eceee Board of Directors 2020

Following the General Assembly 20 February 2020, the eceee Board of Directors has the following members.

Agneta Persson, Anthesis Group Sweden, eceee President. (individual member)

Agneta Persson (Anthesis Group Sweden) is one of Sweden's leading experts in the fields of energy policy, governance and incentives with 30 years of experience. She has been involved in many energy-efficiency and climate projects. One of these was an eighteen month assignment for the Swedish Government. This assignment involved creating part of the basis on which the government is to set Sweden's national policy plan for sustainable energy and climate. She has also, on the National Energy Agency´s assignment, written a national strategy on NZE buildings.

Joanne Wade, UKACE, eceee Vice President. (individual member)
Dr Joanne Wade is Director of the Association for the Conservation of Energy and an independent consultant.  She has spent the past 25 years working on a range of energy efficiency and renewable energy topics at the local, national and EU level. Her particular areas of interest are policy and programme evaluation, local energy action, the economic impacts of energy efficiency investment, and action to tackle fuel poverty. Joanne is an Honorary Senior Fellow at Imperial College London and member of the Energy Advisory Panel of the Energy Institute. She has previously served as Chair of the eaga Charitable Trust (a UK charity supporting research on fuel poverty) and as a Board member of eceee.

Andrea Roscetti, Kyoto Club, Italy. eceee Vice President. (organisational member)
Andrea Roscetti studied Industrial Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano. Since 2000 has has been involved in several research activities promoted by the research group on the analysis of energy efficiency technologies and programmes, economics and policies (end-use Efficiency Research Group, ), at the Energy Department.

Andrea is the author of several scientific articles and publications with an international scope, involved in teaching activities at USI-Academy of Architecture, Andrea has a research fellowship in "Low consumption building: technical aspects and energy policy options to promote their diffusion in Italy and Europe”. He is in charge of H2020 projects about electrical energy efficiency of appliances and systems in the residential and tertiary sector (Premiumlight Pro and ProCold).

Didier Bossebœuf, French Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe), France (organisational member)

Didier Bosseboeuf is senior expert at ADEME (French agency for environment and energy management). He counts over 30 years of experience in energy efficiency policy evaluation both at national and international levels. He coordinates several international initiatives such as ODYSSEE-MURE for the European Commission and the BIEE project in Latin America, which counts 25 countries. He is member of the energy efficiency working party of the IEA and was part of the French delegation on climate change and of the general secretary of the energy efficiency WEC committee. He chairs the working group on monitoring tools of the EnR club, which gathers 23 energy efficiency agencies. He participates as French delegate or expert for the Energy Efficiency Directive EED concerted action.

Didier Bosseboeuf knows very well eceee: he was already a board member in the past; has participated in virtually all the eceee summer studies, presenting several articles and providing the view of a policy implementer. He has an academic background (PhD) in energy economics. He is lecturer in five universities and has coordinated several books on energy efficiency policies monitoring in Europe.

Cédric Jeanneret, Services industriels de Genève, SIG, Swithzerland (organisational member)
Cédric has been working as scientific advisor for communication and local energy agencies and has created several start-ups and NGO’s related to sustainable development and clean energies. His combination of social sciences and technical backgrounds has allowed him to implement energy transition projects in a cross-disciplinary way since 30 years.

He’s now employed by the Geneva energy utility (SIG) where he created and managed the demand side management program éco21 which is contributing to decrease the Geneva region’s energy consumption, while economic activities and population are still growing. He works today as senior expert, focused on forecast, design, implementation and evaluation of efficiency programs in several cities and Swiss utilities.

At national and international levels, he is also board member of various think tanks and professional associations such as eceee, Swisscleantech and négaWat. And he is a big fan of eceee’s and ACEEE’s summer studies!

Rod Janssen, Energy in Demand, France/UK (organisational member)

Rod Janssen is an expert in sustainable energy policies and gives special focus to how to communicate sustainable energy issues to a wide variety of audiences. Since 1988 he has been an independent consultant based primarily in Paris, involved in Europe-wide energy efficiency and renewable energy policy analysis for more than two decades. Most recently, Rod has been working on an industrial energy efficiency project in Turkey.

Rod is President and Chairman of the Board of the Brussels-based organisation Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes. For EEIP, he is also chairs its work on financing and represents EEIP at the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group, organised by the European Commission and UNEP. Rod is also a former board member of eceee.

In 2012, Rod created the web service, Energy in Demand, to reach wider audiences globally through the use the web and social media. It is now one of the most popular blogs on sustainable energy in Europe.

Clemens Rohde, Fraunhofer ISI, Germany (organisational member)
Clemens Rohde has been an alternate board member of eceee for the past 6 years and has actively supported eceee's governance within this time. He was actively involved in the redevelopment of the industrial efficiency conference in Berlin and acted as co-chair at the 2017 eceee summer study. His research areas include assessments of energy efficiency potentials in industry, private households and the tertiary sector, the analysis of technological and organizational measures to improve energy efficiency in the aforementioned sectors. Clemens is an internationally recognized expert on energy efficiency with numerous presentations and publications on the topic. He is consulting the German federal government, several other national governments, the European Commission and the IEA.

