Executive Director, Energy Cities
Claire Roumet is Director of Energy Cities, the European association of local authorities in energy transition. Energy Cities initiated a process aimed at making and debating proposals for accelerating the energy transition of European cities, and has examples of its pioneer 1000 members located in 30 countries. Previously she worked as secretary general of Housing Europe, a federation of social, public and cooperative housing providers. She was also vice-president of the Social Platform of the EU coalition for energy savings. She graduated in economics and completed a postgraduate course in European policies in Strasbourg after a year spent studying econometrics in Mainz.