- Published: 19 June 2018 19 June 2018
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the trade association representing the global wind sector, has appointed Ben Backwell as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
He replaces Steve Sawyer, who joined GWEC as its first Secretary General in 2007. Sawyer will continue his work with GWEC as its Senior Policy Advisor. Ben Backwell joins GWEC from global advisory company FTI Consulting, where he was a Managing Director in its Clean Energy Practice.