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Deputy CEO, SolarPower Europe, Coordinator, RE-Source Platform, Co-Chairman, Global Solar Council
Mr Douglas has been working in renewable energy for 20 years. He is currently the Deputy CEO of SolarPower Europe, a member-led association based in Brussels representing over 200 organisations. He is also the coordinator of the RE-Source Platform and the Co-Chairman of the Global Solar Council (GSC), the representative body for the entire global solar PV sector at an international level, representing over 2000 solar companies around the world.
Partner Bird & Bird
Sophie heads Bird & Bird’s Dutch Energy Team and sits on the Steering Committee for the global Energy & Utilities Group. She co-heads the Int. Renewables Group and is responsible for the development of the firm’s wind practice globally. Sophie has been advising the energy sector since 1999 on all corporate, projects and contract matters.
Practice Leader of the Energy and Infrastructure segment at Marsh
Anders Orebrandt has 10 years of experience working with insurance solutions for the renewable energy sector in the Nordic region. Today, Anders is Practice Leader of the Energy and Infrastructure segment at Marsh AB – a global insurance broker and the market leader in wind power in Sweden.
Vice President, Green Investment Group
As of 1st August 2018, Tomas is a Vice President within the Energy & Infrastructure team at the Green Investment Group, responsible for the origination and structuring of PPAs. Over the past decade, Tomas has worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Statkraft and GE, with the majority of the time spent originating and structuring energy transactions, including both utility and corporate PPAs for small-scale hydro and wind.
Ulla Hedman Andrén,
Director of Operation Swedish Windpower Association
Has been active in the wind power industry since 2001, of which the first 10 years of the turbine manufacturer Vestas. Since 2013, she is the head of operations at the Swedish Windpower Association and Project manager for the annual Winterwind International Wind Energy Conference. Ulla is a board member in World Wind Energy Association, WWEA.
Thomas Elgaard Jensen,
Director, Strategic Business Development, Energi Danmark
Thomas Elgaard Jensen has worked in the energy industry for more than 16 years in various positions. As Energy Trader, Head of Department of Modelling and Analysis, Director of an Energy Hedge Fund and Senior Economist for the Danish TSO (main task was making ancillary services market based and exchangeable – at Danish, Nordic and European level). In his current job, Director, Strategic Business Development, at Energi Danmark, he is responsible for strategic business development, M&A, regulatory affairs and R&D projects.
Niklas Korsgaard Christensen
Partner at Plesner
Niklas Korsgaard Christensen is partner at Plesner – Denmark’s leading law firm. Niklas serves as head of Plesner’s energy, infrastructure and regulatory group, where he is an expert within these fields. He has wide experience in advising national and international businesses, public institutions and companies on the implementation of large complex projects, transactions and disputes.
Business Development Expert at European Energy Exchange (EEX)
Viviana Ciancibello has over ten years’ experience in commercial roles at financial commodity exchanges. She is currently responsible for the integration of renewables in the European Power Derivatives segment at EEX. In particular, Viviana Ciancibello focuses on how PPAs and increasing merchant risk are affecting the hedging needs of EEX members and the wider players in renewable energy industry.
Head of Swedish Office
European Investment Bank
Chief Executive Officer of WindEurope (formerly EWEA)
A position he’s held since 2015. WindEurope is the voice of the European wind industry. It represents the whole value chain of onshore and offshore wind across Europe and has more than 400 members. It engages Governments and other stakeholders on policy and regulation. It organises industry exhibitions, conferences and workshops. And it coordinates publicly-funded R&D in wind. Dickson is also Chairman of the Advisory Council of ENTSO-E and a Visiting Professor at the Bucharest School of Economics. Prior to joining WindEurope he was a UK civil servant for 16 years then ran public affairs at Alstom.
Head of Product and Market Development, Centrica Energy Trading
With more than a decade of experience in origination and structuring of renewable energy transactions, Dirk is an impressive proven track record in European renewables, including recent landmark PPA deals. Dirk is responsible for implementation of new business propositions and markets for Centrica Energy Trading’s renewable energy portfolio which totals approx. 7.000 MW installed capacity.
Jan Serup Hylleberg
CEO Wind Denmark
Jan has held the position as CEO for Wind Denmark since 2008. As CEO, Jan Serup Hylleberg has been conducting the interest of the industry in matters such as energy means, test facilities, export promotion and competitiveness. Hylleberg has contributed to the establishment of State of Green, Viden om Vind APQP4Wind and Danish Wind Export Association. Further he is a board member of WindEurope and State of Green. Finally he acts as observer in EIC and LORC