Speaker Details

Gerassimos Thomas

Deputy DG Energy, European Commission

Gerassimos Thomas is Deputy Director General in the Directorate-General for Energy at the European Commission and Chairman of the Steering Board of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).
Prior to his current assignment G. Thomas had professional assignments as: Director Finance at DG ECFIN (2009-2014); member of the EIB and EIF Board of Directors (2009-2017); Head of cabinet of Joaquin Almunia, Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs (2005-2009); Deputy Spokesman for Commission President Romano Prodi; Spokesman for economic and monetary affairs under Commissioner Pedro Solbes (2000-2004).


The project receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 820482.