Constantinos Papalucas is an Energy Policy Expert and an EastMed Specialist. He served as a Senior advisor to the Greek Minister of Environment and Energy and as the Coordinator of the National Hydrogen Committee. He coordinated the Greek participation in the Important Projects of Common European Interest (IPCEI) on Hydrogen “Technologies and Systems” putting the first Greek hydrogen projects in the IPCEI pipeline and also led the joint task force between the Greek Ministry and the U.S. Department of Energy that jointly developed a regional CCUS concept in Greece with the participation of several Greek energy corporations. During his tenure he landed several world class major energy corporations to assess various upstream and midstream opportunities in Greece and invest in new green technology ventures.
In the past he served as an Associate at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and at the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee. Upon his return from the United States, he founded EastMed Energy Hub, an advisory platform that advocates for a regional energy hub in the Eastern Mediterranean through joint infrastructure and investments and that help its partners to grow in the region.
Constantinos teaches Energy Strategy & Management and Negotiations &Conflict Management, in the Department of Business and Public Administration of the University of Cyprus. He is also a member of the United Nations Group of Gas Experts (UNECE), Group of Experts on CMM and the Task Force of Hydrogen. He has written several Policy Papers and has been a member of the authoring team of the Greek National Energy and Climate Plan. His work has been hosted/featured in mainstream journals and magazines such as the Washington Times, S&P Global Platts, NAPE — Magazine for Dealmakers, Times of Israel, Egypt Oil&Gas, Hipporeads and others. Constantinos holds a Master of Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School of Government.