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."
GWO hosted a successful two day conference and demonstration programme, attended by 100s of guests
Existing versions of training standards will continue to be available for a period of three months. Previous criteria versions will be valid until 1 October 2019.
ILO World Safety Day 2019 is an opportunity to explain how globally recognised safety training standards raise the bar for everyone.
On 2nd April, GWO's training standards and audit & compliance specialists will be available to take questions and help with any problems.
From 1 April 2019, certification bodies must document how they meet the requirements of the GWO criteria for certification bodies. Certificates issued by those who have not provided documentation to GWO will not be accepted.