Konstantin Staschus is from Berlin, Germany. He received a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Virginia Tech in the USA. After 9 years at Pacific Gas and Electric, USA, he held management positions in German utility associations, including 6 years as Managing Director of VDN, the association of over 400 German electricity transmission and distribution system operators.

From 2009 to 2016 he held the position of Secretary-General at ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity in Brussels.

He is currently Chair of the ETIP Smart Network for the Energy Transition and Managing Director at StaRGET Research for Global Energy Transition.