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Our Members
Since its formation in 2014, IRENA Coalition for Action has grown to more than forty members, including civil society, industry association, international organizations and private companies.
Current members are:
  Member’s name Focal Point


Abengoa Solar Elisa Prieto, Director of Strategy
Acciona Juan Ramón Silva Ferrada, Sustainability Senior Executive Director
ENEL Green Power Felice Egidi, Head of Regulatory Affairs
First Solar Maja Wessels, Executive Vice President Global Public Affairs
Iberdrola Carlos Gascó, Senior Advisor International Corporate Affairs
Masdar TBD
Novozymes Gerard Ostheimer, Global Lead for Sustainable Bioenergy
Sunlabob Renewable Energy Evan Scandling, Regional Director
Vestas Wind Systems Morten Dyrholm, Vice President Public Affairs

 Civil Society

Arizona State University Martin J. Pasqualetti, Professor
Centre for Science and Environment Chandra Bhushan, Deputy Director General
Climate Action Network Wael Hmaidan, Director
Desertec University Network Mouldi Miled, Chairman
Environmental Development Action in the Third World Jean-Pascal Correa, Business Development Program Manager
Greenpeace International Sven Teske, Director of Renewable Energy Campaign
International Network for Sustainable Energy Gunnar Boye Olesen, Coordinator at INFORSE-Europe
International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy Sheila Oparaocha, International Coordinator
Japan Renewable Energy Foundation Mika Ohbayashi, Director
Practical Action Aaron Leopold, Global Energy Representative
EKO Energy Steven Vanholme, Program Manager
RE100 Emily Farnworth, Campaign Director
Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Maged K. Mahmoud, Senior Technical Expert
Renewables Grid Initiative Antonella Battaglini, Executive Director
Rocky Mountain Institute Brad Mushovic, Managing Director
Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Barbara J. Bramble, Chair
TeaM Energy Foundation Roderick F. de Castro, Executive Director
United Nations Foundation Tripta Singh, Energy Access Director
World Future Council Stefan Schurig, Director Climate Energy
World Resources Institute Bharath Jairaj, Senior Associate
WWF International Stephan Singer, Director Global Energy Policy

Industry Associations

Alliance for Rural Electrification Marcus Wiemann, Director
American Council on Renewable Energy Risa Edelman, Director of International Programmes
Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association Tang Wenqian, Executive Vice Secretary-General
European Geothermal Energy Council Philippe Dumas, Secretary General
Solar Power Europe Bruce Douglas, Chief Operating Officer
European Renewable Energies Federation Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes, Vice - President
Global Solar Council John Smirnow, Secretary General
Global Wind Energy Council Steve Sawyer, Secretary General
International Geothermal Association Marietta Sander, Executive Director
Partners for Euro-African Green Energy Meghan Sapp, Secretary General
Renewable Energy Solutions for the Mediterranean Roberto Vigotti, Secretary General
RenewableUK Cymru David Clubb, Director
World Wind Energy Association Stefan Gsänger, Secretary General

International Organizations

ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director
German Renewable Energies Agency Benjamin Dannemann, Press and Public Relations
IEA Renewable Energy Technology Deployment Kristian Petrick, Operating Agent
International Renewable Energy Agency Christian Kjaer, Senior Programme Officer, Knowledge
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership John Tkacik, Senior Manager Communications
Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century Christine Lins, Secretary General