Dr. Jorge Vasconcelos
NEWES | Portugal
Chairman of NEWES, New Energy Solutions. Invited Professor at the Technical University of Lisbon, MIT/Portugal Program. Alternate member of the Administrative Board of ACER (Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators) nominated by the European Parliament.
First chairman of the Portuguese Energy Regulatory Authority (1996 / 2006). Founder and first chairman of the Council of European Energy Regulators (2000 / 2005). First chairman of the European Regulators’ Group for Electricity and Gas (2003 / 2005). Co-founder of the Ibero-American Association of Energy Regulatory Authorities (ARIAE). Founder and member of the Executive Committee of the Florence School of Regulation. Chairman of the Portuguese Green Tax Reform Commission (2014). Co-founder and Chairman of the Portuguese Association for Energy Economics (IAEE Affiliate).
Member of several international boards and committees (i.a. European Commission Advisory Group on the Energy Roadmap 2050).
Graduation in power systems from Porto University and Dr.-Ing. degree from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.