Years of Experience
Years of Experience
Since its establishment in 2000, EUPD Research has developed innovative and integrated solutions for companies geared to sustainability. With our primary data-based market research and consulting services, we lead your company strategy to success. Our areas of expertise are technology sectors such as photovoltaics, energy storage, heat pumps and electric mobility but also the corporate health sector. It is our goal to help you become and stay competitive to create optimal framework conditions and to develop business opportunities.
We maximize your business potential by means of effectiveness, productivity and foresight. We develop products and services, that create added values and help to strengthen your market position.
As an organization, EUPD Research is also well positioned — contemporary and sustainable. We offer a work environment that encourages every employee to realize personal and professional goals.
With its team of colleagues from various professional fields, EuPD Research combines long-term expertise with innovative and new ideas. Our interdisciplinary team benefits from individual strengths of each individual. The personal growth as well as professional development of each employee is the foundation of the sustainable success of our company.
Founder and CEO
Markus A.W. Hoehner is founder and CEO of Hoehner Research & Consulting Group GmbH as well as EupD Research Sustainable Management GmbH. Markus Hoehner has top level research and consulting know-how — especially in the areas of renewable energies, clean teach and sustainable management.
Daniel is a universalist in the energy industry and a born networker. For the agency Daniel is the expert for business development and finances. His talent for facts and figures makes him an unswerving advisor in the team for the intelligent handling of budgets. But his true passion and greatest strength comes to the fore when he travels the world at our global events and meets customers and business partners in person: networking, identifying synergy potential, bringing people together and communicating with intercultural know-how is something he can do like no other.
Vice President & Senior Director
Eva is a woman of action. Strong analytical thinking paired with a lot of creativity characterize Eva. In the industry since 2007, she advises clients on marketing, communication and design projects. As a matter of course, her heart beats for the energy transition. She always lives up to the slogan “what doesn’t fit, will be made to fit”. She loves diversity – so she studied sociology, economics and computer science for humanities and social sciences. With the great passion for relationship and innovation management that she has developed since then, she has always brought our company forward for many years.
Chief Operating Officer & Division Manager Corporate Health & Social Sustainability
Steffen has been responsible for the Corporate Health & Social Sustainability division since 2018. For the past 10 years Steffen has gathered experience in founding organisations with a laser-sharp focus on socially relevant initiatives in the fields of business, science and politics. Currently, he gives his full attention to the aspects of sustainability of the business areas EUPD Research, Consult and Cert.
Chief Financial Officer
Leo has been EUPD partner since 2009 and brings his management experience from the IT and PV industry to international business development for customers. He supports them in designing and implementing exclusive studies as well as in marketing and sales projects. He likes to run and sail to relax.
Parag started working in the PV industry in 2010, and he is connected with EuPD Research ever since. He conducted numerous market research and consulting projects in the field of photovoltaics and storage. His main focus is on international PV and storage markets and he primarily works on exclusive projects. Parag holds a Master of Business Administration degree from HHL (Leipzig Graduate School of Management) and a degree in computer science.
Tanja studied business administration and works in the HR department of the company. She always lends an open ear to the concerns of her colleagues and is also our very friendly contact person for anyone who would like to join our team.
Assistenz der Geschäftsführung | Human Resources
Director Marketing Communications
Daniela Schwartzman, Senior Director Communications, has been working in the renewable energy sector and sustainability sector since 2005. She is a creative and innovative all-rounder realizing business success in renewable energy markets, based in New England |USA.
She holds an MBA of University (Tias Nimbas Busines School | Tilburg University | Bradford School of Management) and an MA in Communications, Economics and German Language (FSU Jena). She also studied Social Sciences at the LSE and Journalism at the Graduate School of Journalism UC Berkeley. Her passion for our planet and nature conservation is reflected in her professional life but also in her personal life where she enjoys a variety of outdoor activities.
Director Research Operations
Hanna has been working at EUPD Research as a project manager for a number of market research and consulting projects since 2014. Among other projects, she is responsible for the Global PV InstallerMonitor. In her leisure time she enjoys jogging, hiking and rowing.
Saif is a senior consultant at EUPD Research since 2014 and maintains since a close and ongoing dialogue with many of the biggest manufacturers in the industry. He serves as a consultant for their market research demands and analyzes current needs in order to set up exclusive research projects.
Christine completed her masters degree in agricultural and food economics at the University of Bonn. During her studies she has already dealt with alternative resources and now, she supports the market research team in renewable energy research and analyses. In her free time she likes outdoors, rowing and gardening on her balcony.
Since 2019, Mona has been project manager of the EndCustomerMonitor. Furthermore, she is experienced in exclusive research projects with a focus on residential storage systems and electric mobility. Her hobbies are horseback riding, traveling by train and dragon boat racing.
Natascha analyses energy suppliers on their way to the energy transition and dedicates herself to innovative topics such as clouds & communities and electric mobility. She also keeps a close eye on the price development of PV systems and electricity storage. In her free time, she explores Bonn and the surrounding area – preferably by bicycle.
Ali completed his master’s degree in North American Politics at the University of Bonn. He is currently the data manager of the project Global Energy Transition (GET) Matrix. The project covers 50+ markets and offers data and information about the global PV market ecosystem and other relevant economic, political etc. parameters.
Rajan is an energy and sustainability specialist with over eleven years of professional experience. He has written and published numerous articles in leading publications on the energy, sustainability, and climate change sectors. His research interests include renewable energy and climate policy, low-carbon pathways, smart cities and sustainable transport solutions.
Julia’s passion is sustainability and data. As a trainee, she supports the market research team with research and analysis on renewable energies.
In her free time, Julia volunteers in disaster management.
