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Europe – A global player in energy?

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Head, Section IV Energy and Mining, Federal Ministy of Economics and Labour, Vienna
Director, Energy Community Secretariat, Vienna
Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency, Paris
CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, OMV, Vienna
Head of Energy Policy and Security of Supply Unit, DG for Energy and Transport, European Commission, Brussels

Dipl.-Ing.Dr.mont.Mag.iur. Alfred MAIER

Head, Section IV Energy and Mining, Federal Ministy of Economics and Labour, Vienna

Austrian Federal Ministry of Economics an Labour - Head of Division Mining Technology & Safety Deputy Director General Mining Director General for Energy and Mining, Federal Ministry of Economics an Labour
 University of Leoben, Austria, Mining
 University of Graz, Austria, Law
 Internships in civil engineering and mining
 Local Mining Authorities, Austria
 Lassing, mining accident, crisis management
 Lecturer mining safety, University of Leoben
 Austrian Representative for mining in various EU Institutions and bodies
1994
2002
2006

Slavtcho NEYKOV

Director, Energy Community Secretariat, Vienna

- 1984 Lawyer (Sofia University "Kliment Ohridski") - 1991 International Economic Relations (Sofia) - 1994 MA in European Integration (University of Limerick, Ireland) - 1998 the Energy Charter Secretariat, Brussels - 2001 Member of the Regulatory Commission
 Training:
1979
1989
 Professional career outside the energy sector: state prosecutor and legal advisor
 Experience in the energy sector since 1992:
 - Head of legal department
 - Head of European Integration department
 - Secretary-General of the Ministry of Energy and Energy Resources of Bulgaria
1993
1996
1999

Pawel OLEJARNIK

Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency, Paris

Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Business Administration, The American University of Paris Study of Software and Information Systems, National University of Ireland Transfer pricing analyst, Deloitte & Touche Statistician, Internationale Energy Agency (IEA) Research Analyst, Internationale Energy Agency (IEA)
1988-2002
since 2005
2002-2003
2003-2005
2005-2007

Dr. Wolfgang RUTTENSTORFER

CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, OMV, Vienna

started to work at OMV joined the Planning and Controlling Department took responsibility for the Strategic Development of the Group appointed Head of Marketing Executive Board, responsible for Finance and Chemicals became Deputy Minister of Finance rejoined the OMV Executive Board being responsible for Finance
 Doctoral Studies at the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna
1976
1985
1989
1990
1992-1997
1997
2000

barrister Jean-Arnold VINOIS

Head of Energy Policy and Security of Supply Unit, DG for Energy and Transport, European Commission, Brussels

barrister and later legal adviser to the Union of Industrial and Employers' Confederations (UNICE) joined the European Commission occupied within the Directorate General for Energy and Transport several management posts dealing successively with human and financial resources, trans-European networks, transport research railway transport and interoperability
1975
1987
since 1992