Prof. Samuel Furfari (aka Samuele) is a Chemical Engineer from the Free University of Brussels. In 1982 he received his Ph.D. from the same university with a thesis in the field of energy. For 36 years, he was a senior official at the Energy Directorate General of the European Commission. He is Professor of Geopolitics and Energy Policy for 20 years, presently at ESCP-London. He is the author of many articles and of 18 books on energy and sustainable development. He is a Knight of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.