eceee board nominees

Download the Nomination Committee proposal and report here (pdf).
Download the ballot form here (pdf), (Word).

See current board here.

There are six positions that stand open this year. The following people were proposed by the Nomination Committee:

Organisational members

Didier Bossebœuf, French Environment and Energy Management Agency, Ademe (proposed as organisational board member, re-election for Ademe but Didier is currenlty not a board 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.


Jan Rosenow, Regulatory Assistance Project, RAP (proposed as new organisational board 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.

Individual members

Vesna Kolega, Croatia (proposed as new individual board 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.

Agneta Persson, Anthesis Group Sweden (proposed as individual board member, currently eceee President, re-election)

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.

Paula Fonseca, University of Coimbra, Portugal (poposed for a one-year period to close the three-year term of Julia Reinaud, currently alternate for individual board members)

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.

Alternate for individual members (on a one-year term)

Rod Janssen, Energy in Demand (proposed as new alternate board 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.