Ann-Marie Colbert is a Programme Manager for EU Energy Research at SEAI, Ireland's national sustainable energy authority. SEAI is leading the transition to smarter and more sustainable energy activities in Ireland. Previously, Ann-Marie worked as a Commercial Policy and Governance manager for Gas Networks Ireland and has experience of applying for both national and European funding. In addition, she also managed the governance for an innovation fund. Prior to that role, Ann-Marie spent three years in Brussels working for ENTSOG, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas, as an advisor working on a number of European network codes. She has a degree and masters in business related topics and a post graduate degree in economic policy.