Managing Director: Paul Voss
Communications & Social Media: Kale Symons
Growth (Marketing & Events): Silke Schlinnertz
Coronavirus – COVID-19
Dear members, colleagues and friends,
In light of the decisions taken by the Belgian Authorities, Euroheat & Power team is currently telecommuting. For any urgent enquiries, please contact our Managing Director, Paul Voss on +32 (0) 497 48 72 68. The rest of the team, can be reached via email see below. Arrangements for bilateral calls, web-conferences, etc. can then be organised choose you slot here.
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Paul Voss joined Euroheat & Power at the beginning of November 2013 from Danfoss District Energy, a global leader in energy efficient technology and solutions.
He has an in-depth understanding of EU policy and first-hand experience in managing cooperation between the private and public sectors in pursuit of shared goals.
Paul’s primary responsibilities involve the general management of the association and its staff, leadership in the conception and implementation of the association’s strategy and policy agenda, development and maintenance of Euroheat & Power’s relations with key stakeholders (EU policy-makers, international institutions, representative organisations in the energy sector) as well as representing the association and the wider district energy sector.
Languages: English and French
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 15
Head of Policy & European Affairs
Eloi joined Euroheat & Power in 2002 and since January 2014 he supervises the policy unit. Eloi has over 10 years experience in energy policy and lobbying in Brussels. Prior to joining Euroheat & Power, he worked for the European Commission and Gaz de France in Central Europe.
Within Euroheat & Power, Eloi is in charge of regulatory and legislative affairs and the policy unit.
Languages: English, French and German
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 14
Pauline joined Euroheat & Power in January 2019 as policy officer and was promoted policy manager in April 2021. Within the policy team, she manages the work on renewable energy and waste heat, industrial emissions, the EU Emissions Trading System, as well circular economy and digitalisation.
Pauline is an EU public affairs and policy expert, specialised in energy and environment. Over the last 8 years, she has gained experience in advocacy and stakeholder dialogue supporting association and corporate clients from the industry, for a Brussels-based public affairs agency. She was also a bluebook trainee at the European Commission, DG NEAR.
Pauline hold a Bachelor in law from the University of Nantes (France), a Master’s degree in European public affairs from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland) and a Master’s degree in European public affairs from Maastricht University (the Netherlands).
She is passionate about sustainability and dedicated to supporting the energy transition. Outside of the office, she enjoys crafts and travelling.
Languages: English and French
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 17
Giulia joined Euroheat & Power in September, 2019. Prior to joining our team, she worked as a senior consultant, providing strategic advocacy and communications advice on key energy and environmental policies, particularly related to the EU energy transition, sustainability and the circular economy.
She has a range of previous industry experience in the climate and energy fields, including positions in the European Parliament, Friends of Europe and the European Climate Foundation.
Languages: English, French, Italian and Spanish
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 18
Communications & Social Media Officer
Kale joined Euroheat & Power in January, 2019. He concluded his Communication and Information Technology studies in Australia and has spent the last decade optimising his marketing, design and programming skills.
Within EHP, Kale publishes relevant content across our different communication channels and manages our expanding digital network.
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 11
Head of the DHC+ Technology Platform
Alessandro Provaggi leads the DHC+ Technology Platform at Euroheat & Power since March 2015. Alessandro’s main duties involve the general and strategic management of the DHC+ activities and its team. He is responsible for developing and coordinating DHC+ members’ relations and continuous engagement. In relation to EU projects, he plans and monitors tasks and supports the daily work of the rest of team. He represents DHC+ towards key stakeholders, provides strategy and content in external communications and supervises the research policy agenda.
Passionate about getting to a 100% sustainable energy model as soon as possible, Alessandro has more than 10 years of experience in EU policy, project management and communications, mostly in energy. Before joining Euroheat & Power, he worked for EUREC as the Coordinator of the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling, and previously for the European Commission (EuropeAid) and the European Parliament. He is a former Visiting Scholar at Stanford University and he studied at Bologna University, Madrid Complutense, Solvay Brussels School and Boston University.
Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian and some Dutch
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 13
Project Manager – Knowledge Transfer & Communication
Aksana joined Euroheat & Power in February 2013, and since January 2014 she is a dedicated member of the DHC+ team. She was promoted to Project Manager in May 2021.
Aksana has been involved in an important number of EU funded projects leading communication and dissemination activities, social media strategy and European replication actions. She is also in charge of knowledge transfer activities and DHC+-related communications. In addition, she coordinates the work on Education & Training and supports the organisation of the DHC+ Summer School and DHC+ Student Awards.
After graduation in European law and politics from the Universities of Bordeaux (FR) and Minsk (BY), Aksana completed an internship in legal and public affairs within an international law firm and another Brussels based association.
Languages: Russian, English, French as well as some Spanish and Dutch
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 12
Projects & Sustainable Finance Manager
Gabriele joined Euroheat & Power on 1 June 2018 and in December 2020 he was promoted to Projects & Sustainable Finance Manager. He holds a Master’s degree in international relations and a postgraduate degree in diplomatic studies. He is specialised in project management with vast experience in the preparation, design and management of EU projects and tenders within different financing programmes.
At EHP, Gabriele supports the policy team in the analysis of European legislation and mechanisms in the fields of sustainable and infrastructure finance relevant to district heating and cooling. He also coordinates and supports the DHC+ team and the Euroheat accountant in managing financial aspects, related to EU projects and advises the Head of DHC+ and the Euroheat Managing Director on EU project general management and in the planning and management of resources. Additionally, he manages the contribution of DHC+ to the TEMPO and COOL DH projects funded by H2020, mainly in the area of communication.
Languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish and some Portuguese, German and Dutch
Telephone: +32 2 740 21 24
Jack joined Euroheat & Power as a member of the DHC+ team in September, 2019. After completing a Bachelor’s degree in Functional Biology at Trinity College Dublin and an MSc in Environmental Sustainability at the University of Edinburgh, he has developed a strong understanding of environmental issues and sustainable development.
Prior to joining our team, Jack gained valuable experience working with REN21, the renewable energy policy network, as part of the Renewables Global Status Report team.
Languages: English, French and Irish
Telephone: +32 2 740 21 22
Teresa is the newest addition to the DHC+ team. She is a passionate final year student of Law and Political Science and is excited to learn all about European projects, communication and district heating and cooling. She has studied in Spain, France and the United States and has therefore developed a strong appreciation of diversity and international coordinated action.
At EHP she supports the DHC+ team mainly in communication and project management and is always ready to help in any other area when needed.
Languages: English, Spanish and French
Head of Growth
Silke was appointed to the role of Head of Growth in January 2020, having previously occupied the position of Head of Operations (2014-2019) Communications and Events Manager (2011-2013) at Euroheat & Power.
Silke is in charge of the oversight and management of the Euroheat & Power marketing, events organisation and relations with Euroheat & Power members and partners.
Silke joined Euroheat & Power in March 2011 from Colloquium Brussels, an international Events agency. Silke possesses more than 10 years of experience in strategic marketing and event organisation.
Languages: English, French and German
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 16
Crélida joined Euroheat in December 2017. After completing her degree in Political Science at Birkbeck University of London, she has worked in various international companies, most notably in the insurance and transport sectors. At Euroheat & Power, she is in charge of general day-to-day office matters and administration (members and suppliers liaison), database management in addition to providing support to the managing director and the entire team.
Languages: English, Portuguese, French and Spanish
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 10
Head of Administration, Finance and HR
Bilall is in charge of financial, bookkeeping and credit control, HR administration and legal administration matters.
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 21