GEODE Chairman & Managing Director of Aspern Smart City Research GmbH & Co KG
Mr. Brehmer is Managing Director of Aspern Smart City Research GmbH (ASCR) since 2013 and Chairman of GEODE since 2011. GEODE – the Voice of local Energy Distributors across Europe – represents over 100 members and 1200 independent private and public electricity and gas distribution companies. From 2002 to 2014 Mr. Brehmer was Managing Director of Austria’s biggest DSO, Wiener Netze GmbH, serving about 2 million customers in and around Vienna with electricity, gas, district heating and fibre optic networks. From 2009 to 2014 he was TSO/DSO Spokesman for the Association of Austrian Electricity Companies. Mr. Brehmer has held various management and operational positions with a number of power control system, network and telecommunication areas since he entered the energy industry in 1976. Mr. Brehmer graduated in Industrial Electronics and Control Engineering from TU Vienna.