Claire Roumet is Director of Energy cities, the European association of local authorities in energy transition. Energy Cities opens dialogue between Mayors and EU institutions to accelerate the energy transition of European cities, with the example of its pioneer 1000 members located in 30 countries. Democratise, Devolve, and Divest are our drivers for change to support cities in transforming their communities. She joined the team of Energy cities 3 years ago after a decade years as Secretary General of Housing Europe, the Federation of social housing providers. She is French and graduated in economics. She has done a post-graduate in European policies in Strasbourg after a year of econometrics in Mainz, Germany. Living in Brussels, she speaks English, Spanish and French with some German.