Gregor Zöttl (born 1976) studied economics (Dipl.-Volksw.) at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, energy technology (Dipl.-Ing.) at the Technische Universität Berlin and operation research (M.Sc.) at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the USA. He earned his doctorate in applied microeconomics with a focus on energy economics at the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) in 2008. After completing his doctorate, he moved to the Seminar for Economic Theory at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, where he habilitated in 2012. Since 2013 Gregor Zöttl has hold the Professorship for Economics with a focus on Industrial Organization and Energy Markets at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg.
Gregor Zöttl's research focuses on the design of regulated and unregulated markets. The analysis of electricity markets is currently a special focus of his research. In a series of research projects, he analyzes, for example, how long-term investment activities can be guaranteed in these markets.