Ella Stengler has been the Managing Director of CEWEP (the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants) since July 2003. CEWEP is the European Umbrella Association of the operators of Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Plants and has offices in Germany and Brussels. Before that she was the Managing Director of the German WtE association ITAD and previously she headed AGS, a public-private partnership organisation dealing with hazardous waste and waste shipments. She studied law in Germany and France.
Ella is dealing with European policy and legislation on waste, environment, energy, sustainability, pollution prevention, sustainable finance etc. Current priorities are the European Green Deal, particularly the Circular Economy and its Implementation, European Energy Policies including the Renewable Energy Directive, the EU’s Climate Law and long-term greenhouse gas reduction vision for 2050, and the Interface between Chemicals, Products and Waste.
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Mr Clerens studied law at the University of Saarbrücken and the University of Mainz. Since 1996, he has worked as a consultant for a private company specialising in European Affairs in Brussels. In his capacity as Brussels Representative of different European associations, he has been involved in the energy and climate field since 2003.
He is Secretary General of ESWET - the association of the European Suppliers of Waste-to-Energy since February 2008.