Simone Tagliapietra, an Italian citizen, is Research Fellow at Bruegel, Adjunct Professor of Global Energy Fundamentals at the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe and Senior Researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
He is also Lecturer at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale and Non-resident Fellow at the Payne Institute of the Colorado School of Mines.
He is an expert in international energy and climate issues, with a record of numerous publications covering the international energy markets, the European energy and climate policy and the Euro-Mediterranean energy relations.
He recently authored the books 'Energy in Africa' (Springer, 2018), 'The European Gas Markets' (Palgrave, 2017), 'Energy Relations in the Mediterranean' (Palgrave, 2017), 'The Geoeconomics of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Renewable Energy' (Claeys&Casteels, 2013).
Before joining Bruegel in 2015, he also worked at the Istanbul Policy Center of Sabanci University and at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.
He is a Member of the Editorial Board of the European Energy Journal and a Senior Expert Member of the Euro-Med Economists Association.
Born in 1988, he holds a PhD in Institutions and Policies from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.
Simone speaks Italian, English and French.