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18 December 2015

The Energy Management Centre (EMC) at ESCP Europe is delighted to report a very successful year.

In 2015, we had our third intake of MSc in Energy Management students and our fifth cohort of Executive Master in Energy Management participants. Additionally, ESCP Europe launched individual modules from the EMEM programme. We are already accepting applications for those wishing to join either programme in 2016.

This year saw a range of successful events jointly organised with the ESCP Europe Energy Society:

1- The EMC Invited Talk Series - We hosted 13 successful events at our London campus led by top experts who explored the latest developments in the global energy industry.
2- The ESCP Europe Electric Vehicle Tour - Stage 1 took place in London on 21st March, 2015. The second stage of the trip will visit four of the School's six campuses - Berlin, London, Paris and Turin - between 13th and 18th March, 2016. For further information, please click here.
3- The Sizewell B Nuclear Power Station Visit took place on 15th January, 2015, in Sufolk.

Additionally, the EMC participated in a series of major industry related conferences organised by our affiliates and media partners: The UK Energy Summit 2015, the 6th Mediterranean Oil and Gas Conference, and many others.

2016 events can be found below:

1. Energy Session on "Energy Collaboration between Latin America and Europe: Challenges and Opportunities" as part of the CERALE International Conference: "Capitalizing on managerial and cultural ties between Europe and Latin America to promote sustainable development", taking place from 31st May to 1st June, 2016 in Paris.

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

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

We wish you a wonderful new year!

Conferences & Workshops
EMC/ESCP Europe Events
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.

Affiliates' Events
23rd & 24th June; ESSEC Business School, Avenue Bernard Hirsch, 95021 Cergy-Pontoise Cedex, France

The Energy Management Centre (EMC) at ESCP Europe was pleased to support the Energy and Commodity Finance Conference 2016 organised by ESSEC Business School. The event took place on 23rd-24th June 2016, in Paris.

The Energy and Commodity Finance Conference 2016 followed in the footsteps of a long standing series of Energy Finance meetings that held their first event in London in 2004 and nowadays represents the benchmark academic conference in the area.

Past events
23rd November at 17:30; ESCP Europe's London Campus

Invited speaker David Kovatch, Director of the US Department of Energy (DOE) office at the Embassy of the United States in the United Kingdom discussed the current state of nuclear energy, looking at the challenges presented and the opportunities available therein. He also shared key insights on the role played by the U.S. Government and its Department of Energy, and various other geopolitical implications.

The event took place at ESCP Europe's London Campus at 5:30 pm on 23rd November, 2015. The talk was followed by a drinks reception.

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. ...

Economic instruments, particularly carbon tax and emissions trading scheme (ETS), have recently attracted the most attention to combat climate change because of their cost efficency to reduce emissions. Introducing these in Asia,
Organisations often face complex decisions requiring the assessment of large amounts of data. In recent years Multicriteria Decision Aid (MCDA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques have been applied with considerable success
Book Chapters
The chapter "A Renewable Energy Future?" was written by Prof. Michael Jefferson in the "Handbook On Energy And Climate Change" and edited by Roger Fouquet, Principal Research Fellow, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change
The chapter "Energy Index Tracking" was written by Prof. Kostas Andriosopoulos in the Commodity Investing and Trading book and edited by Stinson Gibner, a nineteen-year veteran in energy risk management and trading.
Magazine's articles

Magazine: Science for Environment Policy


Winkel, R., Weddige, U., Johnsen, D., Hoen, V. & Papaefthimiou, S.

A new study quantifies the economic and environmental potential of powering docked ships in European ports using ...
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
, CEO, E.ON Global Commodities SE (EGC)
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...

> 10 December 2015
Posted by Energy International Risk Assessment

How much relief and consolation can Greece extract from the first-ever “State of the Energy Union” report, produced on Nov. 18 by the European Commission? With all due respect for its commendable motivation to enhance solidarity ...

Latest News
14 December 2015

Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos, Director of ESCP Europe's Energy programmes and the Energy Management Centre (EMC), has been invited to speak at the session on “Regulation in the EU gas market. Where is it heading for ? Where should it go ?”.

The event was held on 10 December in Brussels, ...

Academic Programmes
ESCP Europe's Executive Master in Energy Management is an international, part-time, 12-month programme taught in English in London, Berlin, Madrid and Brazil.
The MSc 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.
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 campuses in London, Paris, Berlin, Madrid and Turin.

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.

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