Roberte Kesteman appointed as independent director of Elia group


At the Elia group special general meeting held today in Brussels, Roberte Kesteman was appointed as an independent director.

Roberte Kesteman earned a degree in commercial and consular sciences (VLEKHO business school, now Odisee), and also studied at INSEAD Business School. She is currently an independent advisor after building up extensive experience in the energy and chemical sector over nearly 30 years by holding key management positions in Belgium and abroad, such as her roles as CEO of Nuon Belgium SA/NV and CEO of the Greek gas companies EPA Thessalonikis and EPA Thessalias.

Her appointment is for a period of six years. Following Ms Kesteman's appointment, Elia's Board of Directors now has 14 members, half of whom are independent directors.