András Siegler is Director of the European Commission in charge of research and innovation in energy (non-nuclear and nuclear). Dr. Siegler graduated in control engineering and holds a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering and a postgraduate degree in economics.
He started his career as a research engineer in mechatronics and computer aided design. Between 1996-2004, in various senior positions, he was in charge of the Hungarian policy, legislation and fund management for research including the use of EU funds for boosting R&I.
Before joining the Commission in 2005, he represented Hungary in the research policy bodies of the EU, NATO, OECD and CERN.