Managing Director: Paul Voss
Communications & Social Media: Kale Symons
Coronavirus – COVID-19
Dear members, colleagues and friends,
In light of the recent 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 as necessary.
Stay healthy in the meantime!
Your Euroheat & Power Team
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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. Over the past five years she has gained valuable experience working in a Brussels-based public affairs agency, specialising in EU energy and environmental policies.
Prior to this role, she was a bluebook trainee at the European Commission. Pauline has a background in European law and public affairs. She has lived and studied in France, Germany, Poland and the Netherlands.
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 & Communication Officer
Aksana joined Euroheat & Power in February 2013, and since January 2014 she is a dedicated member of the DHC+ team.
Aksana is involved in a number of EU funded projects (such as Heat Roadmap Europe 4, ReUseHeat and Upgrade DH) leading communication and dissemination activities. On the communication side, she is responsible for the organisation of DHC+ related events, management of the website, members engagement, promotion of district energy research & innovation through publications and social media activities. In addition, she coordinates the work of the Education & Training working group and supports the organisation of the 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
Policy & Projects Manager – Sustainable Cities
Sofia Lettenbichler joined EHP and DHC+ as Projects Officer in October 2016 and in November 2018 she was promoted to Policy and Projects Manager – Sustainable Cities. She coordinates work on sustainable cities and digitalisation and leads the communication and dissemination activities of the STORM and PLANHEAT projects. Additionally, she manages DHC+’s contribution to the RHC-ETIP, where DHC+ functions as the secretariat for the horizontal working group 100% RE Districts and the technology panel for DHC and thermal storage.
Sofia studied her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science at Innsbruck University and Sciences Po Lyon. At the University of Leiden, she completed a Research Master in Political Science and Public Administration. She also holds a Diploma (BA+MA) in English and American Studies.
Her previous experience includes advocacy and policy work in digital technology, as well as the energy & environment sectors. She has worked on EU-funded projects in the fields of ICT, energy, environment and international cooperation.
Languages: English, German and French
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 23
Gabriele joined Euroheat & Power on 1 June 2018. He holds a Master degree in international relations and a postgraduate degree in diplomatic studies. He is specialised in project management with vast experience in preparation, design and management of EU projects and tenders within different financing programmes.
At EHP, Gabriele organises, coordinates and supports the DHC+ team and the Euroheat accountant in managing financial aspects, related to EU projects. He also advises the Head of DHC+ and the Euroheat Managing Director on EU project general management and in the planning and management of resources. Alongside, 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
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
Marketing & Events Officer
Pauline completed her Bachelor of Business Administration at Neoma Business School and a Master in International Management at Toulouse Business School. During her studies she held internships and positions around the world (Spain, France, China, Luxembourg…).
She supports the team in a range of activities focusing on marketing and events projects.
Languages: English and French
Marketing & Conference Admin Intern (3 months: 17th February – 17th May 2020)
Gowri is currently pursuing an Executive Master in Digital Marketing and Communication at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management. She holds a MBA, Symbiosis International University (India) with major in Operations Management and a Bachelor of Technology, Kerala University (India) on Biotechnology & Biochemical engineering. Before coming to Belgium she worked at IBM India as Training Planning Lead (Learning & Development).
Her main activities will be the marketing, communication and invitee management of the 2020 Euroheat & Power conference.
Languages: English, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil
Direct telephone: +32 2 740 21 20
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
Diane Cardon de Lichtbuer
Head of Finance, HR & Admin
Diane joined Euroheat & Power in February 2020 and is in charge of our Finance, HR and Admin departments. Diane has over 20 years of experience in similar positions. Her most recent roles include a position as the General Secretary of the Albatros Foundation and the financial and administrative coordinator of a European Interreg health program. Diane holds Master’s Degrees in Economics and European and International Law.
Languages: English, French and Dutch
*Please note that Diane is available during office hours from Monday – Thursday.*
Telephone: +32 2 740 21 21