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Simon Dekeyrel
Policy Analyst
Simon Dekeyrel is a Policy Analyst in the Sustainable Prosperity for Europe Programme at the European Policy Centre. He is currently finishing his PhD on the contemporary evolution of EU energy policy at the University of Nottingham, where he was part of the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie research project “EU Trade and Investment Policy” (EUTIP). Simon was a Visiting Researcher at Ghent University, the Egmont Institute and the Energy Community Secretariat in Vienna. His primary research interests are EU internal and external energy and climate policy. He holds an MSc in International Relations and a BSc in Political Science from Ghent University.

PROGRAMME

Sustainable Prosperity for Europe

PROJECTs

Climate and Energy Platform

Areas of expertise

EU Internal Energy Market, EU external energy policy, EU-Russia energy relations

Current positions

Policy Dialogue

Education

MSc in International Relations, Ghent University
BSc in Political Science, Ghent University

Languages

Dutch, English, French

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Publications

European Commission / DISCUSSION PAPER
The von der Leyen European Commission at midterm: Same priorities, different reality
By Corina Stratulat , Annika Hedberg , Stefan Sipka , Janis A. Emmanouilidis , Johannes Greubel , Francesco De Angelis , Laura Rayner , Danielle Brady , Perle Petit , Silvia Carta , Andrea G. Rodríguez , Simon Dekeyrel , Melanie Fessler , Tommaso Grossi , Emily Fitzpatrick , Elizabeth Kuiper , Marta Mucznik - 13/06/2022
Transatlantic affairs / EPC ROUND-UP
Searching for economic security in an age of confrontation: The Trade and Technology Council takes shape
By Annika Hedberg , Guillaume Van der Loo , Frederico Mollet , Georg Riekeles , Andrea G. Rodríguez , Simon Dekeyrel , Evin Jongen-Fay - 19/05/2022
Energy / OP-ED
The moral cost of 'social peace' in Germany
By Simon Dekeyrel - 14/04/2022


Contributions

Gas / CONTRIBUTION
EU plans to cut Russian gas supplies
Simon Dekeyrel was quoted in an article by Voice of America Russia on the Ukraine war and the EU's plans to cut Russian gas supplies.

You can read the article here. (In Russian)

EU plans to cut Russian gas supplies
12 April 2022 - ,
VOA Russia
Energy / CONTRIBUTION
How Bulgaria helped Putin against Ukraine
Simon Dekeyrel was quoted in an article published in Radio Free Europe on the ongoing war in Ukraine, the EU's dependence on Russian gas and TurkStream. 

You can read the article here. (In Bulgarian)

How Bulgaria helped Putin against Ukraine
08 April 2022 - ,
Radio Free Europe
Energy / OP-ED
Europe's energy weapon is a faster energy transition
Simon Dekeyrel published an opinion piece in Belgian newspaper 'De Tijd'. Together with Moniek de Jong, he argues that Europe can become less dependent on Russian gas by making its energy grid more sustainable and efficient.

Europe's energy weapon is a faster energy transition
25 February 2022 - , Belgique/Belgie
De Tijd


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