Dr. Tomas Wyns (Belgium)
Institute for European Studies, VUB
Researcher environment & sustainable development
Doctoral researcher working on European and international climate policy, in particular the design of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), post-2020 industrial and innovation policy and enhancing global climate action under a 2015 international climate agreement. Before joining IES, Wyns worked for five years as a climate policy officer in the environmental administration of the Flemish government in Belgium, responsible for implementing the EU ETS and industrial energy efficiency policies. He later joined the European Climate Action Network (ECAN), where he coordinated European NGOs' activities in the field of Europe’s 2020 climate and energy package, including the implementation of the reviewed EU ETS.