Jorge Núñez Ferrer
Jorge Núñez Ferrer is Senior Research fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). He is specilised in EU budgetary and financial instruments, but has also been involved in energy policies and in particular the development of smart cities. He is presently supporting the EIB as independent external advisor on the matters of the EU budget. He is also a member of the advisory group of the newly established ‘Kazarian Center for Public Financial Management’ bringing together key international specialists.
He has worked as academic, EU Commission official and consultant for governments on strategic planning for EU structural funds. He is the author of numerous studies for EU institutions on the EU budget and financial instruments, as well as on innovation policy and particularly smart cities. Amongst his latest works he has led the background study on EU resources for the High Level Group on Own Resources led by Mario Monti.
Jorge holds a PhD from Imperial College of the University of London.