Jean-Arnold Vinois, practiced as lawyer before joining the European Commission in 1987. Since 1992, he occupied, within the Directorate General for Energy and Transport, several management posts dealing successively with human and financial resources, trans-European networks, transport research, railway transport and interoperability. In April 2006, he became Head of the Unit responsible for Energy policy, security of supply and networks. Since July 2011, he is acting as Director of the internal energy market within the Directorate General for Energy, covering in particular the wholesale and retail electricity and gas markets, security of energy supply and energy networks. He retired on January 1st 2013 and is now Honorary Director. However, he continues to act occasionnally for DG Energy to promote the internal market for energy and related initiatives. Since 1st April 2013 and for one year, he may also act as Special Advisor to Günther Oettinger, the Commissioner responsible for energy.


Job Title : Advisor to the Energy Center