Executive Director of the International Energy Agency

Fatih Birol is Executive Director of the IEA. He is Chair of the World Economic Forum’s (Davos) Energy Advisory Board and a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Sustainable Energy for All. He is also the founder and Chair of the IEA Energy Business Council. Previously, he was the IEA chief economist and director of Global Energy Economics. Dr Birol was named by Forbes magazine as one of the most powerful people with influence over the world’s energy scene. He is also the recipient of numerous awards from government, industry and academia.



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The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 730882.

Supported by a grant from Norway. Co-financed from the Slovak State Budget. Program SK08 – CBC – Slovakia – Ukraine: Cooperation across the Border.