eceee Board of Directors 2022

The eceee Board of Directors has the following members.

Andrea Roscetti, Kyoto Club, Italy. eceee President

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, www.eerg.polimi.it ), at the Energy Department. Until 2019 with a research grant, now as a consultant for “end-use efficiency analysis in the residential and tertiary sector”, he is involved in H2020 projects about electrical energy efficiency of appliances and building systems, in the residential and tertiary sector.

Lecturer at Università della Svizzera italiana, Academy of Architecture, in the area of construction and technology, Andrea is also author of several scientific articles and publications with an international scope. 

Clemens Rohde, Fraunhofer ISI, Germany

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.

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

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.

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.

Cédric Jeanneret, Services industriels de Genève, SIG, Switzerland

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

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.

Adrian Joyce, EuroACE

Adrian Joyce is the Secretary General of EuroACE, the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings. An Irish national, Adrian has more than fifteen years of experience as a practising architect. In 2003, he joined the Brussels-based Secretariat of the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE), of which he became Director in 2010. Adrian is Secretary General of EuroACE and Campaign Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign since August 2011. EuroACE was formed in 1998 by Europe’s leading companies involved with the manufacture, distribution and installation of a variety of energy saving goods and services.

Erwin Cornelis,  Belgium
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

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

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

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.

Simon Minett, Challoch Energy, Belgium

Simon has worked for more than 30 years in energy efficiency and renewables, starting off running the UK Government’s energy efficiency programme, then 8 years at COGEN Europe and since 2006 running clean energy consulting businesses. He has a broad mix of practical engineering design and implementation through to EU policy development. 

Alternate for individual members

Jens Henning Laustsen, Dsanish energy Agency

Jens works with the team for ‘EU and International’ in the Center for Energy Efficiency in the Danish Energy Agency. Jens is, among other things, responsible for the Coordination of the Concerted Action EPBD. Jens has a more than 35 years of experience in the field of energy efficiency for a wide range of; buildings, products, appliances, public organisations and companies as well as experience with smaller renewable systems in connection to buildings.