Senior Vice President, ABB
Alfredo Parres is Group SVP at ABB, Head of Wind Sector Initiative. His role is to lead ABB strategy in this sector and to lead the different business units active in wind. He is currently based in Madrid (Spain).In addition to his position in ABB, Alfredo is member of the EWEA Board and Chair of its Networks Working Group. He has been active in the wind industry since he joined ABB 15 years ago. In his current position with ABB he spent 5 years in China where he acquired a deep understanding of the Chinese Wind Industry and was Chair of the Renewable Energy Working Group at the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China. Alfredo is a Spanish citizen, born in Belgium and has engineering and business administration degree from the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL - Belgium). He is married with 2 children.ABB works with OEMs, project developers, independent power providers and utilities to make renewable generation technology like wind power affordable, reliable, efficient, and safe.