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:



Francisco Cobo (Spain)
On behalf of the company DELTAPUNT and the association AEDED


Past president

William Sinclair (United Kingdom)
On behalf of the company SAFEDEM and the association NFDC

Vice president

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


President International Committee and Treasurer

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

Vice president of the International Committee

Johan D’Hooghe (Belgium)
On behalf of the company RECYCLING ASSISTANCE  and the association CASO

Board member

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


Board member

Igor Kecskés-Maconkai (Sweden)
On behalf of the association BFB


Board member

Thomas Lück (Germany)
On behalf of the association DA

Board member

Kai Salmi (Finland)
On behalf of the association FDA

Board member

Dejan Bojovic (Serbia)
On behalf of the association SDA

Board member

David Darsey (United Kingdom)
On behalf of the association NFDC

Board member

Victor Kazakov (Russian Federation)
On behalf of the company CRUSHMASH GROUP and the association UDCA

Board member

John Duffy (Ireland)
On behalf of the association IADC

Board member

Michail Daktylidis (Greece)
On behalf of the association PEDMEDE

Secretary General

Jose Blanco (SPAIN)



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.