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EPEX SPOT Exchange Council

The Exchange Council of EPEX SPOT is an official body of the Exchange. 26 members and 7 permanent guests represent adequately the diversity of economic and corporate profiles that exists among the Exchange Members from various sectors: power trading companies, transmission system operators, regional suppliers, brokers and financial service providers, as well as commercial consumers and academics. Its missions include in particular the adoption of the Exchange Rules and the Code of Conduct of EPEX SPOT and their amendments. The Exchange Council approves new trading systems as well as new Contracts or Market Areas and approves the appointment of the Head of the Market Surveillance Office. It meets up quarterly.

The Exchange Members are represented by:

The group of Banks, Financial Service Providers and Clearing Banks will be represented by:

  • ABN AMRO Clearing Bank N.V.: Vincent van Lith, European Head of Energy

The group of Utilities and Aggregators will be represented by:

  • Alpiq SA: Pierre Guesry, Project Manager Strategy & Participation
  • Compagnie Nationale du Rhône: Rémi Perrin, Head of Trading
  • Direct Energie SA: Antoine Bourdon, Head of Trading
  • EDF Trading Limited: Arnaud Luboinski, Head of French Power Trading
  • Edison S.p.A.: Andrea Siri, Head of Power Origination
  • EnBW AG: Dr. Bernhard Walter, Head of Market Design and Regulatory Affairs
  • Eneco Energy Trade B.V.: Lucien J.W. Wiegers, Commercial Director, Head of Trading, Asset & Portfolio Management
  • Enel Trade S.p.A: Dr. Nigel Hawkins, Head of Power and Fuel Portfolio Management
  • Engie SA: Vincent Verbeke, Head of Energy Transition Services and Short Term Power
  • RWE Supply & Trading GmbH: Paul Dawson, Head of Regulatory Affairs
  • Statkraft Markets GmbH: Andreas Bader, Vice President Sales & New Products
  • Uniper Global Commodities SE: Michael Bonde, Lead Trader
  • Vattenfall Energy Trading GmbH: Marcus Bokermann, Director Prompt Power Trading Markets
  • VERBUND Trading GmbH: Dr. Stephan Sharma, Member of the Managing Board


The group of Local Suppliers and Consumers will be represented by:

  • Enercity (former Stadtwerke Hannover AG): Dr. Jan Sierig, Head of Markets
  • EWE Trading GmbH: Dr. Michael Redanz, Managing Director
  • MVV Trading GmbH: Stefan Sewckow, Managing Director

The group of TSOs will be represented by:

  • Amprion GmbH: Ralf Lonsdorfer, Head of Frontoffice and System Planning
  • Austrian Power Grid: Prof. Mag. Manfred Pils, Senior Advisor
  • RTE: Audrey Mahuet, Head of Transparency and Data Valuation


The group of Trading Companies will be represented by:

  • Danske Commodities A/S: Anders Kring Jensen, Director, Head of Intraday Power Trading
  • Energi Danmark A/S: Thomas Bjorn Houlind, Director Markets
  • In Commodities A/S: Jesper Severin Johanson, CEO
  • MFT Energy P/S: Çağdaş Ozan Ateş, CEO
  • TrailStone GmbH: Cédric Le Tallec, Head of Short Term Power Trading


Permanent guests:

  • 50Hertz Transmission GmbH: Dr. Dirk Biermann, Managing Director, Chief Markets and System Operation Officer
  • Elia: James Matthys-Donnadieu, Head of Market Development
  • Enedis: Sandrine Chevalier, Head of Flexibility Mechanism Department
  • European University Institute: Leonardo Meeus, Professor
  • Swissgrid AG: Dr. Jörg Spicker, Senior Strategic Advisor
  • Tennet TSO GmbH: Thorsten Dietz, Head of Trade
  • TransnetBW GmbH: Andreas Semmig, Head of Trading


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