Corporate Bodies

Elia Group is organised around two Transmission System Operators (TSOs), Elia in Belgium and 50Hertz in Germany with their full-fledged Governance Structure.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Elia Group SA currently consists of 14 members. They do not perform any management function within Elia Group.

Half of the members are Independent Directors who meet the conditions of independence as defined in Article 7:87 of the Belgian Code of Companies and Associations.

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

Pieter De Crem
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 Board of Directors of Elia Group SA/NV is assisted by four Advisory Committees:

Nomination Committee

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

Remuneration Committee

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

Audit Committee

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

Independent directors

Strategic Committee

  • Geert Versnick, Chairman of the Strategic Committee
  • Michel Allé*
  • Bernard Gustin*
  • Claude Grégoire
  • Rudy Provoost
  • Luc Hujoel, standing invitee
  • Dominique Offergeld, standing invitee

Elia Group Committee (EGC)


The activities of Elia Group are coordinated by the Elia Group Committee (EGC) composed of:

Chris Peeters

Elia Group CEO


Peter Michiels

Chief Alignment Officer

 

Stefan Kapferer

CEO 50Hertz


Catherine Vandenborre

Chief Financial Officer

 

Michael von Roeder

Chief Digital Officer



Elia in Belgium


Executive Committee

Chris Peeters

Chief Executive Officer
and Chairman

Catherine Vandenborre

Chief Financial Officer


Markus Berger

Chief Infrastructure Officer


Patrick De Leener

Chief Assets Officer

Frédéric Dunon

Chief Customers, Market

and System Officer

Pascale Fonck

Chief External Relations Officer


Peter Michiels

Chief Human Resources and
Internal Communication Officer

Ilse Tant

Chief Community Relations Officer



50Hertz in Germany


Executive Committee

Stefan Kapferer

CEO 50Hertz


Marco Nix

Chief Financial Officer,

Managing Director 

Dr. Frank Golletz

Chief Technical Officer, 
Managing Director

Sylvia Borcherding

Chief Human Resources Officer



Dr. Dirk Biermann

Chief Markets & System Operation Officer,
Managing Director


Corporate Governance & Financial Results 2020

More information on our corporate governance and specific obligations in terms of transparency, neutrality and non-discrimination towards all stakeholders involved in our activities, can be found in part 2 of the Elia Group Annual Report 2020:


More information about our coordinated articles of association

More information about our Corporate Charter

English translation will follow. 


More information about our management bodies

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