Kristian Ruby is a widely recognised expert with a strong communication profile and extensive experience in political affairs. He joined EURELECTRIC from Wind Europe, where he served as chief policy officer and was in charge of development and implementation of the political strategy.
Prior to this, Ruby worked as a journalist and served seven years as a public servant in the Danish Ministries of Environment, and Climate and Energy and in the European Commission in the cabinet of the former climate action chief, Connie Hedegaard.
Kristian holds a master degree in history and international development.
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