About mr. Christoph Mertens
Since January 2017, Mr. Mertens is CEO of Summit Renewable Power Europe (SRP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation Japan.On behalf of Sumitomo Corporation, SRP takes global responsibility for its mother company’s investments in offshore wind projects, manages the projects and nominates directors.In his previous occupations, Mr. Mertens assumed several leading positions in the energy sector. As managing director he developed the German offshore wind branches of DONG Energy and DNV Germany. As technical director he was responsible for the German CCGT portfolio of Alpiq. Mr. Mertens started his career originally at RWE Power.