Pierre Bornard

ENTSO-E & Med-TSO Vice President

Pierre BORNARD is currently the Deputy CEO of RTE, the French electricity Transmission System Operator. RTE's grid consists of over 100,000 kilometres of High Voltage links from 63 to 400 kV, it serves a peak load of over 100 000 MW and it is interconnected with 7 other European countries. Since the creation of Powernext SA (the French power and gas Exchange) in 2001, Pierre BORNARD has been the Chairman of the Board of this company. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of EPEX Spot SE (a 50-50 Joint Venture between Powernext and EEX AG operating the spot electricity market in France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria). In June 2013, Pierre BORNARD has been elected Chairman of the board of ENTSO-E, the network of European Transmission System Operators established in accordance to the new European legislation.