THORE SEKKENES MSc, MBA
EBA 250 Programme Director Industry
European Battery Alliance
Thore Sekkenes has 30 years of experience at management positions in system business related to electric power conversion within ABB and Bombardier Transportation.
He has consistently been working with technologies enabling the transformation to sustainability in the power and transport sectors.
Thore joined InnoEnergy February 2019 and leads the EBA 250 with the responsibility to develop the European battery industry.
Various positions 1987-2018, examples:
- Consortium Project Manager for delivery of rolling stock for Gardermoen Airport Shuttle 1998-2001
- Division Manager Electric Propulsion and Control systems for trains, Sweden 2015-2018
- Managing Director, Bombardier Transportation Sweden AB, 2016-2018
WW Marketing and Sales Manager ABB FACTS Division 2005-2009
(FACTS=Flexible AC Transmission Systems, Reactive power control for high power transmission lines)