Alison Finch has been a non-executive Board member since March 2017 and became Vice President in July after securing most votes in a poll of SolarPower Europe members during the recent AGM.
The Chief Executive of SolarPower Europe, Dr James Watson said “We are delighted that Alison and Huawei are taking up such a strong presence and leading role in our association. I greatly appreciate the support and input of Alison in our contribution to a strong and dynamic market for solar power in Europe. Huawei has been a leading member in our association over the past few years and this appointment recognises their valued input.”
Alison Finch said, “I am very honoured and thrilled to take on the role of Vice President and I am looking forward to contributing to what I believe is a strong future for solar power in Europe. Huawei is fully committed to partnering with others in the industry to encourage innovation and accelerate the deployment of solar, which will help improve the lives of everyone in Europe and create a sustainable, clean environment.”
SolarPower Europe represents over 200 organisations active along the whole value chain, covering more than 35 European countries. SolarPower Europe has delivered numerous industry leading initiatives, such as the first Digital Solar report and the first Operations and Maintenance Best Practice Guidelines.
Alison Finch was appointed CMO of Huawei Solar Europe in June 2016. Prior to that she established the team that introduced the Huawei FusionSolar Smart PV Solution into the UK and has been an enthusiastic ambassador for the solar industry since 2010.