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Dominique Ristori - European Commission
Dominique Ristori, director-general for energy, European Commission

Dominique Ristori took the helm of the Directorate-General for Energy at the European Commission in Brussels on January 1 this year.

In the role, Ristori heads up the department that works with the European commissioner for energy to help push forward European Union energy policy – a task that includes working to complete the integration of the continent's energy market. In effect, he is the EU's most senior civil servant when it comes to energy policy.

A French citizen, Ristori has worked for t