Climate change represents a major challenge for the energy industry; consequences can be seen worldwide and immediate action is needed. Management skills and innovation are key to overcome the current difficulties in the industry.
The Roundtable on Natural Gas as a Bridge to a Renewable Energy Future organised by ESCP Europe and its Energy Management Centre (EMC) was held on 21st April, 2016 at the ESCP Europe Paris campus, and it was a big success!
The meeting brought together top energy experts, researchers and attracted students from other programmes who shared the latest on the key drivers for energy demand and supply going forward, the implications of COP21 for the energy sector, and what the future holds for gas, as a transition fuel in the new energy landscape.
Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos, Director of the EMC at ESCP Europe Business School welcomed participants and delivered the opening remarks.
Laurence Gouet, Vice President Strategy, Gas, TOTAL SA
Hélène Baudoin, Director of External Relations, Gas Chain, ENGIE
Costanza Jacazio, Senior Gas Analyst, International Energy Agency (IEA)
Lucie Roux, Senior Specialist, European Gas, Platts & (EMEM Class, 2012)
Jean-Pascal Tranié, President, Aloe Private Equity
Bozena Cosser, Director PM, Power & Energy, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development & (EMBA Class, 2014)
Xi Yao, Strategy Manager, Centralized Generation of Electricity, Gas, ENGIE & (MIM Class, 2006)
Anthony Livanios, CEO, U.S. Energy Stream
Kostas Andriosopoulos, Assoc. Professor, Director EMC, ESCP Europe
Photographs from the event and the following presentations are available online.
- The Race for Renewables in Europe: How can Gas compete?
Speaker: Lucie Roux, Senior Specialist, European Gas, Platts & (EMEM Class, 2012)
- A Long Term View on Solar Power
Speaker: Jean-Pascal Tranié, President, Aloe Private Equity
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It was inspiring to see that the ESCP Europe community and representatives from the key players in the industry share our passion for clean energy and contributing to a greener future for all.
We have the responsibility of preventing further climate change, and we are ready to make an impact in the industry.
We look forward to welcoming you to future events very soon!
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