Federal Network Agency, Germany
Christoph Wöste got his university degree (Dipl.-Ing.) at the Technical University Carolo-Wilhelmina in Braunschweig in electrical engineering, main focus on communications technology. Since 1993 he is working for the German Government as a civil servant in the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur). He was involved in the area of international Spectrum Engineering from 1993 to 2010 and participated in several ITU-R and CEPT groups. Inter alia he chaired the CEPT Working Group SE from 2004 – 2010.
In 2010 he started his activities in the field of standardization for mobile radio services. His team is following and influencing the regulatory needs for 5G e.g. in ITU-R and 3GPP.
Since November 2014 he is an elected Board Member of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). In the Federal Network Agency in Germany he is Head of Section "Technical Regulation Mobile Radio Services" which has established the “Austauschplattform 5G-Standardisierung” (5G exchange platform) in 2017.