Head of EU Energy Policy, Agora Energiewende
Matthias Buck focuses in particular on the topics EU electricity market integration, EU state aid rules, 2030 climate and energy framework, Energy Union and EU energy governance
Before joining Agora Energiewende in September 2015, Matthias Buck worked for more than ten years with the European Commission: in the Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy; as a Commission expert seconded to the German government advising on EU aspects of the German energy transition; as member of the cabinet of Janez Potonik, former EU Commissioner for the environment; and as EU negotiator for multilateral and regional environmental and free trade agreements.
Matthias Buck studied law, political science, economics and sociology in Germany, Spain, the US, and the UK. He is co-author or editor of several books and has written numerous papers and book chapters. He is also co-editor of the Journal for European Environmental & Planning Law.