Gerald Linke was appointed in July 2014 as CEO of the German Gas & Water Association, the national standard setting body for gas and water and a national backbone of R&D.
Prior to this position, he worked at E.ON as Senior Vice President Global Engineering and as Managing Director of KGNR, a grid operator for the transport of hythane in the densely populated areas Ruhr.
Before 2011, Prof. Linke served at different leading positions in the E.ON group, such as Head of Research & Development Gas or Head of Operation of the Northern German Region with several thousand kilometres of high pressure natural pipeline grids.
Dr. Linke is a graduate in Mathematical Physics of the Technical University of Braunschweig, and holds a Doctor of Science. In 2014 he has been appointed as Professor at the Ruhr-University Bochum.