Vincent Berrutto

Vincent Berrutto is the Head of Unit “Innovation, Research, Digitalisation, Competitiveness” at the European Commission Directorate General for Energy (DG ENERGY). His Unit aims to foster research, innovation and competitiveness in clean energy technologies, with the long-term goal to decarbonise Europe by 2050. Prior to this, Vincent Berrutto was heading the Unit in charge of […]

Hélène Chraye

French State Civil Engineer by education, Hélène Chraye graduated then in Economics and Public Law at Sciences – Po / Paris. After a stay in the French Administration to build the Energy Observatory and then on State Aids to the industry, she joined the European Commission and worked successively on various domains of the European […]

Jean-Eric Paquet

Jean-Eric Paquet became Director-General of DG Research and Innovation on 1st April 2018; his involvement in EU research policy dates back from 2002, as Deputy Head of Cabinet of Philippe Busquin, then Commissioner in charge of Research and Development. He also worked in DG Transport, where he led the development of the Trans-European Transport Network […]

Blaž Košorok

After completing his secondary education at Gimnazija Poljane, Blaž Košorok graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana. During and after his studies he gained international experience in the field of law as a trainee in the Brandstetter, Politzer & Pritz law firm in Vienna. After completing his studies at the Faculty […]

Rosalinde van der Vlies

 (Ms) Rosalinde van der Vlies  Ms Rosalinde van der Vlies, is the Director of the Clean Planet Directorate in the European Commission’s, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation and Deputy Mission Manager of the Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Mission. Before her appointment as Director, Ms van der Vlies was the Head of Coordination & Interinstitutional Relations […]

Piotr Szymanski

Dr. habil. Piotr Szymański Piotr Szymański hails from Warsaw, Poland. He studied physics at Warsaw University and went on to complete a PhD in experimental particle physics at the Institute for Nuclear Studies in Świerk, Poland. He worked as a Research Associate at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK and the J-W Goethe University in Frankfurt/Main, […]

Paula Pinho

Ms Paula Pinho has been appointed as a Director for Just Transition, Consumers, Energy Efficiency and Innovation in the Directorate-General for Energy (ENER) in April 2021. Ms Pinho, a Portuguese national and lawyer by training, draws on her extensive knowledge of various EU policies and in particular EU energy policy, as well as on her […]