As part of its strategy to increase its transparency, ENTSO-E set up an independent Advisory Council in 2016. It is composed of the following members who have been nominated by European stakeholders:
Giles Dickson, RES Associations - Wind Europe; Eva Schmid, NGOs - Germanwatch / RGI; Juan José Alba Ríos, Eurelectric; Johannes Schulz, EFET; Michael Villa, SmartEn; Jochen Kreusel, T&D Europe; Wendel Trio, CAN Europe; Peter Claes, IFIEC; Walburga Hemetsberger, RES Associations - Solar Power Europe; Monique Goyens. BEUC - Citizens Advice; Rickard Nilsson, Europex; and Christian Buchel, DSO Associations – E.DSO The European Commission, the European Parliament and ACER have an Observer Status to Advisory Council meetings.
The Advisory Council will make publicly available recommendations on ENTSO-E’s work programme and deliverables that the association will then use in its decision-making and policy development. The Advisory Council’s members have elected Giles Dickson from Wind Euope as its Chair and Eva Schmid from RGI as its Vice-Chair.