Adel El Gammal

Adel El Gammal

Secretary General, European Energy Research Alliance


Adel is secretary general of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA), professor of Energy Geopolitics at the Free University of Brussels (U.L.B.) and fellow expert at Veblen Institute for economic reforms. He is a recognized international expert in the fields of geopolitics of energy and clean energy transition, in Europe and in the context on international climate negotiations. He conducted several socio-economic studies on the Clean Energy Transition and leads EERA advisory activities to the European Commission pertaining to its Climate/Energy strategy and more recently to EU's response to the energy crisis. Beyond its techno-economic aspects, he focuses on the societal dimension of the energy transition and to the compatibility of our growth model with the planetary boundaries. Adel holds a master's degree in engineering from Ecole Polytechnique de Bruxelles (U.L.B), graduated in Business Administration from Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (U.L.B.) and INSEAD (France) and later specialized in environment management (U.L.B.) Specialties: Climate Change, Clean Energy Transition, Sustainable Development Goals, Geopolitics, Marco-economics, Natural Resources, Low carbon technologies.

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Adaptation, Carbon Markets, Carbon removals, Circular economy, Civil Society, Cooperation & partnerships, Digitalization, Energy, Finance, Industry, Innovation, Just transition, Loss and damage, Mitigation, Modelling, Nature / biodiversity, Oceans / water, Peace / Climate Security

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