Angel Alvarez Alberdi
Our Secretary General is in charge of the policy, administrative and budgetary management of the association. Angel represents the waste-based biodiesel industry vis-à-vis the European Commission, European Parliament, Member State authorities and other EU and international stakeholders such as UN bodies, NGOs and research institutes. He also prepares policy notes, position papers, legal advice and internal newsletters, and organizes and chairs internal meetings and represents the association in international conferences and events.
Angel has been the Secretary General of EWABA since the association’s creation in 2013. As of February 2024, Angel is head of the Brussels office of the global consultancy LLYC.
Previously Angel was a Senior Government Affairs Advisor at the law firm Mayer Brown for 12 years (2011-2023). Earlier in his career in Brussels Angel worked for the European Biodiesel Board, the global public affairs consultancy Brunswick Group and the Secretariat General of the European Commission.
A lawyer by training, Angel holds an MA in European Interdisciplinary Studies with a major in EU Governance from the College of Europe.