Vice President Global Business Development, Vestas, Italy
Iñigo Echeverría is Vice President, Head of Global Business Development for Vestas, a global leader in sustainable energy solutions. He has also been Vice President of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), and of the Spanish Wind Industrial Association (AEE), and Director of the Master on Renewable Energy from the School for Industrial Organisation (EOI) in Spain. Prior to joining Vestas Iñigo worked for the European Commission in Brussels for 11 years, managing European Programmes for research and technological development in the fields of transport and energy, including projects such as GALILEO, the Single European Sky, ERTMS, the European Recovery Plan for CCS and Off-Shore Wind, the International Partnership for The Hydrogen Economy, the European Demonstration Programme for Alternative Transport Fuels and others. Iñigo also led the development of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan), part of the European Energy Policy. He holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the ‘Universidad Politécnica de Madrid’.