Speakers

Justo Sierra Rey. President of Asime


Justo Sierra Rey has a degree in Economics from the University of Santiago de Compostela. He holds a Master’s Degree in Foreign Trade Management and Management from the University of Santiago de Compostela and an Executive MBA from the Afforestation Business School (IESIDE).

He is currently Chief Executive Officer and President of URO, Vehículos Especiales, S.A. (UROVESA), where he has previously held the positions of Marketing Director and Commercial Director.

Since July 2018 he is President of ASIME.

Francisco Conde López. Minister of Economy, Employment and Industry of the Xunta de Galicia


Doctor in Economic and Business Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid. His professional career took place between 1995 and 2009 at the CEU San Pablo University, where Robert Schuman, vice-dean of the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and director of Institutional Relations, served as professor and director of the European Studies Classroom, a department from which He was also Vice Chancellor. Before being appointed conselleiro, he was an advisor to the president of the Xunta de Galicia, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, between 2009 and 2012.

 

Francisco Conde López. Minister of Economy, Employment and Industry of the Xunta de Galicia


Doctor in Economic and Business Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid. His professional career took place between 1995 and 2009 at the CEU San Pablo University, where Robert Schuman, vice-dean of the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and director of Institutional Relations, served as professor and director of the European Studies Classroom, a department from which He was also Vice Chancellor. Before being appointed conselleiro, he was an advisor to the president of the Xunta de Galicia, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, between 2009 and 2012.

 

Lucas Gómez Fontecha. Responsible for the Marine Wind Business Engineering Area of IBERDROLA S.A.


Lucas Gómez Fontecha, Head of the Marine Wind Business Engineering Area of ​​IBERDROLA S.A.

Industrial Engineer from the Carlos III University of Madrid, he has more than 14 years of experience in Iberdrola. Currently, he directs the area of ​​Engineering of the Iberian Wind Power business, which includes the departments of Wind Turbines, Foundations, Network Connection, Engineering Management, Meteoric Studies and Innovation.

Previously, he has been Head of the Wind Turbine Manufacturing and Installation Team in the Wikinger Wind Farm Project.

 

 

Daniel Fraile Montoro. Head of Market Intelligence


Daniel Fraile is Head of Market Intelligence at WindEurope (the European Wind Energy Association). He is responsible for a team of analysists and project managers working on a wide range of energy policy, including system integration, market design, onshore and offshore wind technology, financing and sustainability. He coordinates the development of WindEurope market reports and participation to EU-funded projects. He is also responsible for the coordination of various expert groups with the industry in the field of wind system integration. Before joining WindEurope in 2015, Daniel has worked on strategic management consulting in renewable energies at Hinicio, has worked for the European photovoltaic industry association, for the environmental NGO CAN-Europe and for Spanish utility Iberdrola. Daniel is a telecommunications engineer with a Masters in renewable energy. He has over 12 years of experience on energy and research policy, project management and international cooperation in the field of renewable energy.  

Daniel Fraile Montoro. Head of Market Intelligence


Daniel Fraile is Head of Market Intelligence at WindEurope (the European Wind Energy Association). He is responsible for a team of analysists and project managers working on a wide range of energy policy, including system integration, market design, onshore and offshore wind technology, financing and sustainability. He coordinates the development of WindEurope market reports and participation to EU-funded projects. He is also responsible for the coordination of various expert groups with the industry in the field of wind system integration. Before joining WindEurope in 2015, Daniel has worked on strategic management consulting in renewable energies at Hinicio, has worked for the European photovoltaic industry association, for the environmental NGO CAN-Europe and for Spanish utility Iberdrola. Daniel is a telecommunications engineer with a Masters in renewable energy. He has over 12 years of experience on energy and research policy, project management and international cooperation in the field of renewable energy.  

Antonio Sanchez Pérez. Computer engineer from the University of Valladolid


Antonio Sánchez Pérez is a computer engineer from the University of Valladolid. He was Director of the following programs in Navantia:

From Hywind Scotland (floating wind) for Statoil (2016-2017), Platform Support Ship (BAP) for PEMEX (2014-2015). He is currently responsible for the projects of Marina Wind (Commercial Dept. Navantia)

He was Manager of Electricity in Astano and IZAR in the following projects: Foinaven (BP) // Discoverer Entreprise // Discoverer Spirit // Discoverer Deep Seas (Transocen) // Farwha (Total) (1996-2004)

As of 2005, he was the Head of the Electrical Engineering Department at the shipyard of Ferrol in the projects Buque Juan Carlos I (Spanish Navy) // ALHD Ships (Australian Navy) // Frigate F105 (Spanish Navy) (2005-2013)

 

Manuel Ignacio Pérez. Manager I+D+I of Windar Renovables


Higher Industrial Engineer from the University of Oviedo specialized in Industrial Organization and Lean methodology. Since the beginning of his career he has been linked to the Daniel Alonso Group, holding positions of responsibility in national and international plants. He is currently responsible for Process Engineering at Windar Renovables.

Manuel Ignacio Pérez. Manager I+D+I of Windar Renovables


Higher Industrial Engineer from the University of Oviedo specialized in Industrial Organization and Lean methodology. Since the beginning of his career he has been linked to the Daniel Alonso Group, holding positions of responsibility in national and international plants. He is currently responsible for Process Engineering at Windar Renovables.

José Miguel PINHEIRO. Project manager, WindFloat Atlantic 


José started working for the turbine supplier Vestas Wind Systems in 2007 and held several positions in different regions during the three and a half years he spent at the company.

In 2011 he joined the EDPR team where he began his career in Madrid as a senior technical support engineer, collaborating with the operations and maintenance, construction and business initiatives departments. Shortly thereafter, he began working as head of operations and maintenance for the company’s global technical management. In this position, he helped to build a bridge between the main operating platforms of the company (Europe and North America) and to improve the processes and practices between them.

He moved to Scotland in 2013 to collaborate in the development of the current Moray West offshore wind farm, first as head of wind turbines and substructures and, later, as technical coordinator of the project.

In April 2017, José assumed his current position as project manager for WindFloat Atlantic.

Filip Meuleman. Business Development


1995 : PHD electrotechnical engineering – University of Ghent (Belgium) and University of Porto (Portugal)

Current position : Sr. Business Developer Offshore Wind in Engie (based in Belgium),

Worked 13 years for the Belgian TSO (Transmission System Operator) in different positions, starting from project manager to grid development portfolio manager

Since 2008 in active in Engie as Sr. Business Developer for renewable projects (wind), first onshore wind projects and since 2011 also in offshore wind (e.g. Mermaid project in Belgium).

Since 2015 Technical Manager in WindPlus for the project development phase of the WindFloat Atlantic project

Since end 2017 Construction Director in WindPlus for the WindFloat Atlantic project.

Member of the Board of Belgian Offshore Platform (BOP)

Filip Meuleman. Business Development


1995 : PHD electrotechnical engineering – University of Ghent (Belgium) and University of Porto (Portugal)

Current position : Sr. Business Developer Offshore Wind in Engie (based in Belgium),

Worked 13 years for the Belgian TSO (Transmission System Operator) in different positions, starting from project manager to grid development portfolio manager

Since 2008 in active in Engie as Sr. Business Developer for renewable projects (wind), first onshore wind projects and since 2011 also in offshore wind (e.g. Mermaid project in Belgium).

Since 2015 Technical Manager in WindPlus for the project development phase of the WindFloat Atlantic project

Since end 2017 Construction Director in WindPlus for the WindFloat Atlantic project.

Member of the Board of Belgian Offshore Platform (BOP)