Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Energy Union
Maroš Šefčovič is Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of the Energy Union. In this capacity, he leads the “Energy Union” Project Team within the Commission which comprises of 14 commissioners. Prior to taking this position in 2014, Mr. Šefčovič held the position of Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration (2010-2014). Previously, he served as a Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the European Union (2004-2009). Šefčovič as Diplomat by profession served in Zimbabwe and Canada and as Ambassador to Israel (1992-2004). Mr. Šefčovič graduated from the University of Economy in Bratislava and the Moscow State Institute for Foreign Relations. He holds a degree as Doctor of Law and a PhD of European Law from the Comenius University, Faculty of Law, Bratislava. He also studied at Stanford University, USA.