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Dr. Janosch Ondraczek is an energy economist in the European Investment Bank’s Energy Department, based in Luxembourg. Since joining the EIB in early 2016, his focus has been on the economic and financial aspects of renewable energy projects both in- and outside of the EU. Recent projects include, inter alia, the financing of a number of wind and hydro power plants in Greece, the financing of solar energy projects in Africa (Morocco and Zambia) and wind farms in Scandinavia and on the Iberian Peninsula.
Dr. Ondraczek has followed the Greek renewables market closely for nearly 20 years, starting with an internship at Enron Wind Hellas in the year 2001. From 2005 to 2016, Dr. Ondraczek worked as a consultant and project manager on renewable energy projects (project finance, transactions and strategy advice) at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Hamburg, Germany. During this time, he advised on a number of Greek renewable energy projects.
Dr. Ondraczek studied environmental and resource economics (Master of Science) at University College London (UK) and European business (Diplom-Betriebswirt and Bachelor of Arts) at the University of Applied Sciences, Münster (DE), and the University of Portsmouth (UK). He later pursued a Ph.D. in economics on at Hamburg University (DE) with research focused on “The economics of solar photovoltaic electricity in East Africa”. From 2011 to 2014, he was also a guest research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in the research group on Risk, Policy and Vulnerability in Laxenburg, Austria (AT).