Mr Markos Damasiotis, holds a Master Degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He has more than 25 years of experience in the energy sector. Since 1994 he is working in the Hellenic Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving, where as senior expert or project manager participated in more than 60 national or international projects in the field of renewable energy (RES) and energy efficiency (EE). Since 2007, he has been the Head of Development Project Applications Department and since 2015 the Director of the Development Programmes Division of CRES, managing successfully, multidisciplinary and multinational scientific teams in the fields of technology analysis, energy systems analysis and planning, implementation of strategic programmes, market studies, research and training, awareness raising, innovative policy and financing mechanisms, approximation of legislations, business and financing issues of RES and EE sector. His professional experience, besides Greece and other EU countries, is geographically concentrated in South East Europe, Black Sea Countries and in the Mediterranean. He is member of the Board of Directors of MEDENER, the Mediterranean Association of National Agencies for Energy Management (energy efficiency and renewable energy sources).