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).

Jorge Seminario

Keynote Speaker

Professor Seminario works in computational quantum materials science and quantum chemistry for the analysis, design and simulation of a variety of materials, especially for energy storage and EV.

S’khumbuzo S. Tsabedze

Chief Executive Officer of Eswatini Energy Regulatory Authority

Eswatini Energy Regulatory Authority is responsible for regulation of the energy sector and downstream petroleum industry. S’khumbuzo S. Tsabedze has been instrumental in leading transformation process within the Electricity supply industry.

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.

Pedro Verdelho

President of the Portuguese Energy Regulatory Authority (ERSE)

Pedro is also actively involved in other international regulatory cooperation platforms, including the Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG), where he Chairs MEDREG’s Renewables Working Group, and Ibero-American Association of Energy Regulators (ARIAE), where he Chairs ARIAE’s Gas Working Group.

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.

Jesús Roberto Tamayo Pacheco

Director of the Economic Operation Committee of the National Interconnected System (COES-SINAC)

Jesús was President of the Board of Directors of Osinergmin in the period from 2012 to 2017. He was also chair of the Ibero-American Association of Energy Regulators (ARIAE)

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.

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.

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)

Andrew Flagg

Coordinator of the Regulatory Energy Transition Accelerator (RETA)

Andrew works as an external consultant to the International Energy Agency at RETA. Before that, he led the work on the COP26 climate change conference for Great Britain’s energy regulator, Ofgem, which involved developing and launching RETA.

Susana Cazorla

Director and founding partner of SICEnrgy

Susana was Vice President of the International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER). She is an economist with a Master of Science in Public Financial Policy from the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE).

Michael Caron

President of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners of United States (NARUC)

Michael is a Commissioner of the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA). He is also a member of NARUC's Electricity, Telecommunications & Critical Infrastructure Committees.

Ana Paola Gutierrez

Research Director of the Department of Energy Mining Law at the Universidad del Externado de Colombia.

Ana is a member of the Ibero-American Association of Energy Law, of the Institute of Energy Regulatory Studies, the Latin American Network of Mining Law and the Ibero-American Regulatory Association.

Yolanda Domingo

Executive Director of Rates at the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC)

Yolanda manages all general rate and rate design proceedings at the BCUC, including various high-profile and regulatory matters. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta.

Paulo Oliveira

Management Advisor in the Directorate of Infrastructures and Networks (DIR) of the Regulatory Authority for Energy Services of Portugal (ERSE)

Paulo experience includes several areas of work, namely electricity and gas tariffs, data measurement and handling, energy efficiency programmes.

Jennifer Nicholson

Board Member of Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board

Jennifer is Vice-Chair of Canada's Energy and Utility Regulators (CAMPUT) and has been a Member of the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board since April 2018. The Board is an independent body with legal or court-like powers assigned to it by various statutes.

Martin Cave

Chair of the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets of the United Kingdom (Ofgem)

Martin has advised regulators and governments in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australasia, and Europe. He has held professional positions at Warwick Business School and the London School of Economics, where he is now a visiting professor.

Erin Hammel

Director, International Programs, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), USA

Erin Hammel has pioneered NARUC’s international strategic vision through development of results-oriented energy and regulatory programs since 1999. She plays a central role in the USAID/NARUC Advancing Women Leaders in Energy (AWLE) initiative.

Maria Elena Martín Morales

Hydrocarbon Quality Manager from the Regulating Authority of Costa Rica's Public Services (ARESEP)

Maria´s work focuses on the evaluation and continuous improvement of the quality of the public fuel service. She is a chemical engineer, and holds a Master's Degree in Hydrocarbon Management with a major in Statistics and Data Analysis.

Alberto Pototschnig

Deputy Director for the World of Practice and part-time Professor at the Florence School of Regulation – European University Institute

Alberto was the first Director of the EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER). He holds a Degree in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan and an MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics, University of London.

Ilaria Conti

Head of the Gas, Hydrogen and Decarbonisation area at the Florence School of Regulation

Ilaria has worked in EU energy policy and regulation for more than 15 years. She worked for the United Nations (UNRIC), the Permanent Representation of Italy at the Europe Union (EU) and the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET)

Ignacio Pérez Arriaga

Director of the Economic Operation Committee of the National Interconnected System (COES-SINAC)

Jesús was President of the Board of Directors of Osinergmin in the period from 2012 to 2017. He was also chair of the Ibero-American Association of Energy Regulators (ARIAE)

Lorraine Akiba

President and CEO of LHA Ventures

Lorraine served as a commissioner on the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission. She continues to remain active with the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners International Committee (NARUC) in peer-to-peer regulatory review programs sponsored by USAID and the U.S. State Department.

Rodrigo Rodriguez

Vice president of the Ibero-American Association of Energy Regulators (ARIAE)

Rodrigo is the National Director of Electricity, Drinking Water and Sanitary Sewerage in the National Authority of Public Services of Panama. He’s a specialist in Regulation of Public Services, Ph.D. in Electric Power from the National University of San Juan, Argentina.

Elijah Sichone

Executive Secretary of the Regional Electricity Regulators Association of Southern Africa - RERA

Elijah worked for the then National Electricity Regulator (NER) of South Africa during which time he also served as the Executive Secretary of the African Forum for Utility Regulators (AFUR)

Alda Ozola

Chair of the Board, Public Utilities Commission (Regulator), Latvia

Alda Ozola as a chair of multi-sector regulator, she focuses on dynamic regulation that would foster energy transition towards climate neutrality. Also, she was a Deputy State Secretary at the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

Marco Antonio Mancilla Ayancán

Executive Secretary of the National Energy Commission of Chile

Marco has worked more than 25 years in the energy sector in Chile, including the energy regulator. He is an Industrial Civil Engineer and holds a Bachelor in Physics from the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Ariana Cabral

Senior Technician in the Regulation Department of the Multisectoral Economic Regulatory Agency of Cape Verde

Ariana is a third-year PhD student in African Studies at the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa – ISCTE. She is an economist by profession and has Bachelor and Master degrees in Economics with a specialization in Financial Economics at the University of Coimbra

José Fernando Prada

Executive Director of the Energy and Gas Regulatory Commission of Colombia (CREG)

Jose Fernando Prada is a senior energy specialist with broad experience in regulation, management and operation of energy markets and the electric power industry. He has a Ph.D. degree in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Energy Technology and Policy from MIT

Rosendo Ramirez

Professor of the Institute of Regulation and Finance of ESAN University - FRI ESAN and General Manager of NEGLISAC

Rosendo was Chief of Staff and General Director of Energy Efficiency at Peru´s Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM)