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29 April 2016

The EMC at ESCP Europe is delighted to report that the Roundtable on "Natural Gas as a Bridge to a Renewable Energy Future"was a great success. We brought together top energy experts, and senior industry professionals who discussed the latest on the key drivers for energy demand and supply going forward, the implications of COP 21 for the energy sector, and what the future holds for gas as a transition fuel in the new energy landscape. The event took place on 21st April in Paris, France where Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos, EMC Executive Director welcomed more than 100 energy experts.

We would like to thank Jean-Pascal Tranié, President of Aloe Private Equity and Lucie Roux, Senior European Gas Specialist at Platts & graduate of the Executive Master in Energy Management, 2012 for their great presentations on "A Long Term View on Solar Power" and "The Race for Renewables in Europe: How can Gas compete?". To find out more, please click here.

Upcoming events and affiliate activities can be found below:

1. ESCP Europe Spring Open Day 2016. We are opening the doors of ESCP Europe's London campus on Saturday, 7th May to anyone wanting to know more about the School and its programmes. To register, please click here.

2. A session on ‘Energy Collaboration between Latin America and Europe: Challenges and Opportunities’ will take place at the ESCP Europe Paris Campus from 30th - 31st May. The event is running as part of the CERALE International Conference, "Capitalizing on managerial and cultural ties between Europe and Latin America to promote sustainable development".

3. The Energy and Commodity Finance Conference 2016 takes place in Paris on 23rd and 24th June, organised by ESSEC Business School.

Energy Programmes at ESCP Europe:

Admission processes for the 2016 intake of our MSc in Energy Management (MEM) and Executive Master in Energy Management (EMEM) programmes are open. Individual modules from the EMEM programme are also offered as an optional Masterclass study track. The next admission deadline for the EMEM programme is 31st May and for the MEM programme is 16th May. To find out more please contact Crochenka McCarthy by email [email protected], or call +44 (0)20 7443 8823.

Finally, to keep up-to-date on all activities at the Centre, we invite you to join our LinkedIn group, Energy Management @ ESCP Europe and follow us on Twitter: @EnergyEMC.

Conferences & Workshops
EMC/ESCP Europe Events
7th May, 2016; ESCP Europe London Campus

We hosted our Spring Open Day at the London campus on 7th May 2016.

Attendees visited our beautiful campus, found out more about our undergraduate (bachelor), postgraduate (master) and executive study options, met faculty and admission staff, and even got careers advice!

Location: ESCP Europe London Campus, 527 Finchley Road, London NW3 7BG.

30th - 31st May ; Paris

Energy Session on "Bi-regional Energy collaboration: Challenges and Opportunities", coordinated by Prof. Dr Kostas Andriosopoulos.

The Conference was organised by Centre d’Etudes et de Recherche Amérique Latine Europe (CERALE), in collaboration with the Energy Management Centre (EMC) at ESCP Europe Business School. The event took place on 30th - 31st May, 2016 in Paris.

The meeting aimed to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas and to present new research results on the theory and modern practice of modeling, risk management, asset pricing and energy management, with a focus on energy modeling and regulation. The event brought together government representatives, international organizations, financial institutions, energy corporations, law firms and top energy experts to discuss the current challenges and opportunities of the Energy industry in Latin America and Europe.


Day 1 Sessions to take place at the Palais du Luxembourg

Day 2 Sessions to take place at the ESCP Europe Paris Campus.

Past events
21st April at 15:00; ESCP Europe's Paris Campus

Roundtable discussion on "Natural Gas as a bridge to a Renewable Energy Future"

The Energy Management Centre (EMC) and ESCP Europe hosted a roundtable discussion on "Natural Gas as a Bridge to a Renewable Energy Future". The event took place on Thursday, 21st April, 4.00pm at ESCP Europe's Paris Campus. The conference provided an excellent opportunity to hear the latest advances from top industry experts and network with other like-minded people.

Special Issues

Journal: Energy Policy

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

The objective of the Special Issue is to present new research results on the theory and modern practice of modeling and management of energy systems, emphasizing ...

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. ...

Advanced Master Classes

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

In 2013, ESCP Europe Business School launched 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 campuses in Berlin, London, Paris, Madrid, Turin and Warsaw.

ESCP Europe Energy Society

The ESCP Europe Energy Society is a student association based in the London Campus, open to all students, alumni and academic staff at the School.

The aim of the Energy Society is to engage ESCP Europe students in industry related events, maximise networking opportunities and help them develop professional skills through a range of activities:

  • Panel discussions and debates led by top experts
  • Promotion of energy related initiatives and latest developments in the industry
  • Collect and share energy related articles and publications through social media to promote constructive discussion among its participants

To check the activities organised by the society, please click here.

The EMC Advisory Board

The EMC Advisory Board is comprised of 20 top energy experts from the world's industry leaders in both the public and private sectors.

Ernesto Barrios García-Belaunde, Learning Office Manager - Corporate University, Repsol
Iain Bartholomew, Subsurface Director, Siccar Point Energy
Thierry Bros, Senior Analyst, European Gas and LNG Markets, Société Générale
Ann Cormack, Director International, Rolls-Royce
Eric Descourtieux
, CFO, Perenco, Visiting Professor, ESCP Europe Business School
Stephen Edwards, VP, Business Development & Planning, CNOOC
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, Advisor, Goodacre UK; Former MP & CEO, Energy UK
Denise Massey, MD, Energy Innovation Centre
Yanos Michopoulos, Business leader, Management consultant and Guest MBA / Exec Ed speaker
Lord Rupert Redesdale, CEO, Energy Managers Association (EMA)
Gianfranco Scalabrini, Partner, 3H Partners
Lawrence Slade,
CEO, Energy UK
Klaus Schäfer
Jérôme Schmitt, Executive VP, Sustainable Development, Total
Cécile Tibi-Rambal, VP, Markets Risk Management, Total
Finn Wollesen Petersen, MD, Knud E. Hansen A/S

Views on Energy News

An expert view on selected energy news

Thanks to ESCP Europe's Energy Management Centre's wide network in the academic and business communities, our views on energy news give you comprehensive insight into energy issues.

Please join us...

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The US shale gas revolution is only the first (and most ...

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> 22 April 2016
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It is no big secret that Greece has all the prerequisites to assume the role of a regional energy hub, predominantly in respect of pipeline gas and LNG, and act as a gateway to South East Europe.

This relatively immodest ambition ...

> 14 April 2016
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The contentious deal on the migrant flow struck between the EU leadership (despite deep divisions) and Turkey seems to be rooted in the Roman principle “do ut des” (“I give that you might give”). On the surface, it looks like ...

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The MSc in Energy Management (MEM) at ESCP Europe is an 18-month, full-time postgraduate programme for those aiming towards a career in the energy sector.
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