Hrvoje Foretić is a Project Officer at the European Commission’s Directorate General (DG) Joint Research Centre (JRC). He is a member of the ‘Smart Electricity Systems and Interoperability’ team in the Unit C.3., where his area of responsibility includes the investigation of the role of interoperability in the digitalisation of energy. His previous experience lies in transmission system operation, adequacy assesment and electricity metering.

Currently, he is involved in the joint project with DG Energy looking to develop policy proposals for Energy Smart Appliances (ESA), with the focus on interoperability requirements for ESA and proposal of a Code of Conduct for manufacturers. He holds MSc and BSc degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) of the University of Zagreb.