Christian Buchel is Chaiman of EDSO4SG, the european distributors system operators for smart grids, and Member of the Board of Enedis, the French distribution system operator, in charge of territories & concessions activities, customers & market players relations, the development of new markets and ways to use the distribution grid, and European affairs.
Prior to this, Christian Buchel has held various top-management positions within the EDF group. He has notably been Member of the Board and COO of Energie Baden-Württemberg (EnBW) in Germany as well as CEO of Electricité de Strasbourg. In the late 1990s, Christian Buchel has also served as advisor to EDF’s CEO. In his earlier career, he has held both managerial and operational responsibilities, covering the entire value chain of the electricity industry. Christian Buchel holds an engineering degree from Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité (Supélec). Right after his studies, he has also been a research fellow at CERN, Geneva.