Vice-President for the Energy Union, European Commission
Maroš Šefčovič has been Vice-President of the European Commission for the Energy Union since 2014. Before that, he was vice president of the European Commission in charge of inter-institutional relations and administration, European commissioner for education, training, culture and youth, and the permanent representative of the Slovak Republic to the European Union. A diplomat by profession, he has served in Zimbabwe, Canada, and Israel. He graduated from the University of Economics, Bratislava and from the Moscow State Institute for Foreign Relations. He holds a doctor of law degree and a PhD in European law from the Faculty of Law, Comenius University, Bratislava. He also studied at Stanford University, USA.