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Elia System Operator NV (ELI.BR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Claude Gregoire

2017 Interim Chairman of the Board

Chris Peeters

2015 Chairman of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer

Catherine Vandenborre

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Committee

Peter Michiels

2017 Member of the Management Committee, Chief Human Resources & Internal Communication Officer

Markus Berger

54 2015 Member of the Management Committee, Chief Infrastructure Officer

Patrick De Leener

2017 Member of the Management Committee, Chief Customers, Market & System Officer

Frederic Dunon

Member of the Management Committee, Chief Assets Officer

Pascale Fonck

2016 Member of the Management Committee, Chief Officer External Relations

Ilse Tant

2017 Member of the Management Committee, Chief Public Acceptance Officer

Gregory Pattou

2011 Secretary General

Cecile Flandre

2013 Director

Philip Heylen

2011 Director

Luc Hujoel

66 2014 Director

Dominique Offergeld

Director

Rudy Provoost

57 2017 Director

Geert Versnick

60 2017 Director

Michel Alle

2016 Independent Director

Luc De Temmerman

62 2014 Independent Director

Frank Donck

52 2014 Independent Director

Bernard Gustin

2017 Independent Director

Miriam Maes

2017 Independent Director

Jane Murphy

50 2010 Independent Director

Saskia Van Uffelen

2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Claude Gregoire

Mr. Claude Gregoire has been Interim Chairman of the Board of Elia System Operator N.V. since 2017. He was Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company from June 26, 2014. Prior to that, he was Director at the Company from 2004. He is Member of the Company's Remuneration Committee.

Chris Peeters

Prof. Dr. Chris Peeters has been Chairman of the Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer of Elia System Operator N.V. since July 6, 2015. From February 2012 to June 2015 he was Director Europe/Africa/Middle-East/Russia for the Business Consulting division at Schlumberger. Between January 1998 and February 2012 he was Partner at McKinsey&Company and from April 1996 and January 1998 he acted as Sales & Technical Manager Benelux/Northern France/Czech Republic at Hoogovens Aluminum. Moreover, from November 1991 to April 1996 he was Co-Founder of Altro Steel and served as independent construction engineer between August 1989 and November 1991. He holds M.Sc. degree in Engineering from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (1989).

Catherine Vandenborre

Mrs. Catherine Vandenborre has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Committee of Elia System Operator N.V. since 2014. Prior to that, she was Member of the Management Committee, Chief Corporate Officer and Acting Chief Financial Officer from September 4, 2013 and Member of the Management Committee and Chief Corporate Officer at the Company from July 1, 2012. She previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Belpex. In 2011 she joined the Management Board of the APX-Endex group. Prior to her career at the Company, she worked as auditor at Coopers & Lybrand and controller at OCCH. She is Member of the Boards and Chairwoman of the audit committees of Eurogrid International and Contassur. She is also Independent Member of the Board of Proximus. She holds a degree in Business Economics from the UCL as well as degrees in tax law and management of financial risks. She attended the International Executive Program at Insead.

Peter Michiels

Markus Berger

Mr. Markus Berger has been Member of the Management Committee and Chief Infrastructure Officer at Elia System Operator N.V. since 2015. Prior to that, he was Member of the Management Committee, Chief Officer Asset Management and Chief Officer Infrastructure Development of the Company. He earned his degree in Civil Electromechanical Engineering from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and in 2002 he earned executive Master's degree in Management and Business Administration from the Ecole de Commerce E. Solvay (Solvay Business School). He began his career in 1988 with Laborelec as System Engineer and in 1996 was appointed Project Engineer at Electrabel. He joined the organization that was put in place in 1999 to prepare the creation of Elia (June 2001) and from 2001 to 2002 was in charge of the Maintenance Services for the Southern part of the country. From 2002 to 2003 he was Head of the Sales Department. From 2004 to end October 2008 he was Chief Officer Grid Services. As from November 2008 he heads Elia Engineering. He also sits on the Investment Committee of Eurogrid International, the holding company created by Elia and Industry Fund Management for their joint acquisition of 50Hertz. Mr. Berger is also a Board Member of UWE (Union Wallonne des Entreprises), UWEL (Union Wallone des Entreprises de Liege), Bemas, Ampacimon and the CIGRE association.

Patrick De Leener

Mr. Patrick De Leener has been Member of the Management Committee, Chief Customers, Market & System Officer of Elia System Operator N.V. since February 1, 2017. A qualified civil engineer, Mr. De Leener's career began in 1988 at Intercom, where he was responsible for medium and low voltage electricity distribution in the Brussels-Capital Region. He moved to Tractebel in 1990 and worked as a Project Engineer for the next nine years. He then took on the role of Key Account Manager at CPTE/Elia for energy intensive industry and DSOs in the Region of Flanders. He was one of Elia's first employees, becoming Head of Market Mechanisms & Tariffs in 2002, before serving as Head of Grid Services Areas Nord (2004- 2007), Head of National Control Centre (2007-2010) and, lastly, Head of Energy Management (2011-2012). He spent almost four years (2013-2016) as CEO of Coreso, the technical coordination centre for the high-voltage electricity system in Central West Europe, in which Elia is shareholder.

