Georg Friedrichs, born 1969, studied law at the Universities of Kiel, Strasbourg and Amsterdam. From 2000 to 2009 Georg Friedrichs held the position of Head of Corporate Development and Head of Executive Office at Vattenfall Europe AG in Berlin.
In 2008 he took over the management of the wind project area of Vattenfall Europe New Energy GmbH. One year later Georg Friedrichs became Managing Director of the new founded Vattenfall Europe Windkraft GmbH located in Hamburg. With 1st January 2011 Georg Friedrichs took over the responsibility for the complete European Offshore Wind Project portfolio of Vattenfall.