Director of Directorate G – Energy, RTD
András Siegler is Director of the European Commission in charge of research and innovation in energy (non-nuclear and nuclear). He started his career as a research engineer in mechatronics and computer aided design. Between 1996 and 2004 he was in charge of Hungarian policy, legislation and fund management for research, including the use of EU funds for boosting R&I. Before joining the Commission in 2005, he represented Hungary on the research policy bodies of the EU, NATO, OECD and CERN. Dr Siegler graduated in control engineering and holds a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering and a postgraduate degree in economics.