Frederic Dunon

Mr. Frederic Dunon is Member of the Management Committee and Chief Assets Officer at Elia System Operator N.V. He has been Chief Operations, Maintenance & Methods Officer of the Company since January 2014. He began his career at Hewlett Packard, working in the Consulting Department. In 2001, he joined Elia at the Brussels Regional Control Centre. He has been in charge of Program Management for three years and Grid Development for five years. During this period he represented Elia on ENTSO-E’s System Development Committee (the European association of transmission system operators). He has been in charge of Grid Operation Management for one year. Mr. Dunon holds a civil engineering degree from ULB (Universite Libre de Bruxelles), a Master’s degree from the Solvay Business School and a Master’s degree in Energy from the EEI (European Energy Institute).

Pascale Fonck

Ilse Tant

Ms. Ilse Tant has been Member of the Management Committee, Chief Public Acceptance Officer at Elia System Operator N.V. since 2017. Prior to that, she was Member of the Management Committee and Chief Human Resources and Internal Communication Officer at the Company. She has been Chief Corporate Officer at the Company since January 2014. In this capacity she is responsible for the following departments: Legal, Public & Regulatory Affairs, Communications, Human Resources, Corporate & Social Responsibility, Permits, Property, Environment & Facilities. She previously ran the "Seagrids" projects: Stevin, the new 380-kV high-voltage line in the coastal region; Nemo, an interconnection with the UK; and the Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG). In 1997, she began her career as a lawyer at Stibbe, a Benelux law firm specialized in practicing international commercial law. She joined Elia as Senior Legal Advisor in 2002, served as Senior Regulatory Business Analyst from 2007 to 2009, and was then placed in charge of Permits, Environment and Property as Senior Manager from 2009 to 2013. Ms. Tant also ran the Belgian Electricity Exchange (BelPex) for 5 years, from 2005 to 2010. She took a middle management training programme at Vlerick Business School and holds a Master’s degree in law from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) and Northwestern University in Chicago. She also obtained a philosophy degree at the KUL.

Gregory Pattou

Cecile Flandre

Ms. Cecile Flandre has been Director of Elia System Operator N.V. since May 21, 2013. She has been Chief Financial Officer of Belfius Insurance. A mathematician and actuary, she has previously held various positions in the financial sector and in the supervision of insurance companies at the National Bank of Belgium.

Philip Heylen

Mr. Philip Heylen has been Director at Elia System Operator N.V. since August 25, 2011. He is Member of the Corporate Governance Committee at the Company.

Luc Hujoel

Mr. Luc Hujoel has been Director at Elia System Operator N.V. since May 20, 2014. He is Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee at the Company.

Dominique Offergeld

Ms. Dominique Offergeld has been Director at Elia System Operator N.V. She is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. She has a degree in economics and social science (specialization: public economics) from Notre Dame de Namur University. She has taken various extra-academic programmes, including the General Management Program at Cedep (INSEAD) in Fontainebleau (France). She started her career at Generale de Banque (now BNP Paribas Fortis) in the corporate finance department in 1988, and was subsequently appointed as specialist advisor to the vice-president and minister for economic affairs of the Walloon Region in 1999. In 2001 she became advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs. Between 2004 and 2005, she was deputy director of the office of the minister for energy, subsequently becoming general advisor to the SNCB holding company in 2005. She was Chief Financial Officer of ORES SCRL between 2008 and 2014. She was previously director of (among others) Publigas and government commissioner at Fluxys. She was also Chairwoman of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of SNCB. Since the end of October 2014 she has been Director of the Minister for Mobility’s Strategy Unit, with responsibility for Belgocontrol and the SNCB.

Rudy Provoost

Geert Versnick

Mr. Geert Versnick has been Director of Elia System Operator N.V. since 2017. He was Vice Chairman of the Board of Elia System Operator N.V. from June 26, 2014. He is Member of the Audit Committee at the Company.

Michel Alle

Luc De Temmerman

Dr. Luc De Temmerman has been Independent Director at Elia System Operator N.V. since May 20, 2014. He is Member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee at the Company.

Frank Donck

Mr. Frank Donck has been Independent Director of Elia System Operator N.V. since May 20, 2014. He is Member of the Corporate Governance Committee and Audit Committee at the Company.

Bernard Gustin

Miriam Maes

Ms. Miriam Maes has been Independent Director of Elia System Operator N.V. since 2017. She was Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company from June 26, 2014. Prior to that, she was Independent Director at the Company. She was Member of the Governance Committee of the Company.

Jane Murphy

Ms. Jane Murphy has been Independent Director of Elia System Operator N.V. since February 10, 2010. She has been Lawyer and has worked in a law firm in Lydian. She is Member of the Company's Corporate Governance Committee.

Saskia Van Uffelen

Ms. Saskia Van Uffelen has been Independent Director of Elia System Operator N.V. since May 20, 2014. She is Member of the Corporate Governance Committee and the Remuneration Committee at the Company.