Mr. Mag. Andreas Rautner, BA MLS is responsible for energy policy analyse in the energy planning department of EVN AG with over 10 years of government policy, market and public affairs experience. He is an active member and representative in many working groups on local and national level associations and to public authorities. He follows SmartEN activities and EU legal and policy issues in Brussels. Before joining EVN AG in early 2009, he was part of the legal department of the Austrian energy regulator E-Control. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Vienna University, a Master of Legal Studies from the Danube University and a Magister of Business Administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.