Deutschland GmbH, Chairman for RWE Transgas as, Chairman-Supervisory Board for RWE Innogy GmbH, Chief Executive Officer of Uniper Kraftwerke GmbH, MD & Member-Management Board at Stadtwerke Köln GmbH, Chief Executive Officer of RheinEnergie AG, Managing Director at modernes köln Gesellschaft für Stadtentwicklung mbH, Chief Operating Officer at RWE Generation UK Plc, Member-Executive Board & Executive Vice President at rhenag Rheinische Energie AG and Chairman-Thermal Transfer & Air Conditioning at RWTH Aachen University.
He received an undergraduate degree from RWTH Aachen University.