Andris PiebalgsProfessor at Florence School of Regulation
Andris Piebalgs is a Professor at the Florence School of Regulation in the European University Institute. His work now focuses on the decarbonisation challenges in the energy sector. He is the Chairman of the Board of Appeal of ACER. Before coming to FSR Andris Piebalgs was EU Commissioner for Energy and EU Commissioner for Development. He is a key figure in the formation of the EU’s renewable energy and energy efficiency policies and made a crucial impact in the creation of the European energy market.
He has been a prominent Latvian politician and diplomat, was instrumental in the Latvia’s accession to the EU.