Previous Speeches

Conference Title of Speech
5th Hydrogen Finance & Investment Summit, Amsterdam – Feb. 2024 Challenges in design and negotiation of hydrogen supply contracts – lessons from natural gas
Qatar: Al-Attiyah Foundation CEO Roundtable – Dec. 2023 Green hydrogen and ammonia outlook
Green Fuels Import Conference, World Energy Council – Nov. 2023 Why we need an import-oriented hydrogen strategy
Hydrogen Technology Expo, Bremen – Oct. 2023 Hydrogen coordination challenges and a way forward
Decarbonisation of industry, BMWK German Economics Ministry – Sept. 2023 Lessons learned from the natural gas experience
Hydrogen contracts conference – economic and legal challenges, Institut für Berg- und Energierecht, Ruhr Universität Bochum – May. 2023 Vergleichbarkeit von Erdgas- und Wasserstoffverträgen? / Comparability of natural gas and hydrogen contracts?
Energy Intelligence Forum – Apr. 2022 What to do About Hard-to-Decarbonize Industries
Wirtschaftsrat Transurban NRW – June. 2021 Die Herausforderung des Klimaziels 2030 und der Beitrag der Fernwärme / The challenge of the 2030 climate target and the contribution of district heating
Wirtschaftsrat – Sept. 2021 Das Dilemma des Gewährleistungsstaates: Klimaneutralität und Grundrechte / The Dilemma of the Guarantor State: Climate Neutrality and Fundamental Rights
Chaire European Electricity Markets, Université Paris- Dauphine – June 2021 Can an Energy-Only Market fully remunerate investment? Empirical evidence since 2005
DFBEW (German French Office for the Energy Transitions) – Nov. 2020 Keynote speaker – How to meet Europe’s climate ambitions for 2030
Slovenia Industry Association – Slovenia – Nov. 2020 Keynote speaker – The German Laboratory– Decarbonisation of Heavy Industry
EL Cano Real Instituto, Madrid – Client Webinar – Nov. 2020 The EU Green Deal – A Reality Check
France Stratégie (Prime Ministers’ Office) – Mar. 2020 Guest speaker – Optimised power market design
Chaire Electricité, Paris – Sept. 2019 Keynote speaker – A power market design fit for the future
Ireland Energy Conference, Dublin – June 2018 Keynote Speaker – Energy Transitions – lessons from other EU and US States
Platts EU Power Summit, Düsseldorf – Sep. 2018 Guest speaker – Understanding the risks in the power sector
PWC Utility Bootcamp, Rome – May 2017 Power Market Design – trends in Germany and Europe
AREL (Leading Italian Think Tank), Rome – May 2017 Guest Speaker – The German Energiewende – a Titanic battle between policies and markets
Swiss Nuclear Forum Annual Meeting, Zürich – May 2017 Guest Speaker – The Limits of the wholesale power market and the need for a new design
Eurelectric, Brussels – June 2017 Future power market design – challenges and objectives
Real Instituto Elcano (Leading Spanish Think Tank), Madrid – Feb 2016 Guest Speaker – EU Energy Transitions compared
Smart Energies Summit, Paris – June 2016 Keynote Speaker – Comparisons of the French ‘Projet de Loi’ with other Energy Transitions
IEA Electricity Security Advisory Panel Meeting, Paris – Oct. 2016 Future of fossil fuels in the power sector
Foratum Annual Conference, Brussels – Dec. 2016 Guest Speaker – Refocussing the Clean Energy Package to prepare for electrification
American Public Power Association CEO Meeting, Phoenix (Arizona) – Mar. 2015 Guest Speaker – Lessons from the German Energiewende for the US Power Industry
Université Dauphine (Chaire Eléctricité), Paris – Mar 2015 Guest Speaker – Lessons from the US Power Industry and the New York REV Plan
Flame Gas Conference, Amsterdam – Apr. 2015 Keynote Speaker – Energy Efficiency – impact on Gas Demand and the Utility Response
Platts European Power Summit, London – Apr. 2015 Keynote Speaker– Energy Efficiency: Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Utilities
Energy Efficiency Global Forum, Washington DC – May 2015 Energy Efficiency – The Dual Role for Utilities and Governments
European Power Summit, Prague – Dec. 2015 US and EU Energy Transitions compared
California Public Utilities Commission – July 2014 Energy Transitions – who does it better – Germany or California?