Jens is a graduate of computer science and looks back on more than 15 years of professional experience in the IT and consulting sector.
As Head of IT, Managing Director and most recently Strategic Global Account Executive, Jens dominates the self-responsible management of complex projects , the management of CxO contacts and has extensive experience in international cooperation between interdisciplinary teams.
Business Development in the areas of digitisation, IoT, Big-Data, Industry 4.0, Smart City, Cloudification brought him together and inevitably with the topic of sustainability.
Since then, Jens has supported and supports sustainable entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship in the sense of Impact Investing.
The setting of incentives for economic and sustainable targets through a uniform measuring system is the core idea behind impact investing.
Since January 2022, he has been bringing his expertise and his intrinsic motivation to impact and invest as a partner at EuPD.
Free according to the motto: Different is only a variant of right!
We all gonna make it!
Corporate Health Department Research & Project Management
Joshua has been part of the Corporate Health Department sind mid 2021, after completing his master’s in rehabilitation, prevention and health management at the German University of Physical Education (Sporthochschule Köln) in Cologne
Head of Customer Relations
Tobias is an international sales professional with over 10 years of experience in various different industries. He keeps in touch with his customers, continuously assessing needs and requirements to offer customer-specific solutions and drive new strategic business opportunities.
Corporate Communications Manager
Katja has well over 10 years of experience in the field of corporate communications and has been responsible for this subject in the Corporate Health Department since the beginning of 2022. Due to the diverse nature of her field of expertise, her influence can be found at the Corporate Health Awards, Top Brands, as well as the Corporate Health Allicance, among other things. For Katja, the ability to listen closely is essential when creating content that is tailoured to a target group.
Thomas has been supporting the Corporate Health Department since 2018 in many different ways, such as communicating with customers directly and providing assistance during market research campaigns. Both his studies in linguistic and his experience as an editor for the university radio Bonn are beneficial when it comes to executing his tasks at EUPD Research.
After graduating in sustainability management, Emma has been supporting the Corporate Health team in sales and customer management since September 2022. With her expertise in social sustainability, she ensures proper support for our Top Brand, Corprate Health Award and Corporate Health Alliance customers.
Research Analyst | Auditor
Phillip (M Sc Psychology) supports the EUPD Research team since July 2022 as a Research Analyst and Auditor. He has already conducted a sum of Corporate Health Award audits self-sufficiently. Subsequently, Phillip evaluated the data due to his acquired skills in data analysis. His aim is to promote a wholistic approach towards Corporate Health.
As part of her dual studies in corporate health management, Elisa has been supporting the projects of the corporate health team since August 2022. Her main goal is the accompaniment and the support of customers on their way to individual awards as best as possible.
Sabrina has been with EUPD-Research since May 2022 and has already been able to competently accompany several projects, such as the Corporate Health Award or Top Brand, through her business psychology (B.Sc.) studies. What matters to her is to drive the Corporate Health division forward in a sustainable and innovative way.
Andrea knows how to awaken ideas into images. He loves everything that has to do with image, photography and creation, whether digital or drawn. Andrea has taken his first steps in graphics since his art studies and has evolved during his career as a graphic designer in art, design and communication. He develops styles and new trends; always finds the right solution for each design. He likes to combine his artistic and technical skills and come up with innovative ideas. When he is not working, he likes to spend his time with music, cooking, painting and meditation.
Online Art Director
She puts her heart and soul into designing appealing websites and ensuring a captivating user experience. For complex requirements, she finds the right solutions and implements them carefully. Last but not least, her diverse education and many years of professional experience have given her a very good understanding of the balanced and aesthetic use of colors and typography on the web. After all, she would prefer to be spooked only at home watching horror movies.
Head of Film Production
Christopher has been a project manager for several years. He stands out for his special commitment to customers. It is his passion to think his way into the ideas of customers and to develop them further as well as to supervise them until the final result. That is why he loves to be a man of the first hour in order to be able to manage a project holistically. For him, the work is not done until the customer is satisfied. In addition to organizing events, he manages the video and film department. From the first concept to the finished product, he looks after the customers with full commitment.
After successfully completing his art studies at the University of Applied Sciences, Ilia works for us as a creative manager. He is particularly enthusiastic about video design. With a lot of experience he implements his creative ideas and thus ensures excellent results.
Our culture-loving Johanna has high standards for art and knows what’s on the big stages at all times. She has naturally turned her creative streak into a profession and we all benefit from her passion for the visual. Especially the social media area suits her and professionally as well as privately she likes to share young, fresh ideas and extraordinary designs.
During her studies, Anastasia was already able to gain a lot of experience for each of the stages of a video production. She puts her heart into every project and always brings in new ideas. In video editing she can also live out her artistic nature, which makes the projects particularly exciting and vivid.
Sales & Business Development Manager
“If knowledge and skills are to be brought into full play, they must rely on communication.” (Morris Chang)
Gary is keen on providing marketing and strategic plans to customers, especially helping renewable energy companies to either gain more market share or enter into a new battlefield. But he is also a people person which makes him the perfect candidate for communicating with our customers and listening to their needs to grow together with them and enable them to achieve their goals.
Junior Communications & Event Manager
Through her studies in political science and plural economics, Svenja learned that the right language is always needed to convey even complex content appropriately. This is all the more true for the field of sustainability – a subject very close to her heart. Thus, she actively supports us from our social media channels to newsletters and website maintenance to event preparation.
Julia has been supporting our company as a working student in communications since 2020 and continues to do so during her master’s degree. She mainly focuses on copywriting as well as creative work on our social media channels and newsletters. In addition, Julia supports us in keeping our websites up-to-date.