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28 May ZH Renewable energy transition and decarbonization of industrial processes – the actors behind

Energy Club, Zurich / 18:00 - 20:00

Dear Alumni, Dear Alumnae,
Join us in Zurich for an exclusive Energy dinner with ABB, one of the leading actors in the electrification of the global economy! Take a dip into the often-overlooked challenges of electrification, expand your understanding of how the electric systems work, and what role of some of the key hardware components behind large scale electrification play, in non-technical terms. This intimate gathering – 30 guests only – promises enlightening learning and networking opportunities. We look forward to welcoming you.

Renewable energy transition and decarbonization of industrial processes – the actors behind
Tuesday 28 May, 2024

Dr Scheuer will share his unique insights behind the challenges of the renewable energy transition and the decarbonization of industrial processes, exemplified on some of ABB areas of strength:

*High power electronics, as a key enabler of the renewable energy transition and electrification

*Offshore wind technologies    

Industrial electric heating

Dr. Gerald Scheuer
Former Head of Global R&D at ABB 
Gerald was the Head of Global R&D until December 2023. He is currently Principle Technical Consultant with ABB Switzerland and the Insitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE) and brings 25 years of experience with ABB in power electronics and electrical devices. He was lecturer at ETH for over 15 years. He holds a degree in electrical engineering (equivalent M.Sc.) from Technical University Karlsruhe, Germany and a Ph.D. in Power Electronics from ETH Zurich.
Marco Montefiori, MBA’05J
President, INSEAD Energy Club Switzerland

Marco brings over 30 years of professional experience spanning from startups, as founder, board mamber and investor; to large global private and governmental corporations in energy, as senior global energy executive, covering governance roles; and philanthropic organizations, as board member and founder. He is currently Managing Partner of Payflow Digital, a fintech startup.

18:00 door open
18:20 beginning of presentation
18:50 debate begins
20:00 end of the event
Key Facts
When: Tuesday 28 May, 2024 at 18:00-20:00 CET
Where: Bluelion, Josefstrasse 219, 8005 Zürich
Tickets : CHF 45 NAA Members (paid-up) // CHF 60 Alumni non-members and guests.

Registration closes 24 hours before the event.

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Ursula Teubert, EMBA D12, INSEAD Energy Club CH
Marco Montefiori, MBA J05, President INSEAD Energy Club CH



May 28
18:00 - 20:00
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