Christian Schneider
Head of Product Development & Projects
European Energy Exchange AG

Christian Schneider is Head of Product Development & Projects at the European Energy Exchange AG (EEX). EEX is a regulated market for commodity trading, based in Germany and part of Deutsche Boerse Group. He is primarily responsible for the implementation of the EEX business strategy by developing and marketing new product initiatives. In his second role as lead of the Project Management Office (PMO) he is in charge of constantly refining corporate PM guidelines and processes and the overall project portfolio management.

Prior to that role he worked at European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC), the clearing house of EEX Group, and led the central pool of project managers that coordinated all business and IT projects. In addition he managed the business relationships with several commodity exchanges throughout Europe that ECC provided with professional clearing, settlement and risk management services.

Christian studied Information Systems and graduated 2003 from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. In 2013 he completed the executive education program of the European Business School (EBS) in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany as portfolio manager for capital market products. Christian is a certified project manager holding a PMP credential of the Project Management Institute (PMI).