is a professor at Energy Economics Group, Vienna University of Technology in Vienna, Austria. He is responsible for teaching, supervising master´s degree and PhD students, research and managerial duties. He advises governmental institutions, municipalities and utilities in energy policy issues. Moreover, he has coordinated and coordinates projects for Austrian institutions as well as the European Commission.
He is engaged in energy economics and energy policy issues focusing on heading toward sustainable energy systems. He has published more than 90 papers with focus on promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures.
He holds a master´s degree in mechanical engineering and doctor of energy economics at Vienna University of Technology.