Vlasis Oikonomou is an Associate Senior Researcher at the Institute for European Energy and Climate Policy (IEECP) and Senior Researcher at the JIN Climate and Sustainability in the Netherlands. He is the coordinator of European Horizon 2020 projects PUBLEnEf and PROSPECT. Previously, he had successfully coordinated EC FP7 projects APRAISE and POLIMP, and EC IEE project ENSPOL. His focus is on Energy Efficiency policy issues and their interactions with other related energy and climate policies, where he has published over 40 articles in books and peer reviewed scientific journals in this field. Mr. Oikonomou holds a PhD in Energy Economics and Degrees in Environmental Economics and Economics.