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WindEurope’s Board of Directors

WindEurope board members

As a non-profit association, WindEurope is governed by a Board of Directors

The Board meets 4 times to year and is made up of 29 people. 22 of these are the Market Leaders and Leading Members of WindEurope. Then there are 4 elected representatives of the other corporate members of WindEurope and 3 elected representatives of the national wind energy associations.

The Board is chaired by the CEO of one of the Market Leaders or Leading Members. They are supported by a Vice-Chair.

The current Chair is Sven Utermöhlen, CEO Offshore Wind, RWE Renewables. The current Vice-Chair is Kresten Ørnbjerg, VP Head of Global Public Affairs, Vestas. They are serving an 18-month term which will end in September 2023.

The WindEurope Secretariat is accountable to the Board. So are WindEurope’s 10 Working Groups. The Chairs of the Working Groups are all members of the Board

Here is the full list of the current Board members:

Sven Utermöhlen

Sven Utermöhlen
CEO Offshore Wind,
Board Chair

Kresten Ørnbjerg

Kresten Ørnbjerg
VP, Head of Global Public Affairs,
Board Vice-Chair,
Chair of WG Supply Chain

Luis Martí Alvarez

Luis Martí Alvarez
Director of Regulatory Affairs

Juan Virgilio Márquez López

Juan Virgilio Márquez López
Director General

Philipp Pfefferle

Philipp Pfefferle
Head of Global Advocacy and Communications

Peter Hjuler Jensen

Peter Hjuler Jensen
Deputy Head of Department

Carlotta Gentile Latino
Director, France

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Jorge Casillas Jorrin
Executive Director of Regulation, Markets and Global Risk Analysis,
Vice-Chair of WG Electrification

Andrea Panizzo

Andrea Panizzo
Head of Business Development Europe Area,
Chair of WG Markets & Regulation

Andreas Becker

Andreas Becker
Head of Regulatory Affairs

Sergio Val

Sergio Val
Deputy CFO, in charge of Investor Relations, M&A and Capital Markets

Beate Myking

Beate Myking
SVP Renewable Solutions,
Chair of WG Floating Wind

Luca Bragoli

Luca Bragoli
Chief Regulatory & Public Affairs Officer

Markus Becker

Markus Becker
Head of Governmental Affairs and Policy, Europe
Vice-Chair of WG Markets & Regulation

Jan Hylleberg

Jan Hylleberg
Deputy CEO,
Chair of WG National Association CEOs

Alfredo Parres del Toro

Alfredo Parres del Toro
Group SVP, Industry Network Leader Renewables,
Chair of WG System Integration

Juan Rivier de Abbad

Juan Rivier de Abbad
Head of Regulation and Prospective,
Chair of WG Electrification

Javier Sanz Rodriguez

Javier Sanz Rodriguez
Thematic Leader Renewable Energies

Cordi O’Hara

Cordi O’Hara
President, National Grid Ventures

Tony Adam

Tony Adam
Global Public Affairs

Ulrik Stridbæk

Ulrik Stridbæk
Vice President, Head of Regulatory Affairs,
Chair of WG Offshore Wind

Dan McGrail

Dan McGrail
CEO

Laura Rol Rua

Laura Rol Rua
Deputy Director of Regulation and Stakeholder Relations

Rachel Ruffle

Rachel Ruffle
CEO EMEA

Stefanie Alexander

Stefanie Alexander
Head of Regulatory Affairs Europe & APAC

Yiğit Güven

Yiğit Güven
GM Commercial Europe

Claudia Grotz

Claudia Grotz
Head of Public Affairs Europe,
Chair of WG Sustainability

Thomas Adams

Thomas Adams
Senior Vice President, Wind

Samira Barakat

Samira Barakat
Business Unit Head

Martin Knops

Martin Knops
CTO

WindEurope Statutes

Find out more about how the association operates in WindEurope’s statutes.

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