The planning and execution of EE Global would not be possible without the support and hard work of the high-level energy efficiency professionals representing five regions of the world participating on the International Steering Committee.


North American Representatives

Dr. Robert Dixon, Team Leader for Climate & Chemicals, Global Environment Facility
David Goldstein, Energy Program Co-Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
Mark Hopkins, Director of International Energy Efficiency, UN Foundation
Michael Howard, President & CEO, Electric Power Research Institute
Lisa Jacobson, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy
Elizabeth McDonald, President and CEO, Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance
Michael Melaniphy, President, American Public Transportation Association
Clay Nesler, Vice President, Global Energy and Sustainability, Johnson Controls Inc.
Bill Ritter, Director, Center for the Clean Energy Economy
Ashok Sarkar, Senior Energy Specialist, The World Bank
Dave Szczupak, Executive Vice President, Global Product Organizations, Whirlpool Corporation
Lisa Tryson, Director, Corporate Communications & PR, Danfoss North America


European Representatives

Sergio Andreis, Director, Kyoto Club
Amit Bando, former Executive Director, International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC)
Paolo Bertoldi, Principal Administrator, European Commission DG JRC
Stefan Buettner, Senior Advisor & Researcher, The Scottish Parliament
Heinz Dürr, Chairman of the Advisory Board, EEP
Monica Frassoni, President, European Alliance to Save Energy
Michael Geissler, Chief Executive Officer, Berlin Energy Agency
Martin Hiller, Director General, Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
Miriam Maes, Founder & CEO, Foresee Consulting
Christoph Spesshardt, Deputy Chairman of the Board, DENEFF
Peter Sweatman, Chief Executive, Climate Strategy & Partners

African/Middle Eastern Representatives

Dr. Nawal al-Hosany, Director of Sustainability, Masdar City, UAE
Ignatius Anyanwu, Energy Technology Specialist/Energy Program Specialist, Department of Energy
Barry Brendenkamp, General Operations Manager, National Energy Efficiency Agency, South Africa


Asian/Pacific Representatives

Thomas K. Dreessen, Chairman & CEO, Energy Efficiency Project Investment Company, Limited (EEPIC)
Peter du Pont, Vice President, Clean Energy – Asia, Nexant Asia
Gabrielle Kuiper, Former Senior Advisor on Climate Change, Energy and Environment, Office of the Prime Minister
Zolaikha Strong, Director, Sustainable Energy, Copper Development Association


Latin American Representatives

Odon de Buen, Director General, Comisión Nacional para el Uso Eficiente de la Energía
Arutro Echeverria, President, AEAEE
Pablo Moreno, Corporate Affairs Director, MABE
William Phillips, former Executive Director, Agencia Chilena de Eficencia Energetica
Hamilton Pollis, Executive Director, Latin American and the Caribbean Network for Energy Efficiency