Thomas Chrometzka

energy and blockchain specialist


Thomas is the Director Energy at GIZ Thailand, the government-owned international sustainability specialist. He is strongly committed to transform the energy sector globally. He currently works with the Thai Ministry of Energy and other governments in Southeast Asia. The goal is to enable a transition to a low carbon emission energy supply system. To bring more innovation to the traditional energy sector, Thomas is also building New Energy Nexus Southeast Asia, a start-up support initiative for smart energy innovators.

Thomas co-founded SolarLux Ltd. that is an affiliate to SolarCoin Foundation. SolarCoin is a blockchain based reward for the producers of solar power that re-conceptualizes how renewable energy production is incentivized globally.

Thomas started his career as program manager at European Renewable Energy Centres Agency, EUREC in 2007. Prior to 2014, he continued for nearly 6 years as part of the German Solar Industry Association.

Thomas Chrometzka graduated from the University of Münster in 2006 with an MA in Political Science / International Relations, and in addition to his master's degree, he also completed social anthropological studies.