Jorge Vasconcelos is Chairman of NEWES, New Energy Solutions, a company acting in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency in Europe. Consultant to several international organisations and national authorities. Invited Professor at the Technical University of Lisbon. Alternate member of the Administrative Board of ACER nominated by the European Parliament.
First chairman of the Portuguese Energy Regulatory Authority. Founder and first chairman of the Council of European Energy Regulators. First chairman of the European Regulators’ Group for Electricity and Gas. Co-founder of the Ibero-American Association of Energy Regulatory Authorities. Founder and member of the Executive Committee of the Florence School of Regulation. Member of several national and international advisory committees on energy matters, including the 2011 EC Advisory Committee on the Energy Roadmap 2050. He graduated in power systems from Porto University and got the Dr.-Ing. degree from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.