Christoph Frei

Christoph Frei

World Energy Council
Secretary General

Biography

Christoph Frei became the World Energy Council’s youngest Secretary General in April 2009. During this time, he has lead the further development of the world-renowned energy leaders’ network for sustainable energy through a number of initiatives, including the initiation of Council’s on-going World Energy Scenarios and World Energy Trilemma projects and the facilitation of high-level World Energy Leaders’ Summits to enhance the relevance and impact of the 90 years old organisation. Prior to joining the World Energy Council, Christoph was a member of the Executive Council of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and its Senior Director in charge of Energy (2001-2009). He is also an Adjunct Professor at EPFL (since 2006) and a member of WEF’s Global Agenda Council on Energy Security (since 2009).