8th Mediterranean Oil & Gas Forum 2017 Speakers


Andreas Poullikkas

Chairman, Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority

Dr. Andreas Poullikkas holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) degree in mechanical engineering, a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) degree in nuclear safety and turbomachinery, a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in numerical analysis and a Doctor of Technology (D.Tech.) higher doctorate degree in energy policy and energy systems optimization from Loughborough University, U.K. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET). He is currently the Chairman of the Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA) and the Chairman of the Cyprus Energy Strategy Council. 

In his professional career he has worked for academic institutions and for the industry, such as, the Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, USA, the Cyprus University of Technology (Professor of Power Systems and Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering), the Natural Gas Public Company (Member of the Board of Directors), Cyprus and the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (the founder and head of the Research and Development Department). 

He is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Power Technologies, Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments and the author of various peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals, book chapters and conference proceedings.

He is, also, the author of six books, a referee for various international journals, serves as a reviewer for the evaluation of research proposals related to the field of energy and a coordinator of various funded research projects. He is the developer of various algorithms and software for the technical, economic and environmental analysis of power generation technologies, desalination technologies and renewable energy systems.