Merkel Energy GmbH is a management consultancy focusing on the European energy industry. Since 2013 we have been offering our services to utilities, investors, major customers and public authorities.


We combine many years of experience in the commodity market with the illusion of helping the energy industry to succeed in its demanding transformation into a sustainable energy supply.


Our aim is to have and further develop exclusive market expertise and make it available to our customers in order to be successful in an innovative and sustainable way compared to the competition.


We have established cooperations with selected companies and experts in order to be able to offer our customers the best possible and tailor-made services. In doing so, we also want to meet the standards required for success:

  • economical and efficient use of resources
  • excellent, innovative and tailor-made solutions
  • flexible access to the know-how pool

our management team

Dr. Christoph Merkel

Partner and Managing Director


Leadership personality with over 40 years of experience in the European energy industry


Held for many years various high-ranking management positions at a leading international energy supplier


Specializes in all areas of the gas value chain, international procurement, transport, storage and distribution of natural gas and LNG, geographic and sectoral market entry strategies


PhD physicist