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30 April 2014

The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Antonis C. Samaras gave the closing remarks, and Deputy Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Makis Papageorgiou gave the openning keynote speech, at the latest international conference of the EMC 'The Future of Greek Gas and Power Markets: Looking ahead with optimism and realism'. The event took place on 29 April in Athens, Greece, where Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos, EMC Executive Director welcomed more than 400 top energy experts.

To watch the full conference online, please click here. Pictures of the event are available here.

The EMC at ESCP Europe would also like to remind you about our upcoming conferences and affilliate events. Further information on all future and past events can be found below.

We welcome your contribution to the Views on Energy News Section.

We would like to inform you that admission process for the 2014 intakes of our Master in Energy Management (MEM) and Executive Master in Energy Management (EMEM) programmes are open. Admission deadlines for the programmes operate with on a rolling basis throughout the first part of the year. To benefit from the early bird rate for the EMEM programme, applications must be submitted by 12 May. 

Finally, we invite you to join our LinkedIn group, Energy Management @ ESCP Europe. You can also follow us on  Twitter: @EnergyEMC - to keep up-to-date with the latest energy news and the centre's activities.

Conferences & Workshops
EMC/ESCP Europe Events
22nd- 24th May, 2014 ; Chania, Crete

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Michael Jefferson,  Editor, Energy Policy; Affiliate Professor, ESCP Europe Business School

Prof. Richard Tol, Editor, Energy Economics; Professor,  University of Sussex

Prof. Derek Bunn,  Editor, Journal of Energy Markets; Professor, London Business School

Panos M. Pardalos,  Editor, Energy Systems; Professor, University of Florida

Antonio Guglielmi, Director, Mediobanca  Securities, UK 

The 53rd Meeting of the Euro Working Group on Commodities and Financial Modelling (EWGCFM) and 2nd International Conference of the Research Centre for Energy Management (EMC) was organised by the Technical University of Crete (Financial Engineering Laboratory), in collaboration with the EMC at ESCP Europe Business School, under the auspices of the Euro Working Group on Commodities and Financial Modelling (EWGCFM).

Affiliates' Events
10th June, 2014; The HAC City Road London EC1Y 2BQ United Kingdom

At a time when energy has never been more topical and crucial to the UK's long-term prosperity, The Economist's UK Energy 2014 event provided a platform for a rational debate on the country's energy agenda.

On June 10th in London, key stakeholders from the industry including government, regulators, investors, consumers, campaigners, think tanks and energy companies asked the critical questions and focused on the required actions and solutions.

Key Speakers included:

Steve Holliday, Chief Executive Officer, National Grid
Rt Hon Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State, Department of Energy and
Climate Change
Rt Hon Lord Deben, Chairman, Committee on Climate Change
Dieter Helm, Professor, Energy Policy, University of Oxford; Official
Fellow, Economics, New College, Oxford
Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and
Climate Change

The Economist group offered a  20%  discount off the regular rate to all EMC menbers.

Please click here for further information.


8th & 9th May, 2014; Hilton Nicosia, Cyprus

The Mediterannean Oil and Gas Conference  is an annual platform that was inaugurated in 2010 in Athens by three principal government leaders in the Mediterranean and Caspian regions: Antonis Paschalides, Energy Minister of Cyprus, Natiq Aliyev, Energy Minister of Azerbaijan and Yiannis Maniatis, Energy Minister of Greece. Ever since, the Mediterranean Oil & Gas Conferfence has been established as an exclusive forum of the oil and gas industry in the region, attracting investors, government leaders and oilmen.This year Energy Stream CMG GmbH will organize the 5 th  Mediterranean Oil and Gas Conference 2014 in Nicosia, Cyprus and will focus on the new gas discoveries in Israel and Cyprus, Cyprus' role on the Southern Gas Corridor, the future investments in gas infrastructure, and the potential for East Med. LNG trade with the European Union.

