Konstantin Staschus is from Berlin, Germany. He received a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Virginia Tech in the USA. After 9 years at Pacific Gas and Electric, USA, he held management positions in German utility associations, including 6 years as Managing Director of VDN, the association of over 400 German electricity transmission and distribution system operators.
From 2009 to 2016 he held the position of Secretary-General at ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity in Brussels.
Konstantin was Chair of the ETIP Smart Network for the Energy Transition (SNET) since its creation in July 2016 until 2018. He is currently Vice-Chair of the ETIP SNET.
On the agenda
Introduced by street interviews.
Kick-off: From today to 2050 – Smart Network for Energy Transition Platform view Konstantin Staschus (Vice-Chair, ETIP SNET) and Nikos Hatziargyriou (President, ETIP SNET; Chairman of the Board & CEO, HEDNO)
Presentation by Michael Walsh (Managing Director Europe, SmartWires), followed by panel discussion with:
Garrett Blaney (Chairman BoR, ACER; President, CEER), Monika De Volder (Senior Economic Officer, BEUC), Frauke Thies (Executive Director, smartEn), Kristian Ruby (Secretary General, EURELECTRIC) & Michael Walsh (Managing Director Europe, SmartWires)
Moderated by Adam Malik (Founder & CEO, Engerati)
Closing and invitation to split for the parallel sessions by Remy Denos (Policy Officer, DG ENER, European Commission): Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme: preparing new low carbon technologies and services for EU future energy networks