Christian Holzleitner is currently Head of Unit responsible for Finance for Innovation and Land Use at the European Commissions Directorate-General for Climate Action. Previously, he worked as assistant to the Director-General for Climate Action covering all issues related to EU and international climate policy; and at the Directorate-General for Competition in the area of State aid for services of general economic interest in the postal, transport, and health sectors.
Before joining the European Commission, Christian worked as senior manager with KPMG Germany on international transfer pricing. Christian is an economist and holds a PhD from the University of Linz (Austria).
Energy Policy Advisor
Energy Systems Catapult; Stream chair
Susie has a background in engineering, which she applies to her work in energy policy with emphasis on innovation and whole systems decarbonisation of the energy sector. She has advised on wide-ranging policy areas, including electricity market reform, integrated policies for low carbon domestic heating and transport, and the development of a low carbon hydrogen industry within the UK. She brought her whole systems knowledge to work with BEIS on EfW with CCS last year, placing this exciting new prospect in the wider context of economy wide decarbonisation and assessing the potential policy considerations.