EUFORES Secretariat

Dr. Jan Geiss - Secretary General

Dr. Jan Geiss is Secretary General of EUFORES since September 2008. He was Managing Director of EUFORES from July 2006 until August 2008, and EUFORES Policy Advisor from May 2005 until June 2006.

2011-2014, he was the President of the Renewable Energy House a.s.b.l.

He received his PhD in the field of "renewable energy contracting - systemic energy services" and did his university degree in International Business and Cultural Studies. 1999-2012, he was Chair of the Board of the Sustainable Development Forum e.V., Germany.

Contact: jan.geiss@eufores.org Tel: +32-2-5461948

Virginia Petetti - Project & Communications Manager

Virginia Petetti is Project & Communications Manager at EUFORES since September 2021. She holds a M.A in Globalisation and Development Studies from Maastricht University, Netherlands and a B.A in Social Sciences focusing on Media Culture.  Prior to EUFORES she worked as Communications and Public Relations Intern at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) where she dealt with climate change mitigation and nature conservation. Her interest in the environmental field led to her engagement in the Climate Change movement (FFF) as Social Media Strategist, back in 2015 she volunteered as an environmental educator in an Indonesian school.

Contact: virginia.petetti@eufores.org Tel: +32-2-4001027