About us

The Coal Importer Association, Berlin, represents the political and commercial interests of at present 42 members (i.e.utilities, industrial users of coal, traders, and companies engaged in coal logistics). Reports are published annually. They describe the current situation on the international, European and German hard coal markets as well as the perspectives for future supply and demand. Statistics on German imports and price development are compiled and published monthly on the Internet.

The Board of Directors reads as follows:

Alexander Bethe, Appointee of an Energy Trading House

Vice Chairman:
Holger Becker, Grosskraftwerk Mannheim AG, Mannheim

Stefan Egyptien / RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, Essen
Ralf Heckmann / Südzucker AG, Mannheim
Bert Lagendijk / L.B.H. Netherlands B.V., NL-Rhoon
Bernhard Lümmen / Oxbow Energy Solutions B.V., Essen
Dirk Keller / EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, Karlsruhe
Dr. Stephan Riezler / STEAG GmbH, Essen
Martin Rozendaal / Uniper Global Commodities SE, Düsseldorf
Dirk Schmidt-Holzmann / TERVAL s.a., B-Liège

Honorary Chairman:
Dr. Wolfgang Cieslik
Wilhelm Vogelsang (†)

Managing Director: Jürgen Osterhage