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Thierry Deschuyteneer

Executive Secretary, Gas Infrastructure Europe

Since October 2013, Thierry Deschuyteneer is Executive Secretary of Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE), the European association of gas transmission, gas storage and LNG regasification terminal operators. He is also Vice-Chair of GasNaturally, the initiative of the European gas industry to showcase the benefits of gas. He was previously Public Affairs Manager at Fluxys, the Belgian gas infrastructure operator, handling European energy policy and regulatory developments. Before that, he was Regulatory Manager at Fluxys: he contributed to the design of access conditions to the gas transmission and storage systems and managed tariff issues with the national regulator. Thierry Deschuyteneer studied engineering and began his career in the ICT industry before joining the gas sector 19 years ago.

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How to make the EU Energy Platform an effective emergency tool

The EU Platform could become an effective emergency tool to safeguard Europe’s security of gas supply in case of a sudden interruption of Russian gas flows, but policymakers need to address challenges to make it work.

By: Walter Boltz, Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Thierry Deschuyteneer, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Leigh Hancher, François Lévêque, Ben McWilliams, Axel Ockenfels, Simone Tagliapietra and Georg Zachmann Topic: Green economy Date: June 16, 2022