Peter Rae re-elected as WWEA President – WWEA Board has broadened its representation

The General Assembly of the World Wind Energy Association has re-elected Hon. Peter Rae AO (Australia) for a another term as WWEA President. The WWEA General Assembly took place in Rimini/Italy, on the occasion of the 20th World Wind Energy Conference WWEC2022.

WWEA President Peter Rae: “I am grateful that the WWEA members have expressed their confidence in me by electing me for another term and I would like to thank them for their strong support in advancing WWEA’s mission. I am pleased about the new board and in particular that we have been able to broaden the global representation and to improve our gender balance, with three female board members from Australia, Canada and Ukraine joining the team which will guide WWEA’s work in the coming years. I am looking forward to welcoming the WWEA members and the world wind community to the 21st World Wind Energy Conference WWEC2023 taking place in Hobart/Tasmania in April 2023.”

The WWEA General Assembly elected the following Vice Presidents: – Prof. Dr. Chuichi Arakawa, Japan– Mr Heinrich Bartelt, Germany– Mr Khalid Benhamou, Morocco– Dr. Andrea Kraj, Canada– Dr. Irfan Mirza, Pakistan– Dr. Monica Oliphant, Australia– Mr Qin Haiyan, China– Ms Galyna Shmidt, Ukraine– Dr. Ibrahim Togola, Mali– Prof. Dr. Tanay Sidki Uyar, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Galal Osman and Dr. Jami Hossain were appointed as Honorary Vice President, after serving many years on the WWEA Board, Prof. Osman since WWEA’s foundation in 2001.

Mr Zeeshan Ashfaq and Mr Joan Fages were elected as auditors.

WWEA Board Members:

Front: Peter Rae, Galyna Shmidt, Stefan Gsänger; back row: Heinrich Bartelt, Khalid Benhamou, Joan Fages, Andriy Konechenkov, Zeeshan Ashfaq, Irfan Mirza, Tanay Sidki Uyar, Jami Hossain, Chuichi Arakawa

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