Susanne Dyrbøl, EuroACE. (organisational member)
Susanne Dyrbøl has a long-standing relationship with and understanding of the eceee via the membership of ROCKWOOL and through her cooperation with the eceee via EuroACE and Eurima.  She has also participated in a huge number of eceee’s policy seminars and summer studies and has, on occasion, acted as an alternate to Adrian Joyce, the previous member of the Board representing EuroACE

EuroACE and Susanne are convinced that legislation should, as much as possible, be based on the best available knowledge. The eceee is an important NGO that makes a considerable contribution to policymaking at both national and European levels by providing evidence-based knowledge and analysis of policies. As part of the EuroACE Board, Susanne has a key interest in actively engaging with eceee as a Board Member in order to help to position eceee as an important knowledge provider in the political landscape in Brussels. Susanne can help to ensure that debates in the eceee Board are nurtured with the latest information and policy developments and she will be able to ensure that eceee’s knowledge is brought into the political discussions in Brussels as well as national level.

Erwin Cornelis, Tractebel Engineering S.A., Belgium (individual member)
Erwin Cornelis is a leading expert on voluntary agreements, energy audits and energy data in companies, both large and SMEs and also a leading industrial energy policy expert. He also has a very good understanding on energy efficiency obligations and exchange of excess heat utilization with other sectors and how it compares to deep renovation of buildings.

He is now changing position from Senior Expert in Energy Policy at VITO; Belgium to Senior Consultant on Energy Efficiency Programmes at Tractebel-Engie, Belgium. This new position will not only allow him to deepen his knowledge on energy efficiency policies but also to operate in a more global perspective, whereas his current field of operation is mainly European. Apart from his technical expertise, he was until recently the vice-president of the Flemish Cogeneration Association. Erwin has joined many of eceee’s Summer Studies and served as panel leader in 2015.

Paula Fonseca, University of Coimbra-ISR, Portugal (elected individual member))
Paula Fonseca received an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Coimbra. From 1994 to 1995 she has taken a training post at the City Hall of Coimbra, in the department of municipal buildings. She has been involved in ISR-University of Coimbra as researcher in the area of energy planning, renewable energies and sustainable development, energy conservation and Demand-Side Management since 1994. She has been involved on several EU projects to promote energy efficiency, with collaboration with the industry, local and regional authorities, building operators and electricity utilities. She has been extensively involved in the energy monitoring of industrial installations, including power quality assessments. She is a member of the University Core Consultant Team who prepared the Portuguese Plans of Energy Efficiency Promotion (DSM Programme) from 2007 to 2018, successfully evaluated by the National Regulator, in collaboration with the electric utility. She is co-author of over twenty publications and numerous technical reports.


Jan Rosenow, Regulatory Assistance Project, RAP (organisational member)

As the director of European programmes, Dr. Jan Rosenow leads RAP’s initiatives in Europe on power market design and Efficiency First. He is responsible for all aspects of leadership, management, and financial viability of RAP’s work in Europe. Dr. Rosenow has advised the International Energy Agency, the European Commission, the European Parliament, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ), government departments in a number of countries, and the UK’s Office of Gas and Electricity Markets, as well as serving as an expert witness on several occasions to the British Parliament. He was the lead author of the International Energy Agency’s global assessment of market-based instruments for energy efficiency. Dr. Rosenow also has a strong track record in energy research. He is an honorary research associate at Oxford University’s renowned Environmental Change Institute, at the Free University of Berlin and SPRU at Sussex University. He has authored more than 70 publications in the form of peer-reviewed papers, technical reports, and conference papers. He has also served as an expert witness to the House of Commons.

Vesna Kolega, Croatia (individual member)

Vesna Kolega has 27 years of experience in energy efficiency field - 2 years with Croatian Power Utility Institute, 14 years with Energy Institute Hrvoje Pozar, 8 years with North-west Croatia Regional Energy Agency and 3 years as an independent consultant. As a member of Croatian negotiation team for EU access – Chapter 15, in charge for energy efficiency legislation, a key expert to high level advisory support for accession negotiations in Albania, an author of numerous Croatian energy efficiency legislative documents, as well as member of different working groups for EU policies transposition, an author of numerous position papers, a long-term national coordinator of energy efficiency programmes established by Croatian Government, a project manager of numerous international energy efficiency and sustainable energy planning projects, Vesna has an in-depth knowledge and experience on energy efficiency situation at EU, Croatian and SEE countries level.Since obtaining, firstly BSc then MSc at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, her whole professional carrier, as an engineer, a researcher, a projects coordinator, a head of different departments, and finally an independent consultant, has been fully dedicated to sustainable energy and environmental protection as one of the most important imperatives of 21stcentury.

Alternate for individual members

Sibylle Braungardt, Oeko-Institut Freiburg, Germany.

Sibylle is a Senior Researcher and project manager in the Energy and Climate Division at Oeko-Institut in Freiburg. Sibylle is an internationally recognized expert in energy efficiency with extensive experience in research and consulting at international, European, national and community level. Prior to joining her current position at the Oeko-Institut, she worked as a Senior Researcher at the Competence Center for Energy Policy and Energy Markets at Fraunhofer ISI. She has a background in Physics (PhD at ICFO, Barcelona) and Environmental Sciences (M.Sc) and teaches Energy Policy at Freiburg University since 2015. Sibylle has been actively involved in the organization of various eceee events and activities, such as the 2014 Ecodesign seminar, the Brussels launch of the IEA 2014 reports on Energy Efficiency Markets and Multiple Benefits, and a pre-summer study workshop on the H2020 BRISKEE project in 2017. She has served as a panel leader in the 2019 summer study.