Mr. Stefan M. Buettner is Head of International Affairs & Strategy at the Institute for Energy Efficiency in Production (EEP). He is former coordinator of the G20/IPEEC Energy Efficiency Task Groups on Industry and Finance working on strategies to unleash energy productivity potentials of industry. He leads a global policy & industry benchmark, called ‘The Energy Efficiency Barometer of the Industry, #EEBarometer’ and was a member of the SE4All Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerators Implementation Committee. He is a Vice-Chair of the Bureau of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency and a member of the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG). Mr. Buettner has further expertise in low carbon innovation, smart cities, islands and mobility, as well as in energy productivity strategies through his work as Associate of the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI, Edinburgh/Scotland) and a former member of the Scottish Sustainable Energy for All Platform. He was International Advisor and Co-Author of the US Energy Strategy “Energy 2030” and is a member of the International Steering Committee of the Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global). He studied International Economics in Tübingen, Germany and Boston, United States.