Dr Bernd Leven is accountable for energy innovation across Vodafone globally. He coordinates activities between energy procurement, technology and operations in the local markets and group teams. Bernd’s team leads energy strategy and business planning, manages the group-wide energy data platform and drives employee engagement and behavioural change.
Before joining Vodafone in 2016, Bernd held similar roles at Tesco where he was group head of energy and at BT Group where he was responsible for the energy and carbon strategy, energy sourcing and smart energy controls.
Bernd lived in Germany until 2008 where he was group energy manager at DaimlerChrysler for over three years. He trained as a mechanical engineer and led a research team working on the rational use of energy at Stuttgart University. Bernd holds a PhD in industrial energy management.