Time: 15:00 CEST
Big IdEAs, the IEA's high-level speaker series, welcomes Mr Michael Liebreich for a discussion with IEA Executive Director Dr Fatih Birol.
Michael Liebreich is Chairman and CEO of Liebreich Associates, through which he provides advisory services and speaks on clean energy and transportation, smart infrastructure, technology, climate finance and sustainable development.
Michael founded New Energy Finance in 2004 and was Chairman and CEO until the sale to Bloomberg LP in 2009. He remained CEO of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, until 2014, then became Chairman of the Advisory Board; since the start of 2018 he has been Senior Contributor. Between 2012 and 2018 Michael was a Board Member of Transport for London, where he sat on the Finance Committee and chaired the Safety, Sustainability and HR Panel. Michael is a member of the UK Department for International Trade’s Capital Investment Advisory Board, Visiting Professor at Imperial College’s Energy Futures Lab and founding Chairman of the Liebreich Foundation and of Association EcoVillages, a Swiss charity focusing on sustainability of mountain regions.