Speakers | WindEurope Electric City 2021


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Christina Aabo

Head of R&D - Wind Power, Ørsted

John Abate

Managing Director - UK, Maersk Training

Paula Abreu Marques

Head of Unit Renewables and CCS Policy, European Commission

Roberto Albertani

Professor, Oregon State University

Floristean Alexandru

Legal and Project Manager, HydrogenEurope

Jane Amilhat

Acting Head of Unit Networks and Regional Initiatives, European Commission

Mike Anderson

Retired RES Chief Technology Officer

Mustafa Arif

Chief Technology Officer, NeuerEnergy

David Armour

Director of HSEQ, Natural Power Consultants

Ben Backwell


Malgosia Bartosik

Deputy CEO, WindEurope

Ryan Beach

Mechanical Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Ramon Blasco-Gimenez

Professor, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia

Alex Booker

Training Project Manager, GWO

Alessandro Boschi

Head of Division - Renewable Energy, European Investment Bank

Dorine Bosman

Vice-President - Wind, Shell New Energies

Kristoffer Böttzauw

Director General, Danish Energy Agency

Torben Brabo

Member of the Board, Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE)

Norbert Brackmann

Federal Government Coordinator for the Maritime Industry, Germany

Morris Bray

Senior Business Development Manager, National Grid Ventures

Svend Brogaard

Global Head of Hazardous Energies, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

William Brooks

Business Development Director EU, CLS Risk Solutions

Adam Bruce

Global Head of Corporate Affairs, Mainstream Renewables

Daniel Buhagiar

Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Malta

Bernard Bulder

Coordinator Wind Farm Services, ECN part of TNO

Brandon Burke

Policy & Outreach Director, Business Network for Offshore Wind

Tim Camp

Renewables Project Director, LOC Group

Giulia Carbone

Deputy Director, Global Business and Biodiversity Programme, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

David Carrascosa

CTO, Saitec Offshore Technologies

Arunasis Chakraborty

Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Patrick Child

Deputy Director General for Research, European Commission

Julien Ciglar

Project Manager Marine Renewable Energies, Occitanie Region, AD'OCC

Jacob K. Clasen

Executive Director, Danish Shipping

Kåre Clemmesen

Deputy Director General of the Danish Transport, Construction and Housing Authority, Denmark

Jonathan Cole

Managing Director - Offshore; Group Renewables Business, Iberdrola

Mareike Collmann

Operations Manager of the Test Centre for Support Structures, Leibniz University Hannover

Cian Conroy

Senior Manager for Development, Principle Power Inc.

Erwin Coolen

Director "De Rijke Noordzee", Stichting Natuur en Milieu and Stichting de Noordzee

Paul Cooley

Director of Capital Projects, SSE

Fergus Costello

Head of Market Intelligence - Offshore Business Development, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Lucy Craig

Vice President of Technology and Innovation in Energy, DNV GL

Aidan Cronin

Chairman, ETIP Wind

Nicolaos Cutululis

Professor, DTU Wind Energy

Captain Jan De Beurme

Chief of Staff, Belgian Navy

Leif Delp

Head of Offshore Wind Technology, Equinor

Richard den Hollander

Business Development Director, Seaway 7

Erik-Jan De Ridder

Teamleader RENT, MARIN - Maritime Research Institute Netherlands

Giles Dickson

CEO, WindEurope

Mick Dirckinck-Holmfeld

Global HR Business Partner, LM Wind Power

Wouter Dirks

Manager R&D and Innovation, Van Oord

Kim D. Jensen

CEO & Partner, Advantis

Albert Dominko

Chief Procurement Officer Offshore, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Anja Dotzenrath

CEO, RWE Renewables GmbH

Stéphane Dubos

Executive Director, Power & Renewables Infrastructure Industry Group, Natixis

Søren Dupont Kristensen

CEO, Electricity TSO, Energinet

Arthur Dussillol

Green Giraffe

Alastair Dutton

Chair, Global Offshore Wind Task Force, GWEC

Kirsten Dyer

Senior Research Engineer, Materials, ORE Catapult

Fiona Earle

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Hull

Naoaki "Nick" Eguchi

Principal and Renewable Energy Group Head, Baker McKenzie (Japan)

