Dr Wietze Lise – Principal consultant at AF‐Mercados EMI, based in Ankara, Turkey since February 2012, heading the Energy Markets Division and a freelance expert. His main work experience is in power and gas markets both in Europe and Turkey. However, he also has sound knowledge and experience in energy‐economic modelling, economics of climate change, and resource management. During his over two decades of research and consultancy experience, he worked in Holland at several research and consultancy companies who were leaders in the energy and environmental field. In addition to that, he worked together with multidisciplinary teams both in Europe and Turkey, and acquired, produced and managed a myriad of projects. He has about forty published and widely cited scientific articles in various international journals.He holds an MSc in Applied Mathematics from Twente University, Holland and a PhD in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, India.