Ambassadors

The Ambassadors of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) are invited to advocate for this year’s theme ‘Beyond the crisis: clean energy for green recovery and growth’ and the EU’s energy and climate objectives.



    • Marine Cornelis

      Marine Cornelis

      Founder and Director of Next Energy Consumer
      @MarineCornelis
      | LinkedIn

      Marine is the director and founder of Next Energy Consumer, a Turin-based policy consultancy focused on the social aspects of the energy and climate transitions. She launched her company to help build a just transition, after having worked as an EU energy rights advocate for many years in Brussels.

 


 

    • Valeria Duflot

      Valeria Duflot

      Co-founder Venezia Autentica
      @duflot_valeria
      | LinkedIn

      Valeria Duflot is an entrepreneur, social innovator, sustainability advocate, tech4good practitioner, as well as a speaker and advisor. She is dedicating her life to making a positive impact by inventing solutions to our biggest challenges and helping others be successful at achieving their mission.

 


    • Thomas Nowak

      Thomas Nowak

      Secretary Genera at EHPA
      @ehpabrussels
      | LinkedIn

      Thomas is a long term (renewable) energy aficionado. He is closely following the energy transition both in the electricity and heating sectors, and owns a heat pump, a PV power plant and a building in which both peacefully cooperate. He is convinced that a 100% renewable energy system is possible.

 


 

    • Michael Shank

      Dr. Michael Shank

      Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance Communications Director
      @michael_shank
      | Facebook

      Dr. Michael Shank is the Communications Director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and Adjunct Faculty at New York University's Center for Global Affairs where he teaches graduate courses on Sustainable Development and Climate Security.

 


 

    • Stroia Cristian

      Cristian Stroia


      @Cristian_Stroia | LinkedIn

      Cristian is a Researcher in Energy, Resources and Climate Change at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels. His work has covered topics spanning from circular economy, EU energy and climate policy, to smart cities, urban sustainability, energy security and regional cooperation.

 


 

    • Júlia López Ventura

      Júlia López Ventura

      C40 European Regional Director
      @jlopezventura

      Júlia López Ventura is European Regional Director at C40 Cities climate leadership group since 2015, working to support 96 megacities globally to achieve the most ambitious climate change goals. Before, she worked for almost a decade at the City of Barcelona, helping its international positioning.

 


 

    • Sébastien Willemart

      Sébastien Willemart

      Attaché (JPD) to the EU Delegation to Angola & Youth4Nature Regional Coordinator
      @SebWillemart
      | Facebook | LinkedIn

      Backed by experiences at the UN and EU, Sébastien strengthened WWF advocacy strategies, contributed to the UN World Water Development Report and drafted recommendations to the European Parliament and the Commission. He took part in COP 21, 23, 24 and 25. He wrote a book chapter on EU Energy Policy.