Dr. Burckhard Bergmann

Dr. Burckhard Bergmann was born in 1943 in Beckum, Germany. He studied physics at Freiburg and Aachen Universities and awarded a Dr. Eng. by Aachen University of Technology in 1970.

Dr. Bergmann was a Member of the Board of Management of E.ON AG, Dusseldorf, Germany, Chairman of the Executive Board of E.ON Ruhrgas AG, Essen, Germany and Member of the board of Russian Gas Company Ga zprom.

He served at German Federal Ministry for Research and Technology from 1968-1969 and Jülich Nuclear Research Centre from 1969-1972.

​His career has covered some of the following positions:

  • ·         1978-2004 Head of the Gas Purchasing Division at E. ON Ruhrgas, AG
  • ·         1980-2008 Member of the Executive Board at E. ON Ruhrgas, AG
  • ·         2001 to 2008 Chairman of the Executive Board at E. ON Ruhrgas, AG
  •                                                ·         2003-2008 Member of the Board of Management of E.ON AG Member of supervisory boards of various German companies.
  •                                                ·         Member of the Board of Directors of OAO Gasprom
  •                                                ·         1998-2000 President of Eurogas, the European Union of Natural Gas Industry
  •                                                ·         Vice Chairman of the Board of the German East-West Trade Committee
  •                                                ·         Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the German-Russian Forum
  •                                                ·         Member of the Board of Management of the Energy Policy Foundation Norway.
  • He served as a Director at Telenor ASA since May 29, 2008 until May 17, 2016
  • He serves as Member of Supervisory Board of Thuega Aktiengesellschaft
  • He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of ZAO Gerosgaz, Moscow and Russia; Ruhrgas E & P GmbH; and Trans Europe Naturgas Pipeline GmbH (TENP), Essen
  • He serves as the Chairman of Supervisory Board at E.ON Ruhrgas International AG and Thüga AG
  • He has been an Independent Director of Joint Stock Company NOVATEK since October 200