The government body of EDA is the General Assembly and the Board of Directors. The daily management of the association is executed by the Secretariat.

General Assembly

The General Assembly is the supreme governing body of the association, in which all the members are represented.  The regular meeting is held once a year, usually together with the Annual Convention.

Board of Directors

The Board is the governing body that manages and represents the interests of the association in accordance with the directives of the General Assembly. The Board meets usually every quarter.

The members of the Board of Directors are:



Stefano Panseri
On behalf of the company DESPE and the association NADECO (Italy)

Past president

Francisco Cobo

Vice president

Patrick Frye
On behalf of the company CARDEM and the association SEDDRe (France)


President International Committee and Treasurer

Johan D’Hooghe
On behalf of the company RECYCLING ASSISTANCE  and the delegate of Belgian contractors (Belgium)


Vice president of the International Committee

Igor Kecskés-Maconkai
On behalf of the company SANSPEC and the delegate of Swedish contractors (Sweden)


Board member

Kees de Groot
On behalf of the association VERAS (The Netherlands)

Board member

Pablo Budía
On behalf of the company DELTAPUNT and the delegate of the association AEDED (Spain)


Board member

Thomas Lück
On behalf of the association DA (Germany)

Board member

Kai Salmi 
On behalf of the association FDA  (Finland)

Board member

Dejan Bojovic
On behalf of the association SDA (Serbia)

Board member

Duncan Rudall
On behalf of the association NFDC (United Kingdom)

Board member

John Duffy
On behalf of the association IADC  (Ireland)

Board member

Michail Daktylidis
On behalf of the association PEDMEDE (Greece)

Board member

Thomas Kasper
On behalf of the association BRV (Austria)


The Secretariat of the association works to provide support to members, following the directives of the Board of Directors and acts on behalf of the European demolition industry with Public Administrations and other institutions.

The Secretariat manages the regular meetings within the association and also organizes the activities related to the industry.

The team of the Secretariat is provided by the company RABUSO, hired by EDA to take care of these tasks.

Secretary General

Jose Blanco (SPAIN)

On behalf of the association RABUSO