In his role as Chief Commercial Officer for Nord Stream 2 AG, Reinhard Ontyd is responsible for the company’s commercial activities, involving procurement, permitting and legal affairs. Reinhard Ontyd served in a similar post for the existing Nord Stream Pipeline project as Compliance Officer. He has been working in the energy industry for his entire professional career, having first started at Ruhrgas AG, Germany. Before joining the Nord Stream Pipeline project, he worked for Germany’s E.ON group, where he held various senior positions in the area of law, management of long-term gas supply contracts and project management over the last 20 years. Mr Ontyd holds a degree in law. He speaks German (native) and English.