PYA appoints new CEO

PYA has announced the appointment of a new CEO, Christophe Bourillon. Bourillon will take over from Andy Crawford, current CEO, who is set to retire at the end of 2020.

Christophe Bourillon
Christophe Bourillon

Bourillon comes to the PYA with an impressive background in business development and strategic planning on an international level. During his career, he has specialised in heading up associations and has a wealth of experience in managing, developing and expanding their membership numbers, reach and influence on the world stage.

Bourillon’s previous roles include manager of the World Coal Association, CEO of the European Wind Energy Association, director of the World Nuclear Association and, most recently, executive director of the Federation of Science Journalists. He has been active on the international policy making scene and participated in the negotiations of the UN Convention on climate change for more than fifteen years.

Christophe Bourillon
Christophe Bourillon

The PYA Board is delighted that Bourillon has agreed to join the team. The association is on the cusp of exciting times and it expects to see Bourillon make huge strides forward to the next stage of development and influence.

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