Emilie Simon

PhD candidate in Environmental Sciences at the University of Lausanne and HES-SO Valais-Wallis Switzerland
Biography

Emilie Simon currently works at the Institute of Sustainable Energy of the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland Valais (HES-SO Valais-Wallis) and is completing a PhD in Environmental Sciences at the University of Lausanne. The subject of her thesis is: “What role can natural gas and its infrastructure play in the transition to a low-carbon energy system in Switzerland?”

Before that, she worked for about ten years in the natural gas sector in Switzerland. This experience allowed her to observe first-hand the profound changes that are taking place there. Parallel to her professional activity, she completed a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Energy Management and a Master of Science in Economics at the University of Neuchâtel.


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