In 2014 the 5th Mediterranean Oil and Gas Conference will be held for the fifth consecutive year, on 8 & 9 May in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Past events
29th April, 2014 ; Athens, Greece

Keynote Speakers:

Mr. Makis Papageorgiou, Deputy Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change of the Hellenic Republic

Antonis C. Samaras, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic

The Conference was organized by the Energy Management Centre (EMC) at ESCP Europe Business School and the Greek Energy Forum (GEF), under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Hellenic Republic.


Research & Publications
Special Issues

Journal: Computers and Operations Research

Guest editors: Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos, Prof. Constantin Zopounidis, Dr. Michael Doumpos

Online submission can be found at http://ees.elsevier.com/cor/ and when asked, choose the Special Issue title OR in Energy from list of Article Types provided. ...

Working Papers
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30 April 2014

The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Antonis C. Samaras gave the closing remarks at the exclusive conference dinner, whereas the Deputy Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Mr. Makis Papageorgiou gave the keynote speech. Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos, Executive Director of the Research ...

The EMC Advisory Board

The EMC Advisory Board Members are top energy experts from leading organisations in the industry.

Ernesto Barrios García-Belaunde, Head of Masters, Repsol
Iain Bartholomew, Director,  Global Exploration and Subsurface, Centrica
Thierry BrosSenior Analyst, European Gas and LNG Markets, Société Générale
Ann Cormack, Director International, Rolls-Royce
Stephen Edwards, VP, Business Development & Planning, Nexen
Rick Gill, MD, Natural Gas Europe
Prof. Michael Jefferson
, Editor,Energy Policy Journal; Affiliate Professor, ESCP Europe Business School
Anne Jourdain, Head of Strategy & Digital transformation, GDF SUEZ
Ronan Lory, CFO, EDF Trading
Angela Knight, CEO, Energy UK
Denise Massey, MD, Energy Innovation Centre
Yanos Michopoulos, VP, Business Development, Vestas Wind Systems S.A.
Lord Rupert Redesdale, Chairman, Carbon Management Association;  CEO, Energy Managers Association
Gianfranco Scalabrini, Partner, 3H Partners
Klaus Schäfer, CEO, E.ON Global Commodities SE (EGC)
Jérôme SchmittExecutive VP, Sustainable Development, Total
Cécile Tibi-RambalVP, Markets Risk Management, Total

Finn Wollesen Petersen, MD, Knud E. Hansen A/S

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Advanced Master Classes

Boost your professional career with ESCP Europe Business School's executive advanced master classes

ESCP Europe Business School launched last year a new portfolio of Executive Advanced Master Classes encompassing Finance, Economics and Energy Management.

The EMC will announce soon a new set of technical courses in Oil & Gas provided in cooperation with our partner institution Esanda.

A new advanced master class on Introduction to Oil and Gas Exploration and Production is available to all our members at a special rate. For further information please click here.

The Executive Advanced Master Classes will allow participants to:

  • Enhanced performance.  Our advanced master classes deliver cutting-edge thinking and best business practices, giving you the skills to meet your individual and organisational challenges.  The highly interactive capability-building workshops and seminars will run over 2-3 days and are designed to empower you to perform at your very best
  • World-class faculty. Our advanced master classes are taught by ESCP Europe's international experts, skilled in bringing the results of their research, together with their work with leading global companies, into real business practice
  • A Global Perspective. Our advanced master classes offer participants a ready-made network, bringing together fellow participants from a wide variety of countries, organisations and backgrounds, with guest speakers and the ESCP Europe community

Please note that we can offer bespoke courses available upon request.

The courses are taught in English at our five campuses in London, Paris, Berlin, Madrid and Turin.

ESCP Europe's Executive Master in Energy Management is an international, part-time, 12-month programme taught in English in London, Berlin, Madrid and New Delhi.
The Master in Energy Management (MEM) at ESCP Europe is a one-year, full-time postgraduate programme, taught in London and Paris, for those aiming towards a career in the energy sector.
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