Frank WoutersDirector, EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network
Mr Frank Wouters is the Director of the “EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network” project, since December 2015. He has been leading renewable energy projects, transactions, and technology development for over 25 years and has played a lead role in development of renewable generation projects valued at over $4.5 billion. These range from small scale PV solar electrification in Uganda to the 100MW Shams I Concentrated Solar Plant (CSP) in the UAE, and strategic equity investment in the London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind project. Prior to joining the EU GCC Mr. Wouters was Deputy Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the first global intergovernmental organisation dedicated to all renewables, and was responsible for managing a US$350 million IRENA/Abu Dhabi Fund for Development project facility for RE. Qualified with a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Delft University, he is fluent in English and German, as well as Dutch.