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Meet the board

We are governed by a Board that comprises an international group of experts, bringing together high-level experience and different international perspectives of hydropower.

The current Board was elected in July 2017, with the new members taking up their positions in September 2017. They are elected for the period to September 2019.

Learn more about IHA Board elections.


  • Ken Adams 2017

    Ken ADAMS

    Ken Adams is president of the International Hydropower Association. He graduated as a civil engineer from the University of London in the UK...

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Chief Executive

  • Eddie RICH

    Eddie Rich became Chief Executive Officer of the International Hydropower Association (IHA) in September 2019.

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  • Richard Taylor September 2017

    Richard M. TAYLOR

    Richard M Taylor, a Fellow of the Energy Institute (UK), has been involved in the hydropower sector since 1985. He became...

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Vice presidents

  • Antoine BADINIER 2017

    Antoine BADINIER

    Antoine Badinier has been vice-president development of EDF Hydro Generation and Engineering since June 2014...

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  • Colin Clark 2017

    Colin CLARK

    Colin Clark is Chief Technical Officer of Brookfield Renewable. He is the senior executive providing global leadership of...

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  • Roger Gill 2017

    Roger GILL

    Roger Gill has over 40 years of experience in the renewable energy sector with a particular focus on hydropower. He has a civil engineering background...

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  • Lin Chuxue

    LIN Chuxue

    Lin Chuxue is responsible for international business at China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG)...

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  • Gil Maranhao 2017

    Gil MARANHÃO Neto

    Gil Maranhão Neto has been working in the Brazilian electricity sector since 1994, and for GDF Suez since 1996, where he is...

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Board members

  • Christine CANTIN 2017

    Christine CANTIN

    Christine Cantin has multidisciplinary professional experience. After graduating from Université Laval in 1990...

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  • Tammy Chu 2017

    Tammy CHU

    Tammy Chu is managing director of Entura, a power and water consulting firm that is part of the Hydro Tasmania Group...

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  • Mauro José CORBELLINI

    Mauro José Corbellini is an electrical engineer with more than 50 years of experience in the field...

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    Tron Engebrethsen has over 17 years of experience leading power generation at Statkraft...

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  • Awadh Giri 2017

    A. B. GIRI

    A.B. Giri is qualified in mechanical engineering and business management; he has over 45 years of experience....

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  • Moises Machava 2017

    Moisés MACHAVA

    Moisés Machava is an executive director of Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB), based in Mozambique. He is in charge of the technical field, covering hydropower generation and other support services areas...

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  • Kelly MALONE

    Kelly Malone serves as a partner and head of the Global Power Team at King & Spalding...

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  • Segomoco Scheppers

    Segomoco SCHEPPERS

    Segomoco Scheppers was elected as an IHA Board member in 2013, and is the general manager of Eskom Uganda...

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  • Sharbini Suhaili 2017

    Sharbini SUHAILI

    Sharbini Suhaili is Group CEO of Sarawak Energy, a state-owned corporation entrusted with the overall development...

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  • Oli Sveinsson 2017


    Dr Óli Sveinsson is the executive vice president of research and development at Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of...

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  • Evgeniy Tikhonov 2017

    Evgeniy TIKHONOV

    Evgeniy Tikhonov joined the IHA Board in September 2017. He is Chief Development and Strategy Director of EuroSibEnergo (ESE)...

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  • Uwe Wehnhardt 2017


    Uwe Wehnhardt is the President and CEO of Voith Hydro.

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