Richard Elins

Operations Business Manager, BASF

Peter Enevoldsen

Enevoldsen, Product Owner 3rd Party Applications & Open Innovation

Anu Eslas

CEO, Estonian Wind Energy Association

Luke Feinberg

Energy Program Specialist, US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

Kevin Feldman

Green Giraffe

Fort Felker

CEO, Makani

Natacha Fery

Metocean Engineer, DHI

Peter Foxton

Engineering Manager, Vryhof

Daniel Fraile

Head of Market Intelligence, WindEurope

H.R.H. Frederik

Crown Prince of Denmark

Jacob Frederiksen

Head of Global Training, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Bernhard Friess

Director - Maritime Policy and Blue Economy, European Commission

Rose Galloway Green

Senior Policy Advisor, Clean Electricity Offshore Wind, BEIS (UK Government)

Jianxin Gao

Principal Project Leader, TWI Ltd

Vibhash Garg

Director, Renewable Energy, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Bruno Geschier

Chief Commercial Officer, Ideol

Raul Gil

Vice-President Submarine Power, Telecom and Offshore Business Units, Prysmian Group

Theis Gisselbæk

CCO, Port of Grenaa

Maziar Golestani

Head of Department, DHI A/S

Dujon Goncalves-Collins

Senior Strategy Advisor - Aviation, Vattenfall

Grzegorz Gorski

Managing Director Centralized Generation, ENGIE

Anthony Gray

Techno-Economic Analyst, ORE Catapult

Jimmy Gregersen

Aviation Operations Manager, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Gunnar Groebler

Chairman, WindEurope

Hauke Groeneveld

Head of Ports & Logistics, EMS Maritime Offshore/Heliport Eemshaven

Claudia Grotz

Senior Director Public Affairs, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Raúl Guanche García

Head of the Offshore Engineering and Ocean Energy Group, Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria (IHCantabria)

Jérôme Guillet

Managing Director, Green Giraffe

Xavier Guillou

Policy Officer - Marine Renewable Energy, European Commission

Ajit Gupte

Ambassador , Embassy of India to Denmark

Catharina Haardt

Head of Offshore HR, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Tom Harries

Senior Associate, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Christopher Harrison

Principal Engineer, DNV GL

Kate Harvey

General Manager, G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation

Charlotte Hasager

Senior Scientist, DTU Wind Energy

Robert Hasselaar

Engineer, DOT Power BV

Wei He

Principal Engineer, Equinor ASA

Jan Helsen

Professor / Member, VUB / IEA Task 30

Ferdy Hengeveld

Manager Mechanical Engineering, Van Oord

Maximilian Henkel

Doctoral Researcher, Accoustics & Vribration Research Group - Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Robbie Herring

EngD Student, ORE Catapult

Marie Hindhede

Deputy Permanent Secretary - Ministy of Energy, Utilities and Climate , Denmark

Alfred Hoffmann

Head of Portfolio and Business Development - Business Area Wind, Vattenfall

Robert Hörmann

CEO/CTO, Aero Enterprise

Torben Hvid Larsen

CTO, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Jan Hylleberg

CEO, Wind Denmark

Alessandro Izzo

Head of Project Finance and Regulated Assets, Division Western Europe, European Investment Bank

Diana Jelenova

Research Engineer, Wood

Jacob Heinricy Jensen

Chief Operations Officer, Swire Blue Ocean

José Jimenez

Governance & Risk Manager, GWO

Jacqueline Johnson

Chief Information Security Officer, Ørsted

Philip Johnson

Head of Grid Services, Ørsted

Christopher Jones

Principal, Energy Regulatory and Antitrust / Part-time Professor of Energy Law, Baker McKenzie / Florence School of Regulation, EUI

Dan Jørgensen

Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Denmark

Ditte Juul Jørgensen

Director-General for Energy, European Commission

Juan José Trujillo

Project Engineer, UL International

Catrin Jung

Head of Business Unit Offshore (acting) - Business Area Wind, Vattenfall

Thijs Kamphuis

Project Engineer & Lecturer, DOT B.V.

