Ewald Woste is a co-founder of NeXtWind as well as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NeXtWind Management GmbH and Member of the Board of NeXtWind Capital Ltd..
Mr. Woste has more than 25 years of experience in the German energy industry in various executive, supervisory board and advisory roles for corporates, private equity firms and industry associations.
Ewald Woste currently holds positions as a member of the Supervisory Board of several energy companies in Germany and Austria, including E.ON SE, as a member of the Supervisory Board of dena (German Energy Agency) and as a senior advisor to the Swedish private equity firm EQT.
Previously, Mr. Woste also held positions as President of BDEW (German Association of Energy and Water Industries) as well as senior advisor to Macquarie (MIRA) and Chairman of the Management Committee at Re-Wind.
He served as the CEO of municipal utility companies Mainova AG in Frankfurt and Thüga AG in Munich where he gained significant market and management expertise during many years at the helm of leading German energy players.
Mr. Woste has a University Degree in Business Administration from the University of Paderborn, Germany.