Vincent Berrutto is Head of Unit responsible for research, innovation, digitalisation, and competitiveness at the European Commission Directorate General for Energy (DG ENERGY). His Unit aims to support R&I in clean energy, foster digital energy services, and improve EU’s competitiveness, with the long-term goal to decarbonise Europe by 2050. Prior to this, Vincent Berrutto was heading the Unit in charge of energy efficiency at the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-size Enterprises (EASME). He also dealt earlier with energy issues in other services of the European Commission, as well as in the French government. He graduated as civil engineer from the French Graduate School of Civil, Environmental and Urban Engineering. He also holds a MSc and a PhD in building science from the University of Savoie. He has more than 25 years of professional experience.