Contact

Address:

European Commission

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Responsibilities

  • Leading the project team "Energy Union".
  • Establishing a European Energy Union by connecting infrastructures, enforcing legislation and increasing competition to help drive down costs for citizens and businesses and boost growth.
  • Working to prevent energy shortages, diversifying sources of energy imports and ensuring a united European voice in negotiations to improve our energy security.
  • Helping to mobilise additional investment in power grids, renewable energy installations and other energy infrastructure.
  • Improving energy efficiency, especially for buildings; with a binding target of 30% less energy use by 2030.
  • Coordinating the Commission's efforts to ensure the EU reaches its climate and energy targets for 2020 and 2030.
  • Co-Chair of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.
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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Maroš Šefčovič's team supports him in his daily work.
Team page

Agenda

Appointments and meetings

Wed 18 Jan

Agenda

Maroš Šefčovič at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland: Meeting with M. Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan.

With: Maroš Šefčovič
Wed 18 Jan

Agenda

Maroš Šefčovič at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland: Meeting with M. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency.

With: Maroš Šefčovič

Biography

Slovak nationality. Married with three children.

Commission Vice-President for Energy Union
  • 2014-present
Author of the book "Driving the EU forward – summary of 5 years' experience in the position of the Vice-President ".
  • 2014
Elected as a Member of the European Parliament
  • 2014
European Commissioner and Vice-President for Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration
  • 2010-2014
European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth
  • 2009-2010
Slovak Permanent Representative to the EU
  • 2004-2009
Director-General of European Affairs Section at the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2003
Director-General of Bilateral Cooperation Section at the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2002
Awarded Chatam Sofer Medal for promotion of Slovak-Israeli relations
  • 2002
Ph.D. in international and European law, Comenius University in Bratislava
  • 2000
Ambassador, Slovak Embassy, Israel
  • 1999
Deputy Head of Mission, Slovak Mission to the EU in Brussels
  • 1998
Director, Slovak Foreign Minister's Office
  • 1998
Deputy Director, Slovak Foreign Minister's Office
  • 1997
Deputy Director for the EU and NATO countries, Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1996
Deputy Chief of Mission, Czech and Slovak Embassy, Canada
  • 1992
Third Secretary and Consul, Czech and Slovak Embassy, Zimbabwe
  • 1991-1992
Advisor to the first Deputy Foreign Minister, Czech and Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1990
Doctor of Law (JUDr.), Comenius University in Bratislava
  • 1990