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Oleg Budargin

Oleg Budargin

Vice Chair, Responsibility for Regional Development

Mr. Oleg Budargin became the World Energy Council’s Vice Chair Responsibility for Regional Development in October 2013. He is also Director General of JSC “Russian Grids”.

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Philip Church

Philip Church

Manager of Business Development

Philip Church is responsible for identifying and researching opportunities to engage new Partners and to deepen engagement with our current stakeholders.

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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

Co-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 CEO and 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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Rami Fakhoury

Rami Fakhoury

Secondee in the Insights Team

Rami Fakhoury provides support to the Insights team, with a special focus on Scenarios and Policy & Risk.

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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

Secretary General & CEO

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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