Manuel Sanchez Jimenez

Team Leader Smart Grids, European Commission.

Dr Sánchez joined the European Commission in 1996 as a Project Officer for Renewable Energies, where he created the new focus area “Smart Energy Networks” and launched the European Technology Platform “Smart Grids” in 2006. In 2007 he set up the sector for “Information and Communication Technology’s solutions for Energy Efficiency”. Since April 2009, he is the Team Leader for Smart Grids, launching the European Task Force for Smart Grids in November 2009 to advise the Commission on key policy and regulatory issues for digitalization of the energy sector, such as standards, data protection, cybersecurity, market design and regulation. He is providing substantial contribution to the Clean Energy package under the Market Design Initiative.

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