Ing. Marcel Lauko, PhD.


Graduated at the University of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of National Economy, where he since 1995 worked as an assistant professor at the Department of Finance and in 2004 he completed his doctoral studies specialized on finance. In his academic career he focused on the issue of business finance and on the methods of evaluation of efectivity of public expenditure. He has started to work in ECB in 2006 as an investment consultant for CEVO, his work focused on counseling for municipalities. He has become the director of EBC on 17th November 2008. At present he specializes on project management of projects focused on inovative financial schemes of energy projects and  increasing of awareness in this area. As an ECB representative he is active in various advisory committees or other groups of interest and this way he participates on commenting on upcoming legislation.


Current projects:

EESI – European Energy Service Initiative – Project focused on the support of utilisation of energy services, namely Energy Performance Contracting while implementing the measures to increase energy efficiency. Project funded from Intelligent Energy Europe program
Sustainable mobility in Bratislava – Project funded from UNDP/GEF and focused on reduction of emmissions from traffic in Bratislava
Preparation of energy efficiency of buildings legislation in Moldova – Counseling services within the program of technical assistance of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Successfully completed projects:

RFEEBE – Preparation of regulation framework for energy efficiency of buildings in Moldova and Kyrgyzstan (the project continues at present with the implementaion of new legislation in Kygryzstan and preparation of law about energy economy of buildings in Moldova)
FIRE - Support of innovations in renewable energy sources
SETatWork  – Support and promotion of renewable energy sources utilisation technologies and energy efficiency on markets in EU, Asia and Russia