Vangelis Tzimas

Head of the ‘Knowledge for the Energy Union’ Unit, European Commision

Vangelis Tzimas

Vangelis Tzimas is head of the ‘Knowledge for the Energy Union’ unit in the Energy, Transport and Climate Directorate of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. He leads a team of 50 researchers that provide scientific evidence and analysis to support the energy, industrial and research and innovation policies of the European Union to enable a just, competitive and resilient transition to climate neutrality. He is a member of the Mission Innovation Technical Advisory Group, and his unit is responsible for leading the MI Insights module, which tracks progress in global clean energy innovation, primarily through system-mapping and experience-sharing. Vangelis joined the European Commission in 2000. Since then he has held research positions across a range of areas in the field of energy, including clean energy innovation & competitiveness, the decarbonisation of the power, industrial and heating & cooling sectors, supply chain resilience, energy and industrial infrastructure planning, renewables integration and social aspects of the energy transition. He is based in the Netherlands, and has a Masters Degree from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and a Ph.D. from Drexel University in USA, both in engineering.

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