Executive Committee

Grégoire Dallemagne

CEO

Born on 19 December 1972, Grégoire Dallemagne obtained his commercial engineerin...

Born on 19 December 1972, Grégoire Dallemagne obtained his commercial engineering degree from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) and supplemented this with an MBA from the University of Chicago.

He started his career at Arthur Andersen as an auditor. In 2000 he began working in the telecom sector. He joined the international Tele2 group, where he held various executive positions in Sweden and Luxembourg. From 2003 to 2007 he worked as managing director of Tele2 - Versatel Belgium. After the takeover of the company by KPN, he became managing director of KPN Belgium and member of the management committee of KPN International.

From 2008 to 2011, Grégoire Dallemagne was executive vice-president Strategy and member of the management committee of Belgacom. As Chief Executive Officer, he has been at the helm of EDF Luminus since September 2011.

Peter Billiau

Chief Information Officer

Peter is a civil engineer who started his career in hardware Design at Barco. Af...

Peter is a civil engineer who started his career in hardware Design at Barco. After a few years, Peter moved into the telecommunications sector and was lucky to be there from the early days of the mobile telecom journey. He had the chance to live through the crazy years of dramatic growth, but also learned a lot in the difficult times after the internet bubble exploded. After a few stays abroad (UK and US), Peter moved back to Belgium and joined the banking sector to participate in the necessary restructuring exercises after the 2008 crisis. Since 2012, he is CIO of EDF Luminus, where his challenges are twofold : on the one hand, renew the technological stack to help the company differentiate in a turbulent market. On the other, ensure sustainability, and in particular, ensure that employees stay on board, enjoy their work and deliver sustained performance. A truly innovating journey.

Henri Buenen

Chief Commercial Officer

Born on 12 April 1969, Henri Buenen obtained an industrial engineer degree and a...

Born on 12 April 1969, Henri Buenen obtained an industrial engineer degree and a Management Sciences degree from Eindhoven university and has worked in the energy sector throughout his career.

He has been working at EDF Luminus since 2002, where he actively contributed to the opening up of the Flemish market, held the position of marketing officer, managed the B2B portfolio and became Customer Service Director 4 years ago.

Agnès Butterlin

Chief Financial Officer

Agnès Butterlin has been Chief Financial Officer at EDF since 1 September 2011. ...

Agnès Butterlin has been Chief Financial Officer at EDF since 1 September 2011. Since 2002 she has held a variety of positions in the international management of EDF and in EDF's Development division in the Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions departments (Financial Officer Central and Eastern Europa from 2005 to 2010, Projects and Acquisitions Officer for Western Europe, Mergers & Acquisitions Officer in the Development division).

Between 1999 and 2001, Agnès Butterlin was responsible for an asset transfer programme within Framatome.

She started her career at Price Waterhouse Coopers (1992-1999) as an auditor and subsequently as Transaction Services Manager.

Agnès Butterlin obtained a degree from École Supérieure de Commerce in Grenoble and also holds an accounting degree.

Katleen Daems

Corporate HR Director

Katleen Daems began working at EDF Luminus as Corporate Director HR on 22 April ...

Katleen Daems began working at EDF Luminus as Corporate Director HR on 22 April 2014. She is responsible for the definition and implementation of the company's HR strategy.

Katleen graduated as a corporate lawyer from KU Leuven and obtained a postgraduate degree in Human Resources from the Institute for Higher Social Communication Studies (IHECS). She has many years of experience as an HR manager. In 2010 she became Head of Human Resources at Imtech Belgium, which is among the top 5 of technical companies in Belgium. Before that she had held various executive HR positions (Head of Recruiting, HR Director IT Solutions & Services) at Siemens BeLux, also a technological top player, for 10 years.

Pierre de Firmas

Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer

Pierre de Firmas graduated at SUPELEC (Ecole supérieure d'électricité), one of t...

