Anne Lapierre, partner, head of the energy for Paris and co-head of the Casablanca office at global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, has been reelected to the board of the French Wind Energy (FEE), France’s main wind energy trade organization, for the sixth time. Anne has been a member of this board for the past decade, contributing to the association’s strategic orientations alongside 19 members from major energy, financial and legal companies.
France Energie Eolienne is the main association for the wind energy sector in France. FEE aims at promoting and developing the sector by interacting with public and private stakeholders, politics and the media. The 300 members of the FEE have installed over 90% of the wind turbines installed in France and operate more than 85% of them.
Anne Lapierre commented:
“I am honoured to have been reelected to the board and strive to keep encouraging the development of wind energy with FEE. The projects we have carried out over the past 10 years have contributed to making the wind sector stronger, more efficient and more attractive. As a result, its share in the French energy mix is constantly growing.”
Over her career, Anne Lapierre has been involved in numerous innovative and first-in-country projects across France, North Africa, and sub-Saharan francophone Africa, and has gained particular experience of solar and wind power projects. Anne advises developers and industrial clients as well as investment funds and banks and is recognised by all French and foreign market players.
Anne’s other accolades include: Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers (Energy in 2014 and 2016 and Project Finance and development in 2015 and 2017); European Renewables Deal of the Year – Merkur, Project Finance International; Europe Women in Business Law Awards, IFLR. Anne is ranked Band 1 in Chambers and Partners for France, Energy and Natural Resources. In February 2017, Anne was ranked 15th among the 50 most remarkable lawyers in French- speaking Africa by Jeune Afrique, the most widely ready Pan- African magazine. She has recently been included in the prestigious international Women’s Power List Top 100 for her achievements and influence within the energy industry.
Anne Lapierre sits on the supervising board of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP and on the partnership committee of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein.
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Carole Guettier, Senior business development manager, Norton Rose Fulbright
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Charles Billiard, Communication executive, Norton Rose Fulbright
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About France Energie Eolienne
Founded in 1996, France Energie Eolienneis the main association for the wind energy sector in France. FEE aims at promoting and developing the sector by interacting with public and private stakeholders, politics and the media. The 300 members of the FEE have installed over 90% of the wind turbines installed in France and operate more than 85% of them.
For more information, see http://fee.asso.fr/