february, 2022

202217feb13:0014:00CEO Roundtable on “Can European Green Deal survive in the face of energy crisis?”13:00 - 14:00

Event Details

On behalf of Günther H. Oettinger, President of United Europe, we cordially invite you to this year’s first CEO Roundtable on Energy Policy, in cooperation with our corporate member Covalis Capital entitled “Can the European Green Deal survive in the face of energy crisis?”, taking place on 17th February from 13h00 – 14h00 (CET) at the Permanent Representation of the State Baden-Württemberg, Rue Belliard 60/62, 1040 Etterbeek in Brussels, followed by a seated lunch and the opportunity for further discussion.

On-site in Brussels, we will discuss the following points with high-level experts from the European energy industry:

The impact on energy transition, addressing the future of coal, gas, and renewables in the energy mix.
Taxonomy and the proposed inclusion of nuclear and gas as ‘transition fuels’. What does that mean for European CO2 targets and alternative energy?
A high-level debate between Germany and France on the appropriate source of energy.

Our panelists are:

Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans, and Fisheries
Leonhard Birnbaum, CEO and Chairman of the Board of management of E.ON SE
Armando Martínez, Business CEO of the Iberdrola Group
Markus Rauramo, CEO of Fortum
Michael Müller, Chief Financial Officer of RWE AG
Zach Mecelis, CIO Covalis Capital

The panel will be moderated by Günther H. Oettinger, President of United Europe.

If you want to participate on-site or online please contact us via


(Thursday) 13:00 - 14:00