Antonio Lopez-Nicolas is currently Deputy Head of Unit on Renewables and Energy System Integration Policy at the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission. In his role, he is leading the inter-institutional negotiations of the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (REDII) within the Fit-for-55 package and the REPowerEU plan. He is an electrical engineer with further studies in economics and management and has a wide professional experience in different relevant positions in the energy sector. Previously, Antonio worked at ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity, as Head of the Market Unit in charge of network code development, market design and transparency issues. He has also held different positions at both Red Electrica and Endesa in Spain.