Supervisory Board

Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart (Chairman)

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Management Committee and member of the Strategy and Engineering Committee

Dr Wolfgang Ziebart studied Mechanical Engineering, later also completing a doctorate in the subject at the Technical University of Munich. He joined BMW AG in 1977, assuming numerous positions over the course of his career there, ultimately advancing to that of Management Board member responsible for development and procurement. In 2000, he was appointed to the Management Board of Continental AG, where he was initially responsible for the company’s brake and electronics business and later advanced to become Deputy Chairman of the Management Board. Between 2004 and 2008, Dr Ziebart was Chief Executive Officer at Infineon AG, where his responsibilities included overseeing the spin-off of the company’s memory chip business. He later moved to Jaguar Land Rover Automotive to assume the position of Director Group Engineering.

Dr Ziebart is Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Management Committee and member of the Strategy and Engineering Committee. He is also a member of the Supervisory Boards of ASML Holding N.V. in the Netherlands and of Autoliv, Inc. in Sweden.

Juan Muro-Lara Girod (DC)

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, member of the Management Committee and member of the Audit Committee; Head of Corporate Development & Investor Relations Acciona S.A.

Juan Muro-Lara holds a degree in Business Administration & Management from the Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF) in Madrid, Spain. He began his career working in accounting for Banco de España. Between 1990 and 1992, he served as Assistant to the CFO of Afisa S.A. He then went on to join the Investment Bank UBS, working at its London and Madrid offices before being appointed to the role of Executive Director. In 2005, he assumed his current position at the Acciona Group.

Mr Muro-Lara is Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and a member of both the Management Committee and the Audit Committee. He is also a member of the Supervisory Boards of the following Spanish companies: Compañía Trasmediterranea S.A., Acciona Energía Internacional S.A., Hijos de Antonio Barceló S.A., Acciona Global Renewables S.A., Bestinver Pensiones Entidad Gestora de Fondos de Pensiones S.A. and Bestinver Sociedad de Valores S.A.

Jan Klatten

Member of the Management Committee, Chairman of the Strategy and Engineering Committee; Managing Shareholder of momentum Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH

Jan Klatten studied Marine Engineering at the University of Hamburg and Business Administration at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He held management positions in the automotive industry over a period of 15 years before setting up his own business in 1991. Mr Klatten is Managing Director of momentum Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, momentum-capital Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, momentum infra2 GmbH, momentum infra 4 Verwaltungs GmbH and Ventus Fonds Verwaltungs GmbH.

He is also Chairman of the Strategy and Engineering Committee and a member of the Supervisory Board’s Management Committee. Furthermore, Mr Klatten is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of asturia Automotive Systems AG.

Connie Hedegaard

Member of the Audit Committee; Chairperson of the OECD Round Table on Sustainable Development

Connie Hedegaard holds a Master of Science degree in History and Literature. She was a member of the Danish Parliament between 1984 and 1990 and between 2005 and 2010, and also served as Danish Minister for the Environment (2004 – 2007), then as Minister of Climate and Energy (2007 – 2009). From 2010 to 2014 she was the European Commissioner for Climate Action. She is currently Chairperson of the OECD Round Table on Sustainable Development and, since 2015, has also chaired the KR Foundation, an international environmental organization.

Since fall 2016, she has been a member of the Volkswagen AG Sustainability Advisory Board. Since February 2017, she has also chaired the Management Board of Aarhus University and the Administrative Council of CONCITO, a Copenhagen-based think tank working in the field of greenhouse gas reduction.

Ms Hedegaard is a member of the Supervisory Board’s Audit Committee and a member of the Administrative Council of Danish company Danfoss A / S.

Rafael Mateo Alcalá

Member of the Strategy and Engineering Committee; CEO Acciona Energía S.A.U.

Rafael Mateo studied Industrial Engineering at the School of Industrial Engineering of the University of Zaragoza, Spain, gaining a degree with distinction in 1982. In 1987, he went on to additionally complete a General Management Programme at the IESE Business School and, in 1995, a Management Programme at the INSEAD Business School. He began his professional career in 1982 at the Spanish utility company Endesa, holding numerous management positions until his departure in 2009. Among these was the role of Managing Director of endesa Chile, which he assumed in 2005, and that of CEO of endesa latinoamerica S.A, which he assumed subsequently and held until 2009. In 2010, he joined the Acciona Group. He began his career with the company as Managing Director of Acciona Energía and, in 2013, was appointed CEO of the Acciona Group, a position he still holds today.

Mr Mateo is a member of the Supervisory Board’s Strategy and Engineering Committee. He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Acciona Energía International, Spain, and a member of several administrative bodies of other Acciona Group subsidiaries.

Martin Rey

Chairman of the Audit Committee; lawyer and managing shareholder of Maroban GmbH and Babcock & Brown GmbH

Martin Rey studied Law in Bonn and Business Administration at the University of Hagen. He then joined Bayerische Vereinsbank AG, later to become Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG, where he was to hold numerous management positions, most recently that of member of the Group Executive Management Board. Thereafter, Mr Rey was appointed member of the Board of Directors, responsible for the European region, at Sydney-based global investment and consulting company Babcock & Brown. He was also a member of the board at Knight Infrastructure B.V. and the Chairman of Sword Infrastructure I B.V., a Board Member of Brisa AutoEstradas de Portugal S.A., the Chairman of Renerco Renewable Energy Concepts AG, a Board Member of debis AirFinance B.V. and Deputy Chairman of the export credit agency AKA Ausfuhrkredit-Gesellschaft mbH. Today, he also works as an Industrial Advisor for EQT Partners Infrastructure Fund, Sweden, and as member of the Investment Committee at IST Investmentstiftung für Personalvorsorge, Switzerland. He is also lawyer and managing shareholder of the companies Maroban GmbH and Babcock & Brown GmbH, both based in Traunstein.

Mr Rey is Chairman of the Supervisory Board’s Audit Committee. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Kommunalkredit Austria AG and of the Board of Directors of BayWa r.e. LLC, USA.