The Senior Vice President, Technology at Alstom Power Systems (Euronext: ALO), has been voted the most influential individual in the European power generation sector following a poll carried out by POWER-GEN Europe.

The poll, compiled by Aspectus, saw Charles Soothill voted number one by industry peers. Soothill has been active in developing technologies for efficiency, fuel flexibility and emissions reduction for over 25 years.
Charles Soothill
That list also saw prominent votes for Graham Cooley of ITM Power, Howard Johns, MD of Southern Solar as well as IEA chief economist Fatih Birol, Lothar Balling of Siemens and Taner Yildiz, Turkey’s minister for energy and natural resources.

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