Photo: From left: Raffaele Rossi, Policy Analyst, Naomi Chevillard, Policy Advisor and Mariano Guillen, Policy Advisor.

SolarPower Europe welcomes 3 new team members

By: James Watson, CEO

Three new experts have recently joined the SolarPower Europe team and so we offer a warm welcome to Naomi Chevillard, Policy Advisor, Mariano Guillen, Policy Advisor and Raffaele Rossi, Policy Analyst.



Photo: Raffaele Rossi, Policy Analyst.

Raffaele comes from Padova, Italy, and holds a Master's degree in Environmental Management and Policy from Lund University in Sweden and Bachelo's degree in Business Economics from Ca' Foscari University of Venice in Italy. Joining SolarPower Europe as a Policy Analyst, he now works on market intelligence and data analysis for the Global Market Outlook. Additionally, he supports the Policy Team and is responsible for the Solar & Storage Task Force. Before joining SolarPower Europe, Raffaele worked at CSR Europe, focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals and the circular economy, and also has experience from the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, working on climate adaptation finance. Besides his native Italian, he speaks English, Spanish and Swedish.

Photo: Naomi Chevillard, Policy Advisor.

Naomi has a degree in International Affairs from Sciences Po Toulouse in France. Prior to joining SolarPower Europe, Naomi worked for the French TSO RTE in Brussels on the Clean Energy Package. At SolarPower Europe, Naomi is responsible for advocacy on the market design files of the Clean Energy Package, as well as following the Transport files, on which she coordinates SolarPower Europe's contribution to the Platform for Electro-mobility. Naomi is also leading the National Associations task force and contributes to the Solar Mobility, Solar and Storage, and the Solar and Digitalisation task force. As well as her native French, Naomi speaks English, Spanish and German.

Photo: Mariano Guillen, Policy Advisor.

Mariano holds an MBA in International Business Management from Menedes Pelayo International University (UIMP), as well as a Bachelor of Laws (B.B.L.) and Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) from the University of Murcia. Mariano has previously worked in European Affairs for the Spanish electric utility Iberdrola in Brussels and on Energy issues for the Trade Commission of the Embassy of Spain in the United States. At SolarPower Europe, Mariano is in charge of the Renewable Energy Directive, Governance Regulation and Energy Efficiency Directive files. He also leads the BIPV task force and supports the corporate sourcing policy activities through the RE-Source platform.  In addition to his native Spanish, Mariano also speaks English and French.