Christian Schnell is a legal counsel at the Regional Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw and Rechtsanwalt (German advocate) at the district court Düsseldorf. He gained his legal qualifications in Bonn and Cologne, and has been awarded a PhD in economic sciences.
For 20 years he has been advising on projects including conventional and renewable energy projects. He advises on the structuring and establishing investment funds including energy, infrastructure and technology funds, and advises on the investment activities of those funds. Christian Schnell is one of the major experts for regulatory matters at the energy sector and has spoken at various conferences and published approximately 100 articles on subjects related to the energy sector. He is a lecturer with the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH).
Christian Schnell is vice-president of the energy sector industry association “ZPP SE” and head of the “econet Poland” initiative of the Polish German Chamber of Industry and Commerce.