Governance

Who we are: WindEurope Board of Directors

As a non-profit association, WindEurope is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the members at the General Assembly.

Each Board position has a two-year term; as of 28 October 2016, there are 25 Board members.

The Board of Directors elects the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Board.

The Chairperson is the CEO (or equivalent function) of a Leading Member of the Association and serves an 18-month term, renewable only after a minimum one-term break.

Board of Directors

The Board meets four times a year and is made up of representatives of each membership category.

  • 1 representative of each Leading Member
  • 4 representatives of C categories
  • 3 representatives of A1 category

The Board members are appointed for a two-year period.

Chairman: Francesco Venturini, CEO, Enel Green Power S.p.A
Vice-chairman: Cliff Harris, General Manager, GE Renewable Energy EMEA

Leading Member category – one seat per Leading Member

  • Acciona, Jose López-Tafall Bascuñana
  • DONG Energy Wind Power, Ulrik Stridbaek
  • EDF Energies Nouvelles, Nicolas Couderc
  • EDP Renewables, Jorge Casillas
  • Enel Green Power S.p.A, Simone Diodato Antonelli
  • Envision Energy, Lei Zhang
  • E.ON Climate & Renewables, Michael Lewis
  • ERG Renew S.p.A, Francesco Gazzoletti
  • ENERCON, Katrin Düning
  • GE Renewable Energy EMEA, Cliff Harris
  • Iberdrola Renovables Energia, Juan Rivier Abbad
  • MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, Stewart Mullin
  • Nordex, Tony Adam
  • Renewable Energy Systems Ltd, Simon Bradley
  • Sentient Science, Ward Thomas
  • Senvion, Norbert Giese
  • Siemens Wind Power and Renewables, Monika Wood
  • Vattenfall Vindkraft AB, Tomas Björnsson
  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Lisa Malmquist Ekstrand

C category – four seats

  • ABB, Alfredo Parres
  • Technical University of Denmark, DTU Wind Energy, Peter Hjuler Jensen
  • Gamesa Eolica, Juan Diego Díaz Vega
  • Fourth C-category member to be elected at 2017 Annual General Assembly

A1 category – three seats

  • Danish Wind Industry Association – DWIA, Jan Hylleberg
  • Polish Wind Energy Association – PWEA, Wojciech Cetnarski
  • VDMA Power Systems, Matthias Zelinger

WindEurope Statutes

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