Andrea Voigt was appointed Director General of EPEE, the voice of the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump industry in Europe, in 2009. Headquartered in Brussels, EPEE currently represents 48 companies as well as national and international associations from Europe, Asia and North America.
Under Voigt’s leadership, EPEE has become one of the leading associations of the sector on a global level. It is a member of several major European and international initiatives such as the CCAC (Climate and Clean Air Coalition), ICARHMA (international council of air-conditioning, refrigeration, heating manufacturers associations) and the Coalition for Energy Savings. It is also partnering UNEP in a project dedicated to help developing countries to prepare for the Kigali Amendment in the framework of the Montreal Protocol.
Prior to joining EPEE, Andrea Voigt has been working in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry for more than 20 years, holding functions in the fields of marketing, communication and public relations. She is passionate about the crucial role of cooling and refrigeration for life in today’s society and has dedicated her professional career to raising awareness and promoting sustainable cooling technologies in Europe and beyond.
A German national, Andrea is fluent in English and French, holding degrees in public administration (M.P.A), applied linguistic science (M.A.) and marketing (Oxford College of Marketing).