Christoph Podewils gained his journalistic experience in the field and also collected several years of experience in the renewable energies industry. Before joining Agora Energiewende in 2013  he has been Deputy Editor at solar power magazine Photon for some years. From that position he followed the rapid development of photovoltaic from close-up and gained many experiences in the energy industry.

From 2002 to 2003 Christoph Podewils worked as a science journalist for Deutschland Radio, from 2003 to 2005 as a science editor at Berliner Zeitung and subseqeuntly at the Renewable Energies Agency until 2007.

Christoph holds a degree in geography from Muenster University.