George A. Orfanos was born in Athens, Greece in 1983. He received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2006 and his M.Eng. in Energy Production and Management in 2008, all from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). His research interests include power system planning, electricity markets, energy economics and distributed generation. He has worked as energy trader in the Department of Energy Management at PPC S.A. He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece.