Deputy Head of Unit - DG Energy, Unit C2 - New Energy Technologies, Innovaiton and Clean Coal. European Commision
Mark van Stiphout is currently Deputy Head of Unit in DG Energy, responsible for research and innovation, including Horizon 2020 and the Strategic Energy Technology Plan.
Up until the 1st of November 2014 he was a member of the Cabinet of the Commissioner for Energy, Günther H. Oettinger, who he advised on nuclear energy and energy research, as well as smart grids, retail markets and the relations with Russia. This included for example the Commission's work on nuclear safety and the trilateral negotiations with Russia and Ukraine on gas supply.