Who we are: the EWEA Board of Directors

As a non-profit association, EWEA is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the members at the AGM. Each Board position has a two-year term. As of 1 October 2014 there are 28 Board members. The Board of Directors elects the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Board. The Chairperson shall be the CEO or similar function of a Leading Member of the Association and shall serve an 18-month term, renewable only after a minimum one term break.

Board of Directors

The Board meets six 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: Markus Tacke, CEO, Siemens Wind Power
Vice-chairman: Jose López-Tafall Bascuñana, Acciona Energia, SA

Leading Member category – one seat per Leading Member

  • Acciona Energia, SA, Jose López-Tafall Bascuñana
  • Alstom, Thibault Desclée de Maredsous
  • DONG Energy Power, Ulrik Stridbaek
  • EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF-EN), Nicolas Couderc
  • EDP Renewables, Casillas Jorge
  • Enel Green Power, Felice Egidi
  • E.ON Climate & Renewables, Michael Lewis
  • ERG Renew, Francesco Gazzoletti
  • ENERCON, Katrin Düning
  • EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH, Andreas Renner
  • GE Wind, Cliff Harris
  • Iberdrola Renovables Energia S.A., Angeles Santamaria
  • Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd, Adam Bruce
  • Nordex, Felix Losada
  • PPC Renewables, Arthouros Zervos
  • RES - Renewable Energy Systems Ltd, Jean-Marc Armitano
  • SIEMENS Wind Power A/S, Oliver Lönker
  • SSE Renewables, Oliver McMillen
  • The Switch Engineering, Jukka-Pekka Mäkinen
  • Vattenfall Vindkraft AB, Tomas Björnsson
  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Morten Dyrholm

C category – four seats

  • ABB, Alfredo Parres
  • Technical University of Denmark, DTU Wind Energy, Peter Hjuler Jensen
  • Senvion, Norbert Giese

A1 category – three seats

  • Asociación Empresarial Eólica - AEE, Luis Polo
  • BWE - German Wind Energy Association - Bundesverband WindEnergie e.V.Henning Dettmer
  • Danish Wind Industry Association - DWIA, Jan Hylleberg