April 5, 2019

GWO elects new leadership

The leadership of a new Executive Committee (ExCo) of Global Wind Organisation has today been formed. The committee oversees all work carried out by the Secretariat.‍

At its first General Assembly under new Articles of Association agreed in February 2019, the GWO Executive Committee (ExCo) has been formed.

The new committee leadership is as follows:

Name                      Company                      Role                         Elected until

Eloy Jauregui          Acciona Energia            ExCo Chair               2020

Karin Borg              SGRE                             ExCo Vice Chair       2021

Jill Lees                  E.On                               ExCo Vice Chair       2020

Paul Robbins          Vestas                            ExCo Vice Chair       2020

John Barrie             Vestas                            Training Cttee Chair  2020

Neil Pickthall           SSE                               Training Cttee VC      2020

Lisa Mallon              GE Renewables            A&C Cttee Chair        2020

Jesper Hansen        Ørsted                           A&C Cttee VC            2020

Brian Walencik        GE Renewables            North Am Cttee Chr   2020

Mr Qin Haiyan         CWEA                           China Cttee Chair      2020

Eloy Jauregui, Chairman of GWO, said: "GWO standards are created by the industry for the industry. We are pleased that our new statutes under the 2019 Articles of Association have produced a successful result following the General Assembly. This signals our progress towards maturity as an organisation and will help GWO become truly global."

Eloy also made special mention to Sabas Herranz, who steps down from his role as Chair of the Audit & Compliance Committee. "GWO would like to put on record its thanks to the outgoing chair of the Audit & Compliance Committee, Sabas Herranz of GE Renewable Energy. Sabas has been instrumental in our work to create a cycle of continuous improvement in relation to governance of the GWO training provider network and certification criteria."

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