Pierre de Firmas graduated at SUPELEC (Ecole supérieure d'électricité), one of the most prestigious universities in France training engineers in the field of electricity and information science. Pierre de Firmas started his career within the EDF Group in 1991. He held various positions, first at EDF DEGS as Head of Technical Group, then at the EDF strategic division. He continued his career as Head of Financial Trajectory within the Corporate Finance Division. In 2006, he joined the international division where he successively headed the Group's activities in Italy, Russia and Northern Europe before he became Vice-President Central & Eastern Europe.

Jürgen Dennersmann

Corporate Director Optimisation & B2B

Born on 25 October 1961, Jürgen Dennersmann was trained as an electrical enginee...

Born on 25 October 1961, Jürgen Dennersmann was trained as an electrical engineer. He began his career at VEW AG in 1987, where he worked as Network Planning Manager until 1992, held the position of Head of Wholesale Business (VEW Energie AG) until 1998 and served as Director of Trading until 2000.

After the merger of VEW with RWE, Jürgen was appointed Managing Director of RWE Trading GmbH. In 2002 he became Executive Board Member and Chief Integration Officer in RWE Innogy plc. In 2003 he moved to the RWE Npower plc. branch, where he held the positions of Executive Board Member and Managing Director Asset Management & Renewables.

In 2005 Jürgen joined ClearVision Advisory Ltd as Managing Director and he has worked at EDF Luminus as Corporate Director Optimisation and B2B since 2007.

Anne Grandjean

Communication Director

Born in 1975, Anne Grandjean started at EDF Luminus in 2007 and is Communication...

Born in 1975, Anne Grandjean started at EDF Luminus in 2007 and is Communication Director of the company since 2012. Before that, she held various positions in the private and public sector, such as Deputy Counsellor to the Ministry of Foreign affairs, Foreign trade and International cooperation in Brussels, Spokesperson of the Belgian Minister of Home Affairs, afterwards President of the "Mouvement réformateur ", Antoine DUQUESNE, and Senior Consultant at eecom, a communication consulting company, leader in the development and global management of communication strategies. Anne holds a Master after Masterin International Relations and European Politics, and a Master degree in Romanic Philology (both at University of Liège/Luik, Belgium).

Frank Schoonacker

Director Corporate Affairs

Born on 13/06/1965, Frank Schoonacker holds a MBA of the University of Lille (Fr...

Born on 13/06/1965, Frank Schoonacker holds a MBA of the University of Lille (France) and a degree in Electromechanical Engineering, University of Ghent. Frank started his career at Siemens in 1991 as a Project manager. He joined EDF Luminus in 1996 where he held various management positions in the fields of public affairs and operations at EDF Luminus. From 2008 to 2012, Frank was Regulatory & Strategy Director, reporting to the Corporate Director Corporate Affairs. Since 2012, he is Director Corporate Affairs at EDF Luminus.

Frederik Snoeck

Corporate Director Production

Frederik graduated at the University of Ghent and has a Master of Science in Ele...

Frederik graduated at the University of Ghent and has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology. He began his career at EDF Luminus in 1997. He held various positions, first as Commissioning Engineer at the Ringvaart CCGT plant. From 2000 to 2007 he led the Electricity & Instrumentation North Departement. He then became Plant Manager of the Ringvaart power station and Zone Manager for Flanders. In 2013, Frederik became Director National Operation & Maintenance for our thermal power stations, hydroelectric power stations and wind farms. As the person responsible for the national teams, he was in charge of major maintenance projects as well as the optimisation of our Assets.

Véronique Vansteelandt

General Counsel and group's corporate secretary

Born on 7 September 1970, Véronique Vansteelandt obtained a licentiate degree in...

Born on 7 September 1970, Véronique Vansteelandt obtained a licentiate degree in law from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and subsequently completed third cycle training courses in European and International Law and in Fiscal Management (both in French).

She started her career in 1995 as Tax Consultant in the "Big Five" sector with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young, but later on she opted for a broader legal position. In April 1998, she joined Puracor NV, the coordination centre of the Puratos Group, as Legal Counsel and in 2000 she became Legal Manager of AdValvas Groep NV.

In October 2004, Véronique Vansteelandt was recruited by Sabena Technics NV as VP Legal Affairs and she has worked for SPE NV, currently EDF Luminus, since 2007, first as Director Legal Department and now also as General Counsel.

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