Work Experience 

 

HYDROGENICS (Oevel, Belgium)

www.hydrogenics.com

International Business Development Manager Power-to-Gas

September 2014 - Present

 

Business Development in the field of hydrogen production from renewables via water electrolysis process (Alkaline and PEM technologies).

Project coordination "Power-to-Gas Roadmap Study for Flanders"

 

 

IKAROS SOLAR (Gembloux & Schoten, Belgium)

www.ikaros-solar.eu

Sales Manager Wallonie - Bruxelles

August 2011 - August 2014

 

Regional sales office management: B2C sales team management, start-up B2B activities, B2B Business development

Main achievements: reorganization of the office, work optimization, creation of new internal tools: i-Offer, communication and marketing activities (newsletters, fairs, brochures, presentations), Business Development

 

 

SUNSWITCH (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)

www.sunswitch.be
Sales Director

July 2009 – April 2011(1 year and 9 months)

 

Managing the Sales & Marketing Department (10 sales + 3 assistants)

 

Main achievements: sales objectives reached (5 MWp sold in 2010 vs. 2.5 MWp in 2009), review of market positioning (as Premium actor) and brand creation, review of product and service mix, new marketing activities (fairs, open days...), review of all communication channels, business development (residential, agriculture and industrial customers), creation of the PV simulator, edition of "L'E-book pour réussir votre projet photovoltaïque"

 


EUROPEAN PHOTOVOLTAIC INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (Brussels, Belgium)

www.epia.org
Economist

Aug.  2008 – July 2009 2009 (11 months)

 

Analysis of the PV market, updating and creation of statistics related to market development, elaboration of market scenarios (competitiveness vs. grid parity analysis), building  PV industry intelligence, follow-up of EU and national legislation (policy database), participation in different international working groups on PV, presentation at international conferences, EU Projects coordination

 

Main achievements: SET FOR 2020 project  (12% of PV electricity by 2020 in EU), PV-EMPLOYMENT (EC project), EPIA Market Outlook 2013, EPIA Market Workshop 2009, PV Investment Conference 2009

 


ENERGIE FACTEUR 4 (Wavre, Belgium)

www.ef4.be
Photovoltaic  facilitator for the Walloon Region

May 2006 – Aug. 2008 (2 years and 4 months)

 

Technical, financial and administrative follow-up of 15 PV pilot projects , single point of information in Wallonia for PV (technical, legal and financial aspects), many presentations to all kind of audience (residential, industry, PV installers, electricians, politicians, students, ...), consultant for the Walloon Government

 

Main achievements: 10 PV projects realized (+/- 50 kWp installed on public buildings), information website www.ef4.be, many (>200) oral presentations, organisation of the Solwatt Tour

 

 


 

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Keywords: Renewables, Energy, Photovoltaic, Biomass, Sales, Marketing, Communication, Business Development, General management, Project management

 

 

Denis THOMAS

Dynamic Professional in Renewable Energy