Iris Stempfle holds a Master's Degree in Scandinavian Studies, Business Administration and Political Science. She published a book in 2008 with the title “The promotion of renewable energy in liberalized European electricity markets: a harmonized quota system for Scandinavia?”. After her studies she worked for the Norwegian Foreign Trade Council, Innovation Norway, and was responsible for the sector Energy and Environment. From 2011 until end of 2014 she worked for EnBW as package manager for the external grid connection of the Offshore Wind Farms. Since 2015 she is the General Manager for Fred Olsen Windcarrier in Germany and as such responsible for the tender- and account management for specific clients as well as business development in the Netherlands, Poland and Germany.