Management Bodies

The composition of the various management bodies within Elia is aimed at meeting the highest standards in the area of corporate governance.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Elia System Operator and Elia Asset currently consists of 14 members each. The same Directors sit on the Boards of both companies. They do not perform any management function within either Elia System Operator SA or Elia Asset SA.

Half of the members are Independent Directors who meet the conditions of independence as defined in Article 526ter of the Belgian Company Code and in the Articles of Association. Independent directors according to the law of April 29, 1999 regarding the organization of the electricity market (as later amended).

 

Composition

Bernard Gustin
Chairman of the Board of Directors,
independent director

Michel Allé
Independent director

Cécile Flandre
Director appointed upon
proposal of Publi-T
Roberte Kesteman
Independent director

Jane Murphy
Independent director

Claude Grégoire
Vice-Chairman,
director appointed upon
proposal of Publi-T
Luc De Temmerman

Independent director


Luc Hujoel
Director appointed upon
proposal of Publi-T
Dominique Offergeld
Director appointed upon
proposal of Publi-T
Saskia Van Uffelen
Independent director

Geert Versnick
Vice-Chairman,
director appointed upon
proposal of Publi-T
Frank Donck
Independent director

Philip Heylen
Director appointed upon
proposal of Publi-T
Rudy Provoost
Director appointed upon
proposal of Publi-T

Advisory Committees to the Board of Directors

In accordance with legal and statutory provisions, the Boards of Directors of Elia System Operator SA and Elia Asset SA are assisted by three Advisory Committees. The Advisory Committees of both companies have the same composition.


Corporate Governance Committee

  • Luc Hujoel, Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee
  • Luc De Temmerman*
  • Frank Donck*
  • Philip Heylen
  • Jane Murphy*

 

Remuneration Committee

  • Luc De Temmerman*, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
  • Philip Heylen
  • Roberte Kesteman
  • Dominique Offergeld
  • Saskia Van Uffelen*

Audit Committee

  • Michel Allé*, Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • Frank Donck*
  • Roberte Kesteman*
  • Dominique Offergeld
  • Rudy Provoost

 

Strategic Committee

  • Rudy Provoost, Chairmain of the Strategic Committee
  • Claude Grégoire
  • Bernard Gustin*
  • Luc Hujoel
  • Geert Versnick

* Independent directors according to the law of April 29, 1999 regarding the organization of the electricity market (as modified later on)
 


Executive Committee

The Executive Committees of Elia System Operator SA and Elia Asset SA consist of eight members each. These are all independent members in accordance with legal and statutory provisions.  The same members sit on the Executive Committees of both companies.
 

Composition

Chris Peeters

Chief Executive Officer
and Chairman

Patrick De Leener

Chief Customers, Market
and System Officer

Peter Michiels

Chief Human Resources and
Internal Communication Officer

Catherine Vandenborre

Chief Financial Officer


Frédéric Dunon

Chief Assets Officer


Ilse Tant

Chief Community Relations Officer


Markus Berger

Chief Infrastructure Officer


Pascale Fonck

Chief External Relations Officer



Auditors

Alexis Palm
KPMG, Bedrijfsrevisoren BCV
Patrick Rottiers
Ernst & Young Bedrijfsrevisoren BCV
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