Steffen Köhler

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Steffen Köhler
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Occupation Chief Operating Officer, Board Member
Employer European Energy Exchange (EEX AG)
Location Leipzig, Germany

Steffen Köhler is the chief operating officer at European Energy Exchange He was appointed COO in March 2012. Since November 2012 he is also the COO of the European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC), which is the clearing house of EEX.

Having worked for several companies in the financial sector, Steffen Köhler started working as a Senior Expert in the Product Development Clearing Business and OTC division of Eurex Clearing in 2003. In 2006, he made a decisive contribution to the cooperation between EEX and Eurex in his capacity as the Executive Director of the Eurex Market & Product Development Department. In 2009, he was appointed to the EEX Supervisory Board.[1]


Köhler was also responsible for expanding Eurex’s product portfolio, including commodities, and he managed key partnerships in Europe, North and South America and Africa for both on- and off-exchange trading and clearing business.

Köhler spent several years in management and financial services consulting before joining Eurex.


  • 1991-1996 Academic studies in Business Administration, University of Passau, Diploma
  • 1979-1989 Kepler Gymnasium Weiden, Higher Education Entrance Qualification



  1. Executive Board of EEX. EEX.