Christian Egenhofer is a Senior Research Associate at the School of Transnational Governance at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy (since 2020). Previously, he has been Head of the Energy, Climate and Resources Programme and Director of Energy Climate House (2000-2019) at the Brussels-based thinktank Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). He remains a CEPS Associate Senior Research Fellow to this day.

In parallel; he is Visiting Professor at SciencesPo, Paris and College of Europe, Natolin/Poland. Previous university assignments included the Free University of Brussels (U.L.B.); Guido Carli LUISS University, Rome; MGIMO, Moscow and the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee in Scotland/UK. Preceding his position at CEPS, he was Director & Owner of IMPACT SPRL, a public affairs consulting group and for a brief spell worked at the Ministry for the Interior of Baden-Württemberg (Germany).

He has published 8 books and written more than 160 articles, book chapters or policy reports. Selected articles and book chapters have been translated into 9 languages. He holds a Master in Business Administration of the University of Konstanz, Germany, and LLM (Public Law Degree, A-grade; qualifying exam for civil service).

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