Markus Lesser was born in Düsseldorf in 1964. Markus Lesser looks back on 30 years of experience in the international energy industry. Of these, he worked for more than 10 years in the supplier industry for power plant components. Since 2000, he has been successfully active in the renewable energy sector in various companies. Initially, as Managing Director and Sales Manager at the wind turbine manufacturer Nordex AG, he was responsible for safe project development, the turnkey implementation of wind farms and the sale of wind turbines for the regions of Central, South-Eastern and Eastern Europe.
Markus Lesser was then Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Renergys Group AG in Zurich/Switzerland. In this function, he managed the technical and operational business of Renergys Group. From 2009, Markus Lesser was a member of the management board of Epuron GmbH. In his various activities, he was responsible for project development, construction and operational management, especially of wind energy projects in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia, as well as in the offshore wind energy sector.
On May 1, 2011, he became COO of PNE AG and was in charge of operations and project development. Since May 26, 2016 Markus Lesser is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Mr. Markus Lesser is or was a member of the Supervisory Board or another controlling body of the following companies within the meaning of Section 125 (1) sentence 3 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG):
- RenCon GmbH, Korschenbroich
- Member of the Board Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft (BDEW)
- Member of the Board Windenergieagentur WAB
- Chairman of Fachgruppe Energie und Umwelt des Wirtschaftsrates in Lower Saxony