Miriam Maes has been appointed non executive chairman of the Sabien Technology Group with immediate effect.
Mrs Maes has worked in the energy sector since 2002, initially as a member of Texas Utilities' (TXU) European Executive and then as coo of EDF Energy's non-regulated Distribution Networks business.
In 2007, she became ceo of Foresee and in 2010 was appointed as delivery advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and as a member of the Ministerial Working Group on Energy Efficiency for the public sector. She then became advisor to the new Energy Efficiency Deployment Office (EEDO) within the DECC until March this year.
Mrs Maes is a non-resident Climate and Energy Program Fellow of the prominent think-tank The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), with a particular remit on energy efficiency, decentralised energy and transmission/ distribution networks as part of GMF's Energy Transition Forum.
She is also currently a non-executive director of the Euronext listed and BELPEX company ELIA Group (Belgium), the Belgian and part German Transmission and Distribution System Operator and of Assystem (France).