Dr. Tobias Paulun is a Member of the Management Board of the European Energy Exchange AG (EEX), Managing Director Exchange at EEX, and President of Powernext. In his role as Chief Strategy Officer of EEX he is responsible for the strategy of the EEX Group. A special focus of his tasks is to analyze the political and regulatory environment of the energy markets and energy trading, and to develop new products and services for EEX trading participants. Mr. Paulun has been employed by the EEX Group since August 2009. Previously, he worked as a research group leader at the Institute of Electrical Systems and Energy Economics (IAEW) of the RWTH Aachen in industrial and research projects concerning the long-term development of the European electricity market and optimization of grid expansion planning for electricity and gas networks.