Cecapi is the European coordinating committee representing the Associations of Manufacturers of Electrical Installation Equipment within the member states of the European Union and the EFTA region. Cecapi was established in 1967. All activities are organized according to the rules of the Statutes and the By laws. The scope of CECAPI covers all the equipment and components for electrical installations for residential and commercial use. It includes, but is not limited to, components for electrical installations and appliances (such as plugs, sockets, boxes, switches, fuses), cable management systems, home and building electronic systems products, intercom and video-intercom, circuit breakers and residual current devices.

CECAPI represents nine national trade associations, in turn representing almost 500-member companies with a combined sales turnover of 16,1 Billion Euros and employing more than 120.000 employees.


The governance of CECAPI is based on the following bodies:

General Assembly 

Steering Committee

  • Proposes general policy
  • Implements the policy and the work program adopted by the General Assembly

Working Groups

  • Established to consider specific matters of common interest


  • Established to consider common matters with other associations

Secretary General

Oscar Querol 

  • Responsible for the administrative management of the association
  • Prepares, coordinates and follows up the meetings of the Steering Committee and the General Assembly


Matteo Gavazzeni 

  • Represent CECAPI vis-à-vis the political institutions and other stakeholders at high level