Aleksandar Kovacevic is a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES). He is an energy economist with over 20 years of private consultancy experience serving institutional (the World Bank, UN, EC, USAID, IEA/OECD, etc) and private clients in Southeastern Europe and the Russian Federation. As a practitioner he has delivered unconventional advice in emergency situations and complex energy efficiency solutions. He has received Innovation Award at Power Gen Europe 2002 and serves as Advisory Board member, chairman and lecturer with the Russian Power Conference since its establishment in 2002. During 1992-1998 he leads Taganrog Development project in the Russian Federation, while in 1996 he has provided advanced infrastructure development plan for the City of Belgrade that facilitated first significant elections win of democratic opposition in Serbia. Mr. Kovacevic provided advice, emergency management and coordination services to the UN OCHA, the World Bank and the UNDP in rapid reconstruction of the energy sector in Serbia & Montenegro after war in 1999. He was the only domestic author of the World Bank Public Expenditure and Institutional Review for Serbia and Montenegro (2003), principal author and project manager for the UNDP publication on Energy, Environment and Poverty in Serbia and Montenegro “Stuck in the Past” (2004). His analyses of the impacts of the Russia – Ukraine gas crisis (OIES, 2009) became reference for the new EU security of supply directive. He contributes regularly to Oil & Gas Economy & Law international network, UNECE sustainable energy practice and Central Europe Gas conference.