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Talita Covre

Talita Covre

Manager of Transition Insights

Talita Covre leads the engagement with the Council’s global community to build insights on the key issues that feed into the Issues Monitor transition tool.

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Jean-Marie Dauger

Jean-Marie Dauger

Chair

Jean-Marie Dauger has served several positions within Gaz de France, including Chief Operating Officer, and since the merger of Gaz de France and Suez, with GDF SUEZ, then ENGIE

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Katharine Dedezade

Katharine Dedezade

Executive Assistant to the COO

Katharine Dedezade coordinates the office of the CEO and COO supporting governance, member relations, business and network development, and operations.

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Kate Dourian

Kate Dourian

Regional Manager for the Middle East and Gulf States

Kate Dourian is responsible for supporting the member committees in the MEGS region and developing and strengthening relationships with national and regional stakeholders.

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Latsoucabé Fall

Latsoucabé Fall

Regional Manager for Africa

Dr. Fall coordinates activities and events of World Energy Council Member Committees in Africa.

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Christoph Frei

Christoph Frei

Advisor to the Secretary General

Since joining the World Energy Council in 2009, Dr Frei’s priorities have been to mobilise international energy leaders and decision-makers to work together towards building a sustainable future.

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Emily-Jayne Godfrey

Emily-Jayne Godfrey

Coordinator for the Operations team

Emily-Jayne Godfrey provides administrative, financial and secretarial support across the Council’s London Headquarters.

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Claudia Cronenbold Harnes

Claudia Cronenbold Harnes

Vice Chair for Latin America & the Caribbean

Claudia also chairs the Bolivian Committee of the World Energy Council and is First Vice President of the Santa Cruz Private Businessmen Federation

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Mike Howard

Mike Howard

Vice Chair, Special Responsibility for Innovation

Dr Howard has served as the President and CEO of the Electric Power Research Institute since 2010. He has over 30 years of results-driven, multi-faceted leadership experience in several organisations.

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