Stefan Krakowka specialises in energy law within energy-intensive industries. From 1990 until 2020, he worked as a civil servant at the German Federal Office of Economics and Export Control and held a position in the Directorate for Strategic Export Monitoring and War Weapons Control from 1990 until 2006. From 2006 onwards, he headed the division for the Special Equalisation Scheme under the German Renewable Energies Act (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz – EEG). From 2012 until 2019, he headed the newly established Directorate 52, which contained as many as five divisions for the Special Equalisation Scheme under the EEG as well as two assistance divisions for the areas of air-conditioning technology and cross-sectional technology. Finally, he headed a directorate within the organisation’s Central Services Directorate-General from 2019 to 2020. Stefan retired at the end of 2020 and subsequently started working as an of counsel lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at PwC.
Until 2020: German Federal Office of Economics (subsequently: German Federal Office of Economics and Export Control) in Eschborn
Until 1990: legal clerkship (Rechtsreferendariat) in Hesse and Second State Examination in Law
Until 1987: student of law at the University of Mainz and First State Examination in Law Until 1982: training as a judicial officer in Hesse and subsequently employed at the local courts of Königstein and Wiesbaden in the area of civil proceedings, land register and compulsory enforcement.