Eero Ailio works at the European Commission as Adviser on Energy Transition and Local Governance in Directorate-General for Energy. He focuses on policies accelerating the clean energy transition and fighting climate change i.a. through initiatives involving non-state actors and multi-level governance. This includes representing the Commission in the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy secretariat, coordinating the Covenant of Mayors Europe initiative and contributing to other Energy Union enabling measures relating to energy poverty, islands and coal transition. He was a member of the negotiating team for the Clean Energy for All Europeans – legislative package.