Andrea Voigt was appointed Director General of EPEE, the voice of the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump industry (HVACR) in Europe, in 2009. Headquartered in Brussels and dedicated to creating favorable framework conditions for the development and deployment of sustainable technologies, EPEE represents leading manufacturers as well as associations from Europe, Asia and North America.
Voigt’s experience in the HVACR industry spans over two decades with a strong focus on energy efficiency, renewable energies and climate related topics. Under her leadership, EPEE has become one of the leading HVACR industry trade associations on a European and global level, partnering with UN Environment (UNEP) on several projects, working with international initiatives such as the Cool Coalition and the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and leading the CountOnCooling Campaign for sustainable cooling.
She is a member of ASHRAE, the German engineers’ society DKV and a Board member of the EU Coalition for Energy Savings, a leading cross-sectoral association advocating for a stronger focus on energy efficiency.
A German national, Voigt is fluent in English and French, holding degrees in public administration (MPA), applied linguistic science (MA) and marketing (CIM).