Adel El Gammal

Secretary General of the European Energy Research Alliance

Adel El Gammal

Adel El Gammal is Secretary General of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) and professor at the Free University of Brussels (ULB) where he teaches Geopolitics of Energy and Energy Policy and Management. He is a recognized expert and thought leader in the fields of clean energy transition, climate change, energy policy and geopolitics of energy.
Coordinating research activities between 250 Research Organisations and Universities across 30 countries in Europe, EERA advises the European Commission on Clean Energy Transition strategies. EERA’s mission is to “Catalyse European energy research to achieve a climate neutral society by 2050”.
Adel regularly speaks and writes in national and international media and is a regular invited keynote speaker in leading international energy conferences. He authored several reference studies on the Clean Energy Transition, most recently, the EERA White Paper on the Clean Energy Transition; he also contributed to several urban strategic planning projects, notably as member of Jeremy Rifkin’s Third Industrial revolution CEO roundtable.
He is member of several strategic advisory boards (public and private sectors) as international expert on the energy transition. Adel was active since 2008 in the EU and international climate and energy field, notably as Director of Becquerel Institute, Executive Director of LowCarbonFacts (European Climate Foundation), and Secretary General of the EU Photovoltaic Industry Association (now SolarPower Europe). Before focusing his activities on the Clean Energy Transition, Adel held various international executive positions in blue chip companies active in the field of Management Consulting and IT strategy.

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