Gert De Block – Secretary General

Gert De Block is a Belgian national and has been the Secretary General of CEDEC since 1996. After previous work experience as financial analyst and consultant on management information systems, he has been in the public energy sector on Belgian & European level since 1992. Gert holds a master degree in economic sciences and an MBA in financial sciences.

E-mail: Gert.Deblock@cedec.com
Tel: +32 2 300.00.50

Marc Malbrancke – Coordinator Network Codes

Marc Malbrancke is a Belgian national and has been part-time working for CEDEC for 10 years. He is chair of the working group on network codes for electricity and does coordination work on EU level regarding the development and implementation of those codes. He supports the working groups gas and smart grids in CEDEC and is active on the DSO TSO relationship and all relevant common initiatives between DSOs and TSOs.

He has previous and current working experience in the electricity and gas sector on Belgian level within associations representing DSOs and TSOs.  Marc holds a master degree in industrial engineering, with specialisation in energy technology.    

E-mail: marc.malbrancke@cedec.com
Tel: + 32 2 237 11 07 

Catherine Biren – Office & Event Manager

Catherine Biren is Belgian and has been working for CEDEC since 2003. Prior to joining CEDEC, she worked as a SAP consultant (in Finance & Controlling) at Umicore and Henkel. Catherine holds a master’s degree in accounting and finance.

E-Mail: Catherine.Biren@cedec.com
Tel: +32 2 300.00.51

Andrea Przybyla - EU Policy Officer

Andrea Przybyla joined CEDEC in May 2019. Prior to joining CEDEC, she worked in the Brussels office of the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW) (as advisor on EU climate and environmental policy, renewable energies) and most recently in the Permanent Representation of Austria to the EU (as legal advisor). She has university degrees in Romance languages, International development, and European law and market integration.

E-Mail: andrea.przybyla@cedec.com
Tel: +32 2 300.00.52

Monica Di Pinti - EU Policy Officer

Monica Di Pinti joined CEDEC in October 2019. Prior to joining CEDEC, she worked in the Brussels office of Centrica plc, dealing with European Affairs and EU policy developments in energy, climate and digital. Before that, she had a work experience at Eurocities. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy.

E-Mail: monica.dipinti@cedec.com
Tel: +32 2 300.00.53