EUDCA BOARD

Michael Winterson

Chairman

Managing Director, Equinix Services Ltd

Michael is Managing Director Equinix Services and director of the London Equinix office.

At Equinix Michael is responsible for building a business development team to enhance the sales and marketing performance within Equinix.

Within the EUDCA Michael is Chair of the Policy Committee and is dedicated to promoting the data centre industry and its benefits to the European Union.

Laurens van Reijen

Treasurer

Managing Director at LCL Belgium

Laurens is Managing Director of LCL Data Centres in Brussels, Belgium.

Under his guidance LCL Data Centres have taken three empty data centres in the Brussels metropolitan area and transformed them into successful carrier neutral colocation facilities.

Laurens is the Treasurer of the EUDCA and, within that role is responsible for ensuring that the finances of the organisation are reported promptly and accurately to both the Board of Directors and to the membership as a whole.

Alex Rabbetts

Managing Director

Corozon DC & Security Consultancy

Alex is an independent consultant providing consultancy to an international client base on aspects of data centre operation and on marketing and messaging.

With over 30 years of experience in data centre design, build, operation and marketing. Alex is an evangelist for sustainable data centre design and operation and advocates that data centres are beneficial for the environment and an important tool in addressing the climate crisis.

Alex is Managing Director of the EUDCA and responsible for the day-to-day operation of the association.

Lex Coors

Policy Committee Chair

Chief Datacenter Technology and Engineering Officer, Interxion

Chief Data Center Technology and Engineering Officer at Interxion based in Hoofddorp, Netherlands.

Lex is also a visiting Professor at the University of East London.

Lex has supervised the design, build of over 70 data centres and developed close to 600,000m2 of gross space with over 300,000m2 of net space across Western Europe and Africa. Over the past 30 years he has built exceptionally strong credentials in the design of versatile, cost-effective and energy-efficient data centre infrastructure.

Lex brings his strong mechanical engineering knowledge to the Board of Directors along with his experience of data centre business.

Andrew Harrison

Techincal Committee Chair

Business Leader at Arup

With over 30 years in the industry, Andrew is extremely experienced in the design and project management of data centre, high specification, science, industrial and transportation projects throughout the world.

He is committed to integrated thinking, technical excellence, sustainable development and carbon emission reduction, encouraging innovation and challenging the norm. He is currently based in London, following periods in New York and Hong Kong.

Andrew is Chair of the Technical Committee of the EUDCA and is responsible for the production and promotion of Technical Papers produced by the association.

Philip Low

Board Member

Managing Director, Headwind Consultants

Philip is Managing Director of Headwind Consultants, a specialist consultancy that brings extensive market know how and expertise geared to attracting investment in the development of international hubs, data and business parks and mission critical projects, as well as market insight, assessing enterprise demand and business opportunities, marketing and international market entry.

Philip is an entrepeneur and internet executive focused on data centre, edge and digital infrastructure investment, location and green tech.

Philip created and grew BroadGroup to be the internationally recognised specialist events organisation before it was acquired by Euromoney Global Ltd

Matthew Baynes

Board Member

Colocation & Telco Segment 
Director at Schneider Electric

Matthew is Vice President, Design & Construction Partners, Cloud & Service Provider Segment at Schneider Electric and a Board Member of the EUDCA.

Matthew has been part of the Schneider Electric team for 14 years and has held roles including Enterprise Sales Director, Data Centre Strategy and Business Director UKI and Colocation and Telco Segment Director, Global Solutions.

Matthew is widely respected within the industry and brings his wealth of experience to the Board of Directors.

Matt Pullen

Board Member

Managing Director Europe, CyrusOne

Matt is EVP and Managing Director Europe at CyrusOne and a Board Member of the EUDCA.

Matt is responsible for driving the growth of CyrusOne’s European portfolio and delivering the very best in data centre excellence to its customers.

Previously Matt was Managing Director at Zenium Technology Partners and, prior to that, Head of Global Corporate Services, EMEA at CBRE.

Matt brings his experience and knowledge to the Board of Directors.