László Szabó graduatedfrom the Budapest University of Economics with a degree in economics in 1995and with a doctorate in 2002. Between 1998 and 2002 he worked for the Ministryof Economy and then the Hungarian Energy Office. Then, for eight years, he wasa researcher at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Seville,where he worked on long-term energy market and climate modelling. He and hiscolleagues have been involved in numerous European research projects inenergy-intensive industries, renewable energies and climate change. He is theco-author of several publications. Since 2010 he has been a senior researcherat the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), where he deals withthe analysis and education of electricity systems, including grid regulationissues, renewable energy support systems from national, regional and Europeanaspects.
My responsibilitiesinclude managing the Research Centre, representing the Research Centre,managing research projects, and presenting results at professional forums. Inaddition, I am also responsible for the professional coordination ofpostgraduate training in energy economics and for the publications of theResearch Centre.