Managing Director VDMA Power Systems VDMA Spokesman for Energy Policy
Matthias Zelinger, born in 1968, was appointed Managing Director VDMA Power Systems* and VDMA Spokesman for Energy Policy in March 2015. Matthias was also nominated Deputy Managing Director of FVV, VDMA´s Research Association for Combustion Engines and Turbines, in January 2016.
In June 2016, Matthias joined the Board of WindEurope.
Prior to his current positions, Matthias held several other positions in VDMA. He joined the Association in 2002 taking over the responsibility for the divisions Process Gas Compressor and Compressed Air Technology. Between 2007 and 2015 he was in charge of the Thermal Turbine and Power Plant activities, and he was Secretary General of the European Industry Association EUTurbines until 2014.
Before joining VDMA, Matthias held an executive position in the special-purpose engineering sector.
Matthias holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
* VDMA is the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association representing more than 3,200 companies in 37 trade associations.
The trade association VDMA Power Systems represents the interests of manufacturers of wind and water turbines, thermal turbines as well as engine power plants. VDMA Power Systems serves as an information and communication platform for all topics of the industry such as energy policy, legislation, market analysis, measurement, standardization and public relations.