Geert Peeters, Group Director and Chief Financial Officer of CLP Holdings, shares more on how investments, robust infrastructure, innovation and smart technology play crucial roles in bringing about a sustainable energy future.
Mr Peeters has been the Group Director & Chief Financial Officer since 1 April 2014. He was appointed Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of CLP Holdings with effect from 1 January 2016 with additional responsibility for Group business development oversight.
Mr Peeters has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining CLP, he was the Deputy Chief Financial Officer of GDF SUEZ (now known as ENGIE) Group based in Paris. 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. He also served as the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of International Power plc, a GDF SUEZ subsidiary listed on the London Stock Exchange and part of the FTSE 100 index until July 2012. 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.
Mr Peeters is currently a member of the CNBC Global CFO Council and the International Integrated Reporting Council ("IIRC").
Mr Peeters, a Knight in the Order of King Leopold, has a Master of Science in electro mechanical engineering (hons. RUG Gent, Belgium), a postgraduate degree in business and IT administration (HEC Brussels, Belgium) and attended executive business training at INSEAD Paris, France. He is an International Certified Professional Accountant.