Hans van Steen is Head of Unit in the European Commission, DG Energy. He holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Århus, Denmark.
Mr. van Steen has been with the European Commission since 1989 and was the Head of Unit for Renewable Energy between June 2006 and August 2013.
In August 2013 Mr.
van Steen took over the responsibility for the unit in DG Energy which is responsible for International Energy Relations and Enlargement.
On 1 January 2017 he was nominated Adviser on Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency in DG Energy, but is currently acting as Head of Unit in the International Energy Unit of the Directorate General.