Case Handler – State Aid – Rapporteur, Unit B2 – State aid / Energy and environment, DG Competition, European Commission, Brussels
Since 2014 Matt has worked on state aid at DG Competition in the European Commission. He is responsible for state aid enforcement in the energy sector, and played a key role in the commission’s 2016 sector inquiry into electricity capacity mechanisms and clean energy legislative package. He has extensive knowledge of electricity market design, capacity mechanisms, and renewables support and integration.
Before joining the commission, Matt worked in the UK civil service on the EU Emissions Trading System and on the 2010-2014 British electricity market reform programme, where he managed the project to design the British capacity mechanism.