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Marc Oliver Bettzüge

Marc Oliver Bettzüge - Chair of Economics, Energy and Sustainability

Research focuses

European Electricity and Gas Markets and Regulation, Global Energy and Resource Markets, Business Strategies in Energy Markets, Economics of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2007 Full Professor of Economics, Energy and Sustainability at the University of Cologne and Director of the Institute of Energy Economics at the University of Cologne (EWI)
  • Since 2020 Member of the Council of Experts on Climate Change of the Federal Republic of Germany (Expertenrat für Klimafragen)
  • 2011 – 2013 Expert Member of the Enquête-Commission „Growth, Wealth, Quality of Life” („Wachstum, Wohlstand, Lebensqualität“) of the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag)
  • 2000 - 2007 Top-Management Consultant with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), last position: Partner and Vice President
  • 1995 - 2000 Researcher at the Universities of Bonn and Zurich, and management consultant with McKinsey & Company
  • 1997 Doctorate in Economics with a thesis on „Financial Innovation from a General Equilibrium Perspective.“
  • 1992/94/95 Degrees in Mathematics and Economics following studies in Bonn, Cambridge and Berkeley


Please refer to the website of Prof. Bettzüge for the full list of publications.

Interview with Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge