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Clean Energy Forum (CEF): International Advisory Board is constituted

On March 15, 2024, the International Advisory Board of the Clean Energy Forum (CEF) Foundation will be constituted. The International Advisory Board is made up of 19 recognized and experienced leaders from the international energy industry, politics and science, who come from various European countries, the United States, Bolivia, Brazil, Egypt and India. Their broad and diverse expertise enables the Clean Energy Forum to take a truly transnational approach to climate policy in order to identify international best practices and draw attention to them in Germany. The Inter- national Advisory Board's main task will be to raise awareness of the fact that climate policy should not be shaped in a Eurocentric or even national way, but that its global dimension must be given greater consideration.

Chairman of the International Advisory Board is Iain Conn. Iain Conn has worked in leading positions in the energy sector for 38 years. From 2015 to 2020 he was CEO of Centrica. From 2007 to 2014 he was CEO Downstream on the Executive Board of bp. Iain Conn is currently a Senior Advisor to Blackstone. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the City and Guilds of London Institute.

The members of the International Advisory Board are:

  • Chair: Iain Conn (United Kingdom) Former CEO, Centrica PLC
  • Rawi Abdelal (United States)
    Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Harvard Business School
  • Flore de Durfort (France)
    CEO & Co-Founder, Atmen (Point Twelve Energy GmbH)
  • Arash Duero (United Arab Emirates) Managing Director, Big Picture Strategy FZ-LLC
  • Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega (France)
    Director, Center for Energy & Climate, Institut franc╠žais des relations internationales (ifri)
  • Andrew Holland (United States) CEO, Fusion Industry Association
  • Gianmaria La Porta (Italy)
    Executive Vice President & Head of Management Consulting, ILF Group Holding GmbH
  • Anthony Livanios (United States) CEO, US Energy Stream
  • Tatiana Mitrova (France / United States)
    Research Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University School of Interna- tional and Public Affairs
  • Markus Mitteregger (Austria) CEO, RAG Austria AG
  • Richard Morningstar (United States)
    Ambassador (ret.), and Founding Chairman, Global Energy Center of the Atlantic Council
  • Nicolas Piau (France)
    Co-Founder & CEO, TiLT Capital Partners SAS
  • Herkko Plit (Finland)
    Founder & CEO, P2X Solutions Oy
  • Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy (Egypt)
    Ambassador (ret.), and UN Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Special Envoy for Syria (2014-2019)
  • Gulmira Rzayeva (Azerbaijan / United Kingdom)
    Senior Visiting Research Fellow, The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
  • Francesco Sciortino (Italy)
    Co-Founder & CEO, Proxima Fusion GmbH
  • Franklin Servan-Schreiber (France) CEO & Co-Founder, Transmutex SA
  • Narendra Taneja (India)
    Chairman, Independent Energy Policy Institute

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