Michal Staša (1979) studied power engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague. He focused his studies on light technologies and lighting. He studied Civil Society Studies at Charles University in Prague. From 2005 to 2008, he worked as a lighting designer providing clients with interior and exterior lighting systems. He has been working at SEVEn as a consultant since 2008. He specializes in indoor lighting and street lighting as well. He worked on several projects aiming to reduce energy consumption of lighting systems (for example in the Czech National Theatre). He participated in the research of street lighting in the Czech Republic in 2010. He works on energy audits and participates in H2020 projects: quality and energy saving lighting in households (PremiumLight), municipal energy efficiency (Covenant of Mayors), street lighting (ESOLi), third sector lighting (Premiumlight Pro) and projects focused on green public procurement and projects focused on energy saving appliances (YAECI, Efficiency 2.1, Topten Act project, ProCold). He has written several articles about energy labeling, Ecodesign in lighting, energy saving appliances and green public procurement.