Kátrin Schweren is Head of Regulatory and Public Affairs of tiko Energy Solutions (formerly Swisscom Energy Solutions) since November 2017 and as such member of tikos board.
Previously Katrin was CEO of Dr. Schweren Consulting, which specializes in consulting companies in the field of electricity and financial services concerning regulatory and public affairs. In this capacity, Kátrin acted also as Head of Public Affairs for Swisscom Energy Solutions.
Prior to this assignment, Kátrin worked as Head of Regulatory Affairs at Swissgrid, the Swiss TSO. Before that she was a senior regulatory affairs manager at Swisscom in Berne and Swisscoms EU Affairs delegate, where she represented Swisscom to Swiss authorities as well as EU institutions. She was also involved in a number of merger and acquisition projects. She was President of the European Telecommunications Platform, representing around 90 telecom companies.
Kátrin started her professional career as a scientific officer at the European Parliament in Brussels. From there she moved on to BEUC (the European Association of the Consumers Organisations) in Brussels, where she defended consumers interests before EU institutions regarding a range of subjects (telecoms, postal services, electricity, the introduction of the Euro, financial services).
Kátrin holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland, French-speaking section) and a degree from Fribourg and Barcelona (Spain). Kátrin has German and Swiss nationality, and is fluent in German, French, English and Spanish.