Presidency Team

Magnus Hall


Mr. Hall is President and CEO of Vattenfall AB as per 1 October 2014. In the period 1985 until 2014, Mr. Hall kept various positions at stock listed group Holmen, lately as President and CEO 2004-2014. He holds MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management at the Linköping University and studied as a Fulbright scholar at Georgetown University, USA. Mr Hall is chairman of the Swedish media group NTM.

Pat O'Doherty

Vice President

Pat O'Doherty was appointed Chief Executive of ESB in 2011, and appointed to the ESB Board in 2013. Previous to this, he headed up each of ESB's main businesses as Executive Director ESB International, Managing Director ESB Networks Ltd. and Executive Director ESB Power Generation. Mr O'Doherty holds a primary and masters degree in Engineering from University College Dublin (UCD) and completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School. He is a past trustee of The Conference Board of the United States, Director of Energy UK and Chair of the Apprenticeship Council of Ireland.


Leonhard Birnbaum

Vice President

Leonhard Birnbaum joined RWE AG in 2008 and was appointed to the Board of Management the same year. He served as Chief Strategy Officer and as RWE Group’s Chief Commercial Officer until 2013. Since then, Leonhard Birnbaum has been a member of the Board of Management of E.ON SE. Initially in charge of trading and decentralised solutions, he later served as Chief Commercial and Chief Regional Officer and Chief Operating Officer Networks & Renewables. Currently he is responsible for the innogy integration project, Renewables, Sustainability & HSE and PreussenElektra GmbH.