Europex, the 28 member not-for-profit association of European energy exchanges, has chosen Kari Ekelund Thørud, Chief Executive at Nord Pool, as a new Board Member.
Kari Ekelund Thørud, who has been CEO at the power exchange for nearly two years, brings nearly 20 years’ previous experience in the energy sector to Europex.
Accepting her election to the Europex Board, Kari commented: “I am delighted to be able to serve in Europex in the spirit of genuine working cooperation across businesses and regions which the association has established. These are times of transformational change for the energy sector and Europex has a central part to play in helping the wider industry to see and understand the broad benefits of well-functioning power markets. As a member of the Europex Board, I look forward to helping to meet that challenge.”
Europex represents the interests of exchange-based wholesale electricity, gas and environmental markets, focuses on developments of the European regulatory framework for wholesale energy trading and provides a discussion platform at European level.
About Nord Pool
Nord Pool, Europe’s leading power market, delivers efficient, simple and secure trading across Europe. The company offers day-ahead and intraday trading, clearing and settlement to customers regardless of size or location. Today 360 companies from 20 countries trade on Nord Pool’s markets.
Nord Pool operates markets in the Nordic and Baltic regions, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and the UK. Nord Pool is a Nominated Electricity Market Operator (NEMO) in 15 European countries, while also servicing power markets in Croatia and Bulgaria. In 2019 Nord Pool had a total turnover of 494 TWh traded power. The company has offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, London and Berlin.
Nord Pool has 25 years of power market experience built on offering flexibility, transparency, innovation, greater choice and participation to our customers.
Oslo, 15 April 2020
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