Tom Kober leads the Energy Economics Group of the Laboratory for Energy Systems Analysis at the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI). Conducting research in the field of energy modelling over the past 12 years, he developed to an expert on techno-economic analysis of energy systems and energy policy. As scientist at PSI, and before at the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) and at the Institute of Energy Economics and Rational Energy Use (IER), he was involved in numerous international research projects. His current research interests concern international strategies for sustainable energy supply and greenhouse gas emissions reductions, as well as energy storage technology. Tom Kober studied industrial engineering and management at Dresden Technical University and holds a PhD from University of Stuttgart.