The meeting was organised by the Greek Energy Forum with the support of The Research Centre for Energy Management (RCEM) at ESCP Europe and led by Mr. Nicos Kouyialis, Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, Republic of Cyprus. It took place on 13th February at ESCP Europe's London campus.
The event brought together Government representatives, leading academics and energy professionals. It was hosted by Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos (Assistant Professor; Executive Director of the RCEM, ESCP Europe Business School) and guest commentator Anthony Livanios (CEO, Energy Stream CMG GmbH).
We were honoured by the attendance of the following distinguished guests: Euripides L Evriviades, High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus to the United Kingdom of Great Britain; H.E. Konstantinos Bikas, Ambassador of Greece in the UK; Mr Antonios Katepodis, First Counsellor for Economic and Commercial Affairs, Embassy of Greece; and Prof. Dinos Arcoumanis, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, City University London and Ambassador-at-Large of the Hellenic Republic for Energy Policy and New Technologies.
Attendees discussed the latest on the discovery of Hydrocarbons in the Eastern Mediterranean region, looking at the challenges presented and the opportunities available therein.
Dr. Patrick Gougeon (Director of ESCP Europe's London campus and the RCEM) thanked Minister Nicos Kouyialis, his fellow distinguished guests and the event's audience for sharing key insights in a fascinating debate.
"The RCEM's Mission is to build a strong proactive partnership between academia, industry and government, to debate the challenges of the new energy era."