Europex General Assembly elects new leadership team for 2020-2021

Brussels, 30 September 2019 | The Europex General Assembly, during a regular meeting in Zadar, Croatia, on 27 September 2019, held elections for the upcoming 2020-2021 mandate.

Pieter Schuurs, President and COO of ICE Endex, was re-elected as Europex Chairman and will serve his second full term.

Borut Rajer (Director of Operations, Borzen), Erling Thiis (CFO, Nord Pool), Jonas Törnquist (COO and Member of the Management Board at EPEX SPOT) and Artur Trindade (President of OMIE and Chairman and CEO of OMIP) will also continue in their roles as Board members. Piotr Zawistowski (President of the Management Board, TGE) was newly elected to the Board.

Three Working Group Heads were elected to continue in their respective roles: Frederick Bernthaler (PCG) as Head of the Gas Markets Working Group, Rickard Nilsson (Nord Pool) as Head of the Power Markets Working Group and Anje Stiers (EEX) as Head of the Financial Markets Working Group. Michiel Mulder (ICE Endex) will lead the Environmental Markets Working Group for the first time.

The members of the General Assembly thanked outgoing Board member Egbert Läge (EEX) and outgoing Head of the Environmental Markets Working Group, Derya Erbay (EPİAŞ) for their personal engagement and outstanding service to the Association.

Christian Baer, Secretary General of Europex, added “It has been fantastic working with the current leadership team, and I look forward to continuing the good cooperation under the new setting. The energy sector is currently undergoing a significant transformation and the next decade will see many technical and regulatory changes, including to energy market and related regulation. Energy markets will be a key enabler of the energy transition – and Europex has an important mission in explaining why well-functioning markets are by far the best way forward to deliver decarbonisation in a cost-efficient and innovation-driven manner.”