Executive Board
Executive Board
Executive Board

Diego Pavía

Chief Executive Officer

Diego Pavia has been CEO of EIT InnoEnergy since 2010. As a serial entrepreneur, he has created several companies during his career.

Bart de Beer

Chief Financial Officer

Bart has extensive experience in working with large multinationals, including Reed Elsevier and Cisco, where he held senior financial roles.

Elena Bou 2023

Elena Bou

Innovation Director

In 2010 Elena Bou co-founded InnoEnergy, and since 2011 she has also been the company’s Executive Board Member and Innovation Director.

Frank Gielen

Education Director

Frank has extensive experience with R&D in the telecommunication and software technology sector as well as in raising venture capital, university-industry collaborative research and spin-off creation.

Lowina Lundström

Lowina Lundström

CEO of EIT InnoEnergy Scandinavia

Lowina brings 25 years of experience in a wide variety of companies related to IT, Telecom and Energy.

Mikel Lasa

CEO of EIT InnoEnergy Iberia

Mikel has an extensive experience in bridging research, business and education within the renewable energy sector.

Marcin Wasilewski

CEO of EIT InnoEnergy Central Europe

Marcin Wasilewski took up the position of CEO at EIT InnoEnergy Central Europe in June 2022 to lead the fund’s operations in Central Europe.

Christian Müller

CEO of EIT InnoEnergy DACH Region

Prior to joining InnoEnergy, Christian dedicated almost 25 years to technology development at global corporations, such as Hoechst, ABB and Siemens AG.

Jacob Ruiter

CEO of EIT InnoEnergy Benelux

Jacob has held various positions in a wide variety of companies all related to energy. In his previous role he was the Director, Country Manager Energy Advisory of Benelux at DNV GL.

Karine Vernier

CEO of EIT InnoEnergy France

Karine brings over 20 years of experience in the global energy industry, having successfully led numerous programmes in the clean energy sector, notably with energy giants ENGIE and GRTgaz.