Andreas Gelfort is Associate Director at Voltiq since 2019. He has broad business development and PPA transaction experience in the European Energy Markets.
Andreas has built over 15 years experience in electricity, cross commodity, PPAs and emissions trading at various international companies. He has held several senior trading and management positions at the American energy company Reliant Energy Trading, the Swedish-Dutch utility company Nuon/Vattenfall and at the Dutch trading company Priogen. As Managing Director of the Dutch electricity trading entity of Vattenfall he was responsible for the optimization of customer and asset portfolios as well as the PPA portfolios in the Benelux region and the UK.
Afterwards, as independent advisor he did several assignments related to the energy transition like advising a Dutch renewable energy supplier on portfolio management and PPAs, developing an offtake strategy and business case for a Belgium offshore wind developer, and managing and balancing renewable energy portfolios for an international utility.
He has extensive expertise in renewable energy trading and the structuring and execution of Power Purchase Agreements. During several years he was member of the advisory board of the APX power exchange. He is fluent in Dutch, English and German.