Organisation

General Assembly

The Coalition for Energy Savings has 31 members that meet twice a year to set a direction for activities and appoint the Steering Committee.

 

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee defines the Coalition's strategic priorities and drives the main actions of the Coalition. It appoints the Secretary General. Its members are (as of May 2018):

Adrian Joyce

Adrian Joyce, Secretary General, EuroAce

Adrian Joyce is the Secretary General of EuroACE, the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings and the Campaign Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign. Adrian is a professionally qualified architect who, having graduated from University College Dublin in 1984, spent 17 years in private practice before getting involved full-time in architectural policy.

Renée Bruel

Renée Bruel, ECF

Since late 2012, Renée works on EU energy efficiency policies within the European Climate Foundation. Prior to that, she spent 13 years with the Dutch government where she worked on energy efficiency and energy innovation policy, and policy implementation, both at national and European level. She established and coordinated the member state exchange platform Concerted Action for the EU Energy Services Directive, and has been a member of several EU government and non-governmental networks on energy efficiency and energy innovation policies. She also worked with the Dutch ministry for the Environment, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, and with the Austrian Energy Agency. Renée holds a M.A. in Human Geography from Utrecht University.

Bertrand Cazes

Bertrand Cazes, Secretary General, Glass for Europe

With over 10 years experience representing business interests in EU decision-making for sectors as diversified as pharmaceuticals, audiovisual advertising and building materials, Bertrand has an in-depth knowledge of European policies. Bertrand is a graduate in political science and holds two masters degrees in European affairs from universities in Paris and London. Bertrand is a native French speaker and speaks fluent English.

Arnaud Divielguerbigny

Arnaud Duvielguerbigny, Secretary General, PU Europe

Arnaud Duvielguerbigny heads PU Europe since October 2016. He is an energy engineer by education, father of three, who relocated in Brussels in 2005. Since then he has been working in EU trade associations on various positions, from regulatory affairs, to policy strategy and more communication-oriented functions. Before moving to the rigid polyurethane insulation industry, Arnaud promoted the interest of the cogeneration sector, and earlier on defended the views of liquid gas suppliers.

 

Quentin Genard

Quentin Genard, Senior Policy Advisior, E3G

Quentin Genard is a Senior Policy Advisor in E3G’s Brussels office. He leads the work on Energy Union Governance and the EU's 2050 Climate and Energy Strategy. Prior to joining E3G, Quentin was policy advisor for European affairs to a Belgian Energy minister. He has a BA in Political Science from the University of Liege (Belgium), a MA in European policies from the same university and a second MA in European political and administrative studies from the College of Europe (2013).

Fiona Hall

Fiona Hall, Member of the Board, eceee

Fiona Hall was a Member of the European Parliament for North East England (2004-2014), leader of the UK Liberal Democrat MEPs (2009 – 2014), and a Vice-President of EUFORES. She now works as an advisor on energy efficiency. As an MEP, Fiona played a leading role in parliamentary reports and legislation on energy efficiency, notably the Energy End-Use and Energy Services Directive (2006), the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive recast (2010) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012).

Roland Joebstl

Roland Joebstl, Policy Officer for Energy and Climate, EEB

Roland has a Masters in social and human ecology form the University of Klagenfurt, worked for the last 7 years on climate and energy policies as an analyst in the Austrian Federal Environmental Agency and as a policy officer and project manager for advocacy and member liaison in one of EEB’s Austrian Members, Umweltdachverband. While there he was an active member of the EEB’s energy working group.

 

Dora Petroula

Dora Petroula, Energy Savings Policy Officer, CAN Europe

Dora joined CAN Europe in February 2013 as an Energy Policy Officer, focusing on energy efficiency and energy savings. Before that, she worked for WWF European Policy Office, where she followed the Energy Efficiency Directive negotiations. She has also worked as a policy researcher for WWF Greece and for the European Topic Centre on Air and Climate Change (ETC/ACC) in the Netherlands. She holds a masters in Energy Production and Management and a degree in Environmental Engineering.

Jan te Bos

Jan te Bos, Director General, EURIMA

Jan te Bos is the Director General of Eurima. Mr te Bos was previously the Advocacy Director and member of the Leadership Team of Plastics Europe, the European Federation of Polymer Producers. He began his career in Brussels as head of the European office of the Dutch Federation for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, MKB-Nederland while working for the European Federation for Craft and SMEs, UEAPME.

Andrea Voigt

Andrea Voigt, Director General, EPEE

Andrea Voigt was appointed in 2009 as Director General of the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE). Prior to joining EPEE, Voigt worked in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry for more than 20 years, holding functions in the fields of marketing, communication and public relations. A German national, she is fluent in English and French, holding degrees in public administration (M.P.A), applied linguistic science (M.A.) and marketing (Oxford College of Marketing).

Arianna Vitali Roscini

Arianna Vitali Roscini, Policy Officer for energy conservation, WWF European Policy Office

Arianna is Policy Officer for energy conservation at WWF European Policy Office, which contributes to the achievement of WWF’s global mission by leading the WWF network to shape EU policies impacting on the European and global environment. Arianna, an Italian national, holds a MA from the College of Europe in Natolin.

Treasurer

Bertrand Cazes

Bertrand Cazes, Secretary General, Glass for Europe

With over 10 years experience representing business interests in EU decision-making for sectors as diversified as pharmaceuticals, audiovisual advertising and building materials, Bertrand has an in-depth knowledge of European policies. Bertrand is a graduate in political science and holds two masters degrees in European affairs from universities in Paris and London. Bertrand is a native French speaker and speaks fluent English.


Secretary General

Stefan Scheuer

Stefan Scheuer is the Secretary General of the Coalition, appointed by the Steering Committee

The Secretariat manages the daily activities of the Coalition. It provides:

  • General management and representation;
  • Monitoring for the Members in a regular and relevant manner;
  • Facilitation of information exchange;
  • Drafting and preparation of position papers and communication; and
  • Facilitation of meetings with decision-makers and experts and public events of the Coalition.

How to contact us:

The Coalition for Energy Savings
Rue de Toulouse 49
B-1040 Brussels
Tel: +32.2.235.20.13