Speaker

Speakers

David Danner

Chair of ICER

He is the current chair of the International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER), institution leaded by NARUC.

Omar Chambergo

Chair of VIII WFER and Osinergmin

Omar Chambergo is the current Chair of the Board of Directors of Osinergmin. He is a petrochemical engineer, graduated from the National University of Engineering

Annegret Groebel

Vice Chair of ICER

She is the current Chair of CEER. She is also Director of International Relations at the German Regulatory Authority for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway (BNetzA).

David Morton

Vice Chair of ICER

David M. Morton was appointed Vice Chair of ICER in June 2020. He is Chair and CEO of the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) since December 2015. In addition to being the Chair and CEO, he is also a Commissioner.

Francisco Salazar

ICER Coordinator

Founding partner of Enix, a consulting firm specialized in energy regulation. During 2015-2017, he lead the Mexican Chapter of the World Energy Council (WEC).

Alda Ozola

Chair of the Board of Directors of the Latvian Energy Regulator (PUC)

CEER General Assembly member. As a chair of multi-sector regulator of Latvia, she focuses on dynamic regulation that would foster energy transition towards climate neutrality.

Andrijana Nelkova Chuchuk

ERRA's presidum member and Comissioner at the Energy and Water Services Regulatory Commission of the Republic of North Macedonia

In 2018 Andrijana was elected for her second term as Chair of ERRA´s Tariff Committee. She holds an M.Sc. degree in Economy.

Anna Collyer

Chair of the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) and Energy Security Board (ESB)

Anna Collyer has more than two decades of public and private sector experience in energy and has worked extensively on industry reform.

Anna K. Fung

Deputy Chair of British Columbia Utilities Commission

Anna has practiced law in British Columbia, Canada since 1986. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (English and French) from the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Victor Choque

Director at the Electricity and Nuclear Technology Authority of Bolivia (AETN)

Director of Operations Control, Quality and Consumer Protection Area 1 of the AETN. He is an electronic engineer from the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, with a Specialization in Economics of Regulation at the Universidad Católica Boliviana.

Temitope Udo-Affia

Coordinator of Off-grid Regulation and Markets at GET.transform

In her current role at GET.transform, she supports governments globally in developing markets and designing policies, regulations, auctions, and tariff frameworks that promote power sector transformation and support last-mile solutions.

Maia Melikidze

Chair of ERRA

Maia Melikidze is a Commissioner at the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission. She is also an executive MBA graduate from Harvard University in the field of Global Strategic Management.

Marsha Atherley-Ikechi

Chief Executive Officer of the Fair Trading Commission in Barbados

Her portfolio includes consumer protection, fair competition, and utility regulation. She holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. from the University of the West Indies in Chemical/Environmental Engineering and Renewable Energy Management.

Claudio Martins de Souza

Director of the National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels of Brazil (ANP).

Claudio has worked at the ANP since 2005. He graduated in Geology from the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro. He also holds a Master in Geosciences (Geochemistry) from the Fluminense Federal University.

Sorina Mortada

Technical consultant to the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC)

Sorina developed the Second National Energy Efficiency Action Plan for Lebanon and was a main author of the National Renewable Action Plan and the Renewable Energy Outlook. She holds a Ph.D. degree in Energy from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines-Paris.

Wolfgang Urbantschitsch

Vice President of CEER and Executive Director of the Austrian Regulatory Authority for Energy - E-Control

Wolfgang is a member of the Board of Regulators of ACER, President of the Advisory Committee of the Energy Community, and Chair of E-Control’s Consumers Task Force. He holds a master’s degree from the College of Europe in Bruges/Belgium and a doctoral degree from the University of Graz/Austria.

Ziria Tibalwa Waako

CEO of the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Uganda (ERA)

Under her leadership, Uganda tops African Development Bank's Electricity Regulatory Index for fourth consecutive year. She holds an MSc. and BSc. Electrical Engineering, both from Makerere University.

Simon Turmel

Member of Regula E.Fr and Commissioner of the Régie de l'Énergie du Québec

Simon Turmel has led various ministerial offices including those of Justice, Immigration & Cultural Communities, Mines & Wildlife, and Indigenous Affairs. He holds a BA in Political Science from Université Laval (Quebec, Canada).

