Geert Herman August Peeters

Executive Director

Geert Herman August Peeters

Member of Finance & General Committee
Group Director & Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer


Aged 57
Appointed on 1 January 2016


Expertise

  • CLP market experience
  • Company executive
  • Global market experience
  • Other listed board roles
  • Professional (Accounting / Engineering)
  • Related industry experience (Power)
  • Risk & compliance       

Titles, Qualifications and Education

  • Knight in the Order of King Leopold
  • Chartered Engineer (Belgium)
  • International Certified Professional Accountant
  • Executive business training, INSEAD Paris, France
  • Master of Science in electro mechanical engineering (hons. RUG Gent, Belgium)
  • Postgraduate degree in business and IT administration (HEC Brussels, Belgium)

Major Positions Held with the Group

Mr Peeters is the Group Director & Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer and is responsible for overseeing efforts to digitalise the Group’s operations and leading execution of corporate strategy.

Past Experience

Mr Peeters joined CLP in February 2014 and has been an Executive Director since January 2016. Before assuming his role as Group Director & Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer of CLP Holdings in April 2021, Mr Peeters was the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of CLP Holdings.

He has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining CLP, he was the Deputy CFO of the GDF Suez Group (now known as ENGIE) based in Paris and Executive Director and CFO of International Power plc, a ENGIE subsidiary formerly listed on the London Stock Exchange and part of the FTSE 100.  Mr Peeters was with GDF SUEZ from 1997 to 2013, gaining extensive experience in senior financial and operational roles in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America.

Mr Peeters also served on the boards of several other listed energy companies including E-CL (listed in Chile) and Glow Energy (listed in Thailand).

Before joining GDF SUEZ, Mr Peeters worked for KBC Bank in Brussels and New York and for Tractebel Energy Engineering at the Doel Nuclear Power Plant in Antwerp (Belgium).   He has served as a Reserve Officer in the Belgian Air Force.


Latest update: 1 April 2021

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