Rajesh Katyal

Deputy Director General, National Institute of Wind Energy, India

Philippe Kavafyan

CEO, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Edward Kay

JBA Consulting

Melanie Kievit

Global Contracting & Procurement Manager Wind, Shell

Takeo Kitamura

Head of Corporate & Structured Finance Group, DBJ Europe Limited (European arm of Development Bank of Japan Inc)

Matti Koivisto

Researcher, DTU Wind Energy

Cas König

CEO, Port of Eemshaven

John Korsgaard

Senior Director - Engineering Excellencee, LM Wind Power

Rolf Kragelund

Director Offshore Wind, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables

Arkadiusz Krasnodębski

Poland Managing Partner and Head of Dentons’ Energy group in Europe, Dentons

Manahil Lakhmiri

Head of Key Program Offshore Wind, ENGIE

Lars Landberg

Director & Group Leader Renewables - Group Technology and Research, DNV GL

Danielle Lane

Head of Market Development Offshore (acting) - Business Area Wind, Vattenfall

Even Larsen

CEO, Fred. Olsen Ocean

Jakob Lau Holst


John Lavelle

CEO Offshore, GE Renewable Energy

Patrick Lefebvre

Chief Commercial Officer, Principle Power

Frank Lemmer

Research Associate, University of Stuttgart (SWE)

Samuel Leupold

Chairman Wind Energy, Green Investment Group

Carlos Eduardo Lima da Cunha

Policy Officer - Clean Energy Transition, European Commission

Jing Liu

Director - Sector Lead of Power & Utilities Global Structures Finance, EMEA, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited

Torsten Lodberg Smed

Senior Parnter, Copenhagen Infrastructure Parnters

Liv Lønnum

Secretary of State, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Norway

Daniel Luecht

Chief Digital Officer, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Ivana Lukic

Maritime Policy and Planning Consultant, Submariner Network

Anne Mackenzie

Aviation Manager, ScottishPower Renewables

Alan MacLeay

Engineering Director, Seaway 7

Lisa Mallon

EHS Projects and Services Executive, GE Renewable Energy , Chair of GWO Audit & Compliance Committe

Cesar Marzabal Astigarraga

Head of Procurement - Offshore Wind, Iberdrola

Jan Matthiesen

Director, Offshore Wind, Carbon Trust

Harke Jan Meek

CCO, Seaway 7

Laurent Michel

Director-General, French Ministry for the Ecological and Solidary Transition, France

Jesper Moeller

Head of Offshore Balance of Plant Innovations , Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Matthieu Monnier

Head of Industry, Offshore, Technical Works and Territories, France Energie Eolienne

José Luis Morales

Wind Turbine Package Manager, ScottishPower Renewables

Monika Morawiecka

CEO, PGE Baltica

Gorm Müller

Lead Aviation Specialist, Ørsted

Andreas Mummert

Technical Officer, BWO

Christian Munk Jensen

Project Manager, Energy Innovation Cluster

Steven Myers

Head of Asset Management (Maritime and Aviation Solutions), Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Shigehito Nakamura

Managing Director, Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA)

Andreas Nauen

CEO Offshore, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Martin Neubert

Executive Vice-President, Ørsted

Adam Nevin

KTP Associate, Loughborough University

Claus Nexø Hansen

Managing Director - Denmark, RelyOn Nutec

Mark Nicklas

Head of Unit Innovation Policy and Investment for Growth, European Commission

Dorethe Nielsen

Vice President - Corporate Environmental Strategy, Novo Nordisk

Jakob Bjørn Nielsen

Head of Standards Development, GWO

Jan Nikolaisen


Ed Northam

Head of GIG Europe, Green Investment Group

Charlotte Obhrai

Associate Professor, University of Stavanger

Eddie O'Connor

Executive Chairman, SuperNode

Karin Ohlenforst

Director of Market Intelligence, GWEC

Erik Patschke

Group Manager for Lidar-based Wind Measurements, Fraunhofer IWES

Henrik Pedersen

Senior Wind Energy Consultant, EMD International A/S

Antonios Peppas

Managing Director, FloatMast

Niklas Persson

Managing Director of Business Line Grid Integration, ABB Power Grids

Jacob Petz

Chief Commercial Officier, Maersk Training

Eva Philipp

Head of Environment & Sustainability - Business Area Wind, Vattenfall

Morten Pilgaard Rasmussen

CTO Offshore Wind, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Iván Pineda

Director of Public Affairs, WindEurope

José Pinheiro

Project Director - Wind Float Atlantic, EDP Renewables

Mike Proudlove

General Manager, Offshore Turbine Services

Zhang Qiying

President & CTO, Mingyang Smart Energy Group

Mary Quaney

CFO, Mainstream Renewables

Filip Rasmussen

Head of QM&HSE - Service, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Martin Risum Bøndegaard

