Thorsten Kramer

Thorsten Kramer is CEO of Lausitz Energie Bergbau and Lausitz Energie Kraftwerke (LEAG), spearheading the company’s transformation from a traditional, fossil-based energy supplier in Germany to a cutting-edge, sustainable powerhouse for renewable energies across Europe. This transformation poses complex challenges demanding the utmost utilization and exploitation of existing strengths to unlock novel, extensive, and sustainable opportunities for both the organization and its workforce. He has considerable experience in the field of renewable energies and change management. Prior to his appointment as CEO of LEAG, Mr. Kramer provided advisory services to a diverse range of globally operating companies, including both publicly listed and private equity–held firms in the industrial and energy plant construction sectors. Notably, he advised Bilfinger Engineering & Technologies, among others. Mr. Kramer also served as CEO of GES in Spain and Nordex Energy in Hamburg. During his tenure, he demonstrated his expertise in implementing significant restructuring initiatives and executing comprehensive strategic realignments, resulting in successes for both companies. Mr. Kramer earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. He can be reached at