Governance

Who we are: the EWEA Board of Directors

As a non-profit association, EWEA is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the membership at the AGM. Each Board position has a three-year term. As of 20 June 2012 there are 53 Board members. The Board elects and appoints seven members who, together with the Chief Executive Officer, make up the EWEA Supervisory Board. The Board of Directors appoints a President, two Vice Presidents, a Treasurer, a Secretary and two members.

Supervisory Board

  • President - Dr Andrew Garrad, GL Garrad Hassan
  • Vice President - Mr Adam Bruce, Mainstream Renewable Power
  • Vice President - Mr Martin Berkenkamp, GE Wind Energy
  • Treasurer - Mr Heiki Willstedt, AEE
  • Secretary - Dr Klaus Rave, FGW
  • Member -  Mr Francesco Gazzoletti, ERG SPA
  • Member - Member - Mr. Morten Dyrholm, Vestas
  • Chief Executive Officer - Thomas Becker, EWEA

Board of Directors

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

Lead Sponsors

  • Acciona Energia (Spain), Mr Jose Lopez-Tafall Bascunana
  • Alstom (Spain), Mr Thibault Desclée de Maredsous
  • DONG Energy Wind Power (Denmark), Mr Ulrik Stridbaek
  • E.ON Climate & Renewables (Germany), Ms Sandra Gommel
  • EDF Energies Nouvelles (France), Mr Bruno Kold-Larsen
  • EDP Renovables (Spain), Mr Jorge Casillas
  • EnBW Erneubare Energien GmbH (Germany), Mr Andreas Renner
  • ENEL Green Power (Italy), Mr Felice Egidi
  • ENERCON GmbH (Germany), Ms Ruth Brand-Schock
  • ERG SPA, (Italy), Mr Francesco Gazzoletti
  • Gamesa Corporacion Technologica (Spain), Mr Juan Diego Diaz
  • GE Wind Energy (Germany), Mr Martin Berkenkamp
  • Iberdrola Renovables Energia (Spain), Ms Angeles Santamaria
  • Mainstream Renewable Power (Ireland), Mr Adam Bruce
  • Nordex AG (Germany), Mr Felix Losada
  • PPC Renewables (Greece), Mr Ioannis Tsipouridis
  • Renewable Energy Systems (UK), Mr Stephen Balint
  • SIEMENS Wind Power (Denmark), Mr Henning Kruse
  • SSE Renewables (Ireland), Mr Oliver McMillen
  • The Switch (Finland), Jukka-Pekka Makinen
  • Vattenfall Vindkraft (Sweden), Mr Tomas Björnsson
  • Vestas Wind A/S (Denmark), Mr Morten Dyrholm

Associations

  • Asociacion Empresarial Eolica (AEE) (Spain), Mr Heiki Willstedt
  • Agoria (Belgium), Mr Jan Declercq
  • ANEV - Italian Wind Energy Association (Italy), Mr Simone Togni
  • AssoRinnovabili, Mr Agostino Re Rebaudengo
  • APPA - Spanish Renewable Energy Producers (Spain), Jaume Margarit
  • BWE - German Wind Energy Association (Germany), Mr  Jan Hinrich Glahr
  • Danish Wind Turbine Owners Association (Denmark), Mr Asbjorn Bjerre
  • DWIA - Danish Wind Industry Association (Denmark), Mr Jan Hylleberg
  • FEE - France Energie Eolienne (France), Mr Nicolas Wolf
  • IG Windkraft - Austrian Wind Energy Association (Austria), Mr Martin Fliegenschnee-Jaksch
  • IWEA - Irish Wind Energy Association (Ireland), Mr Kenneth Matthews
  • Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), Mr. Jaap Warners
  • Renewable UK (UK), Ms Maria McCaffery
  • SER, Andre Antolini
  • Svensk Vindenergi-Swedish Wind Energy Association (Sweden), Ms Annika Helker Lundstrom
  • VDMA - German Engineering Federation (Germany), Mr Thorsten Herdan

Other Board Members

  • 3E (Belgium), Mr. Bruce Douglas
  • ABB (Finland), Mr Hannu Väänänen
  • Ballast Nedam Offshore Energy (Netherlands), Mr Dolf Elsevier van Griethuysen
  • CG Power Systems Belgium NV (Belgium), Mr Yves Vanlinthout
  • FGW (Germany), Mr. Klaus Rave
  • ForWind - University of Oldenburg (Germany), Mr Stephan Barth
  • GL Garrad Hassan & Partners Ltd (UK), Dr Andrew Garrad
  • Mott MacDonald (UK), Mr Christos Kolliatsas
  • National Technical University Athens (Greece), Mr Arthuros Zervos
  • NRG Systems, Inc. (USA), Mr. John H. Norton
  • Risø DTU (Denmark), Mr Peter Hjuler Jensen
  • RWE Innogy (Germany), Mr Holger Gassner
  • Senvion (Germany), Mr Norbert Giese
  • Vergnet (France), Mr Marc Vergnet
  • Visser & Smit Marine Contracting (The Netherlands), Mr Ton Geul