More about Maroš
Vice President of the European Commission for the Energy Union and coordination of the EU Space Strategy
Panelist on the Future of e-mobility discussion on Deep Talks Stage
Topic: Future of e-mobility
Electric mobility is becoming a theme both on the consumer level, as well as among policymakers. What kind of measures need to be taken? Do we need any further regulations in place? How can the EU support the development of e-mobility? These are all valid questions for the Vice-President of the European Commission for Energy Union.
Maroš Šefčovič is a Slovak career diplomat and since 10 September 2019 European Commission Vice-President-Designate for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight. He has been Vice President of the European Commission in charge of the Energy Union since 1 November 2014. In this capacity, he leads the “Energy Union” Project Team within the Commission which comprises of 14 commissioners.
From 2010 – 2014 he was Vice President of the European Commission in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration. In 2009-2010, he was European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth. From 2004 -2009, he was the Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the European Union. As diplomat by profession he served between 1992 and 2004 in Zimbabwe and Canada and as Ambassador to Israel.
He graduated from the University of Economy in Bratislava and the Moscow State Institute for Foreign Relations. He holds a degree as Doctor of Law and a PhD of European Law from the Comenius University, Faculty of Law, Bratislava. He also studied at Stanford University, USA.