Since September 2015, Frauke is Executive Director of smartEn, before the Smart Energy Demand Coalition SEDC, the European industry association for demand-side flexibility.

Frauke has been actively involved in European energy policy in Brussels since 2005, where she held different positions at Greenpeace and the European Photovoltaic Industry Association, SolarPower Europe. She also worked on secondments in Washington, D.C. and in New Delhi, India.

Frauke holds a Master degree in Environmental Sciences from Leuphana University, Germany, and an Executive MBA from Vlerick Business School, Belgium.