Gianluca Fulli is Deputy Head of the Energy Security, Distribution and Markets Unit at the European Commission, Joint Research Centre.
He has more than 16 year-experience in power system/smart grid policies, regulation and research, with special focus on electricity grids planning, operations and technologies. He previously worked with: the Italian transmission system operator (GRTN/TERNA), where he was responsible for cross-border interconnectors planning and new generation connection; the UK gas & electricity company (NGT), on renewable integration studies; and IBM, on software for distributed devices management.
He holds a university degree (La Sapienza University, Rome) and a PhD (Politecnico di Torino), both in electrical engineering. He co-authored more than 70 scientific publications and he is involved in several EU/international projects and initiatives on smart/power grids, including those linked with the Energy Infrastructure Package (Projects of Common Interest), the Trans-European Networks for Energy, Horizon2020 and the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan.