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28 October 2013

The  Energy Management Centre (EMC)  at  ESCP Europe  is delighted to announce its  2nd international conference  taking place from 22nd -  24th of May, 2014 in Chania, Crete. 

Additionally, the EMC will participate in this coming December's  2nd Annual Frankfurt Gas Forum, organised by  Energy Stream CMG GmbH. Further information on all our upcoming and past events can be found below.

We would like to extend a very warm welcome to our first intake of students on our  Master in Energy Management (MEM)  programme.

Finally, we invite you to join our recently launched  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
11th & 12th December, 2013; Frankfurter Hof Hotel, Frankfurt

The 2013 Frankfurt Gas Forum (FGF) is an annual platform that was inaugurated in 2012 from the European Union Commissioner for Energy Mr. Günther Oettinger. The Forum aimed to bring world gas business leaders, European and German energy and financial senior executives together with public policy decision makers, to facilitate financial and commercial agreements in natural gas industry. The purpose of the FGF was to promote investments and to bring natural gas companies and the government leaders to Frankfurt am Main, the Metropolis of German and European Finance.

Based on extensive market research with the Caspian and Mediterranean oil & gas leaders, the focus of the Forum was on successfully realizing the gas pipelines of the Southern Corridor, namely TAP and TANAP, the momentum of South Stream, and the development of Eastern Mediterranean offshore projects.


  • Michael Lotem,Special Envoy for Energy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel
  • John Baldwin,Vice President, Southern Corridor, BP
  • Gulmira Rzayeva,Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic Studies, Azerbaijan
  • Yaniv Friedman,Vice President Strategy, Avner Oil Exploration, Israel
  • George Paparsenos,CEO, DESFA, Greece
  • John Roberts,Energy Security Specialist, PLATTS, UK
  • Matthew Bryza,former Ambassador of the United States to Azerbaijan, U.S.

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Past events
20th - 21st September, 2013; Hellenic Centre, 18 Paddington St. W1U 5AS, London, United Kingdom

The Energy Developments in South-East Mediterranean Conference was organised by  City University London, The  Energy Management Centre (EMC) at  ESCP Europe and Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, with the support of the Greek Energy Forum

Government representatives, international organisations, financial institutions,  energy corporations, law firms and top energy experts discussed the current challenges and opportunities of the Energy industry in South - East Europe.

29th October, 2013; One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA, United Kingdom

In the context of the reforms of the UK Energy Policy and with French companies being key players and world leaders in the Energy sector, the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain organised, in partnership with the French Embassy in the UK, a conference on Energy where the challenges and business opportunities the UK Energy policy represents were debated.

250 leaders from across the energy sector discussed the major challenges the industry faces and shared best practices.

Speakers included: 

  • Stephen Burgin, Regional Vice President Northern and Central Europe, Alstom
  • Robert Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Areva UK
  • Renaud Digoin Danzin, Executive Director, SPIE UK
  • Patrick Gougeon, Director, ESCP Europe
  • Angela Knight, Chief Executive, Energy UK
  • Vincent de Rivaz, Chief Executive, EDF Energy
  • Patrice de Vivies, Senior Vice-President Northern Europe, Total Exploration Production, Chairman of Total Holdings UK
  • Rochdi Ziyat, Managing Director, Vinci Energies UK

For more information about the event, please click here.

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

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

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

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

  • 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
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ESCP Europe prides itself on offering our students and executives an education that moves far beyond the traditional lecture hall set-up, and nothing embodies this better than the simulation run in our Trading Room at ESCP Europe's London Campus.

The ESCP Europe's Dynamic Commodity Trading and its Alpha Commodity Trading System (ACTS) has been recently added to our expertise and portfolio of courses and is ready to be delivered in its various versions for a number of different potential target audiences (e.g. postgraduate Master students, new Trader recruits and Senior Experienced Traders).

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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