Silvana Romero

Chair of Uruguay's Energy and Water Regulator (URSEA)

Silvana was a member of MERCOSUR’s Environmental Task Group. She has been a consultant in national and international public organizations. She is a chemical engineer with graduate studies in marketing and management.

Jim Robb

President and CEO of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

Jim oversees NERC’s mission of assuring the reliability and security of the North American bulk power system. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University in Indiana and a master’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Pennsylvania.

Carolina Mora

Head of the Communication Department of Costa Rica´s Regulatory Authority of Public Services (ARESEP)

Carolina has worked in the communication offices of the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Public Education, and the Regulatory Authority of Public Services. She holds a Master's Degree in Journalism and Political Communication from the Universidad de Costa Rica.

Luciano Paulin

Chair of Argentina's Association of Electricity Regulators (ADERE)

Luciano is director of regulatory analysis and special studies at the Provincial Energy Regulatory Body of Entre Ríos (EPRE) of Argentina. He is a lawyer specializing in notarial law, tort law, in-depth procedural law, and litigation strategies.

Clare Savage

Chair of the Australian Energy Regulator

Clare Savage is a member of Australia´s Energy Security Board (ESB). She has a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) and a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and History) from The University of Melbourne.

Hasan Özkoç

Director of MEDREG

Hasan Ozkoc represents globally MEDREG and in charge of developing activities, tools, regulatory standards and good practices to promote a functioning, interoperated, compatible and sustainable regulatory framework in the Mediterranean region.

Rota Šņuka

Board member and Commissioner of the Latvian energy regulator PUC

Rota has served as a commissioner on the Public Utilities Commission in Latvia since July 2016. Before joining PUC, she was Director of the Energy Department at the Ministry of Economics in Latvia.

Mariano Bacigalupo

Board Member of the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV).

Mariano was a member of the National Commission on Markets and Competition (CNMC). He has been vice chairman of ARIAE, a member of the Board of ACER, and a member of the General Assembly of CEER.

Natalie McCoy

Head of International Relations Office at Portugal’s Energy Services Regulatory Authority (ERSE)

Natalie McCoy co-chairs the CEER Customers and Retail Markets Working Group. She also co-chairs ACER Retail Working Group.

Christian Zinglersen

Director of the European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER)

Christian was the first Head of the global Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat at the IEA. He previously served as Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities, and Climate. He holds a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Copenhagen.

Nadia Horstmann

Chair of CEER European Policy Unit and Head of Section at BNetzA

Nadia is the Head of the Unit of International Coordination Energy and Post of the German Regulatory Authority for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway (BNetzA) and an Alternate of the European Agency Board of Appeal.

Derek Olmstead

Administrator & CEO at Alberta's Market Surveillance Administrator (MSA), Canada

Derek has worked at the Alberta Electric System Operator, the Australian Energy Regulator/Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, and Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator. He holds a Ph.D. in economics.

Ana Isabel Moreno

Head of "Energy Supply 4.0" project in Peru of the German Agency for Development (GIZ)

She leads the "Energy Supply 4.0" and "Circular Economy" projects of the GIZ cluster "Sustainable Urban Development". She has a Ph.D. in Project Management with a focus on energy.

Milene Yarixa Nuñez Espinoza

Representative of Peru Young Energy Professionals

Milene is a member of Peru Young Energy Professionals a team of young professionals in the energy sector aimed at strengthening and promoting new generations’ participation in developing and improving this industry in Peru.

Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria

Director General of Kenya's Energy Regulator (EPRA)

Daniel is the current Chairperson of the Regional Association of Energy Regulators for Eastern and Southern Africa (RAERESA) and also serves as an Executive/Steering Committee Member of the International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER)

Alison Archer

Director of Standards & Assurance at the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO)

Alison´s work includes investigation and completion compliance issue assessments, implementation of new or revised regulatory obligations, comment development for new or revised regulatory obligations, and audit preparation support.

Andrea Lenauer

Senior International Relations Advisor at the Austrian Energy Regulatory Authority (E-Control).

Vice Chair ICER WIE Initiative. She was Head of Section for the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB) of the European Union

Carolyn Calwell

COO & Chief Corporate Services Officer & General Counsel at Ontario Energy Board (OEB)

Carolyn is the Chair of ICER Virtual Working Group 3. She also leads the OEB’s work with the Regulatory Energy Transition Accelerator (RETA)