Professor Eicke Weber is Vice President of ISES and co-Chair of the European Solar Manufacturing Council ESMC. Till mid-2018 he was CEO of the Berkeley Alliance for Research in Singapore, BEARS. Till the end of 2016 he was Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and Professor for Physics / Solar Energy at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany. In 2015-17 he served as president of the Association of European Renewable Energy Research Centers EUREC. He served as founding president of the German Energy Storage Association BVES (2012-16), and is a member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech). He published more than 600 refereed papers, that were cited more than 35,000 times.