Jan Geiss is the Secretary General of EUFORES - the network of Members of European Parliament and the EU28 national parliaments with the mission to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in the EU. Mr. Geiss has been running the Brussels-based organisation since 2006. Before his career in Brussels, he completed a PhD in Political Science and Economics in the field of "Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Service Contracting” at the University of Passau, Germany. From 1999-2013, he was Chair of the Sustainable Development Forum Germany. He finished his studies of International Cultural and Business Management in 1997.