The graduate-economist started his career at WINGAS in 1996 with a focus on Purchasing and Project Development. Andree Stracke has been working for RWE Supply & Trading (RWEST) since 1999 and was responsible for the establishment of the continental European Gas Trading Desk. Between 2008 and 2011, Andree Stracke established LNG trading on the American market for the former RWE subsidiary Excelerate Energy in Houston/Texas, also as a member of the Executive Board. Since March 2015 he has been Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of RWEST. In his position, Andree Stracke is responsible for the Global Gas and LNG unit, including the segments of Commercial Asset Optimisation Gas, Gas Origination and LNG segments as well as Principal Investments, Solid Fuels Origination, Industrial Clients and Corporate Affairs.