Head of Policy, Wind Denmark

Magnus Röstlund

Vice President of Business Development, NKT HV Cables

Kristian Ruby

Secretary General, Eurelectric

Richard Sammet

Chief Product and Solution Security Officer, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Javier Sanz Rodrigo

Senior Researcher, CENER

Vincent Schellings

Offshore Wind CTO & General Manager Product Management, GE Renewable Energy

Laurent Schneider-Maunoury

CEO, Naval Energies

José Serna

CTO, Esteyco

Rory Shanahan

Manager, Offshore Wind, Carbon Trust

Per Sigmann Rasmussen

Senior Training Development Specialist - Learning & Development, Ørsted

Astrid Skarheim

Head of Offshore Wind, Aker Solutions

Henrik Skov

Senior Ecologist, DHI

Nigel Slater

Managing Director - Development Europe, Northland Power

Maf Smith

Deputy Chief Executive, RenewableUK

Steve Smith

Windfarm Sector Lead - Air Traffic Management, Thales

Richard Snorrason

Senior Sales Manager, Aker Solutions

Wooyong Song

Senior Research Engineer, Bearing, ORE Catapult

Christina Sørensen

Senior Partner, CIP

Morten Sørensen

Head of Financial Solutions, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Floor Spaargaren

Project Manager, MARIN - Maritime Research Institute Netherlands

Jessica Standen

Managing Scientific Consultant, MetOffice

Jamie Stapleton

Head of Digital Product Magement, ABB Power Grids

Knut Erik Steen

Director Wind, Norwegian Energy Partners

James Stirling

PhD Student, University of Strathclyde

Charlotte Strang-Moran

Electrical Engineer, ORE Catapult

Ulrik Stridbæk

Vice President - Head of Regulatory Affairs, Ørsted

Wim Stubbe

Chair, WindEurope Ports Platform

Bruno Stuyts

Researcher, OWI-lab / Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Lasse Svenningsen

R&D Manager, EMD International A/S

Benjamin Sykes

Vice President, Country Manager UK, Ørsted

John Olav Tande

Chief Scientist, SINTEF Energy Research AS

Marie Tchakerian

Sea Director, Occitanie Region, Port la Nouvelle

Adrian Timbus

Vice-President, Head of Portfolio, ABB Power Grids

Peter Toft Madsen

Head of Harbour Contracting & Support, Operations/New Markets & Operations Sales Support, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Bo Tranberg

Co-founder, Ento Labs

Gero Tschierschke

Project Lead Regional Development Taiwan - Offshore, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Dominykas Tuckus

Member of the Executive Board - Infrastructure and Development Director, Ignitis Group

Claude Turmes

Minister of Energy, Luxemburg / Presidency of the Benelux

Sven Utermöhlen

Senior Vice President Renewables Operations, Innogy SE

Žygimantas Vaičiūnas

Minister of Energy, Lithuania

Manon van Beek

CEO, TenneT

Jan Vande Putte

Energy & Nuclear Campaigner, Radiation Protection Advisor, Greenpeace

Erik Van Iperen

Offshore Wind Innovation Program Lead, Shell

Koos van Oord

Director Offshore Wind, Van Oord Offshore Wind

Pieter van Oord

CEO, Van Oord

Annemie Vermeylen

Secretary General, Belgian Offshore Platform

Pim Visser

Director, VisNed

Brent Wanner

Lead, Power Generation Analysis, International Energy Agency

Simon Watson

Professor of Wind Energy Systems, TU Delft

Sean Whittaker

Senior Renewable Industry Specialist, International Finance Corporation

Albert Winnemuller

Head of Technical Sales Readiness & Floating, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Dorothy Winters

Programme Manager Offshore Wind, Port of Amsterdam

Ghita Wolf Andreasen

Managing Director, Engineer the future

Thomas Worzyk

Senior Principal Engineer, NKT HV Cables

Yichun Xu

Head of Market Development, Ørsted APAC

Huang Xuan

Sales Manager, Shanghai Electric

Kasper Yttesen

Senior Vice President for Offshore Strategy & Regional Development, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Feng Zhao

Strategy Director, GWEC

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