Pierre Dechamps is senior advisor at FTI Consulting.
Pierre was previously in charge of long-term decarbonisation pathways at the Research and Innovation DG of the European Commission. Before that, from 2008 to 2015, he was the member of the European Policy Advisers Bureau to the President of the Commission, in charge of energy, climate change and environment matters.
From 1998 to 2007, he worked for the European Commission Directorate General for Research as project officer for clean coal technologies and, later on, for CO2 capture and sequestration.
Pierre holds an electro-mechanical engineering degree from Liège University, a Master of Science from Cranfield University and a PhD from Liège University. He worked for 5 years as an assistant in Liège University, in the power generation department. Then he joinedCockerill Mechanical Industries, one of the world leading heat recovery boiler manufacturers for power stations, where he became Head of the R&D Engineering Department.
In addition to his FTI role, Pierre has several teaching commitments with higher education establishments throughout Europe on energy, climate and sustainability matters, notably with Cranfield University, with Ecole des Mines de Paris, the IFP School, SciencesPo Paris and with the Vistula University of Warsaw, all at Master level and/or of a continuous professional development nature.