Attila Steiner is State Secretary for Energy and Climate, Ministry of Energy of Hungary. Prior to his current position he was State Secretary for the Development of Circular Economy, Energy and Climate Policy of the Ministry for Innovation and Technology and State Secretary for EU Affairs of the Ministry of Justice. Previously, he worked as Deputy State Secretary for EU Relations within the Prime Minister’s Office. Earlier stations of his career include the position of a political advisor in the Prime Minister’s Office where his work focused on energy policy. Previously, he served as a political advisor in the European Parliament, also in the field of energy policy. He is a graduate of economy of the Corvinus University in Budapest. Apart from his native Hungarian, he speaks English and German, and has an intermediate language skill in French.