Mr Pawel Herczynski
Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia
Before joining the EU Delegation to Georgia, Ambassador Herczynski was a Managing Director for Common Security and Defence Policy and Crisis Response in the European External Action Service in Brussels. His previous postings include serving as Ambassador of Poland to the EU Political and Security...
DR Katharina Bryan
Head of Cabinet, European Court of Auditors
Katharina Bryan is working as Head of Private Office of a Member of the European Court of Auditors (ECA) in Luxembourg, developing and supervising strategy, audit work and stakeholder engagement. During her 12 years at the ECA, she focused on the area of sustainability, climate...
DR Konstantin Petrov
Managing Consultant, DNV Energy Systems
Konstantin Petrov is an energy economist and engineer with a major focus in the area of economic regulation, market/industry design and applied modelling. At DNV Energy Systems he is managing consultant in the Market and Regulation Team. He has worked on multiple assignments in more than 40 count...
DR Rolands Irklis
Auditor General, State Audit Office of Latvia
Before assuming his office at the State Audit Office, Mr Irklis was the Chair of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of the Republic of Latvia and a PUC Commissioner. He also served as Vice-Chair of Board of Regulators at Agency for Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and Vice-President of ...
Mr Rémy Garaude-Verdier
European Affairs Director, Enedis
Mr. Rémy Garaude-Verdier is the European Affairs Director at Enedis, the French electric DSO managing the largest distribution network in Europe. From the time he joined the company in 2011, he coordinated and participated in several smart grid projects, developing a sou...
Mr Dietmar Preinstorfer
Director of International Relations, Austrian Energy Regulatory Authority E-control
Mr. Preinstorfer can draw on extensive professional experience in the international energy arena. He concluded his university career with a master’s degree from renowned Karl-Franzens University in Graz and immediately started to work at the Austrian Parliament, where he ...
Ms Naida Taso
Renewable Energy Expert, Energy Community Secretariat
Ms. Naida Taso has ten years of international experience in areas of renewable energy, sustainable development, energy modelling and electricity markets. Currently working in the Energy Community Secretariat as Renewable Energy Expert within the European Green Deal Unit, Naida ...
Ms Andrijana Nelkova-Chuchuk
ERRA Presidium Member; Commissioner, Energy and Water Services Regulatory Commission (ERC), North Macedonia
Andrijana Nelkova Chuchuk was elected as Commissioner at the Energy and Water Services Regulatory Commission of the Republic of North Macedonia in August 2019. Previously she was a Deputy Head of Economic Department at the ERC. She has 15 years’ experience in energy regulati...
Mr Ardian Berisha
Regulatory Specialist, Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA)
Ardian is a regulatory reform specialist with 13+ years of experience in energy sector regulation, specializing in energy policy reform, economic regulation of regulated infrastructure, electricity tariffs and renewable energy support schemes. As a regulatory consultant and a tari...
Mr Sebastian Molineus
Regional Director for South Caucasus, World Bank
Mr. Sebastian Molineus is the World Bank Regional Director for the South Caucasus since July 1, 2019, where he is responsible for developing the World Bank’s country strategies, managing the portfolio of ...
DR Harald Proidl
Director for Renewables and Energy Efficiency, E-Control, Austria
Harald Proidl is Director for Renewables and Energy Efficiency with the Austrian regulator E-Control. He holds a Master’s degree and a PhD in Economics. Before Harald Proidl joined E-Control, he was a research fellow at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz and senior expert for RES and EE...
Ms Irina Țerigradean
Deputy Head, Policy Implementation and Monitoring Department, Energy Efficiency Agency of the Republic of Moldova
Ms Irina Terigradean joined the Energy Efficiency Agency of the Republic of Moldova in 2020. She is responsible for ensuring the process of elaboration and substantiation of policy documents in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources, as well as the process of monitoring their...
Mr Ivan Faucheux
Commissioner, French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE)
Mr Ivan FAUCHEUX, General Engineer at “Corps des Mines”, former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and agrégé de mathématiques, was appointed on Augu...
Mr Mustafa Celebi
Head, Wind and Solar Group, Energy Market Regulatory Authority
Mustafa ÇELEBİ is Head of Wind and Solar Group at Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) of Turkiye. He has bachelor degrees of electrical and electronics engineering and law. Besides, he has a Master’s degree and a PhD in Business Administration. He worked almost 5 years at Tarif...
Mr David Bar
Senior Department Manager, Office of State Controller
Mr Bar has been employed in the Israel State Comptroller's Office since 2007. He manages an audit staff of ten. The main auditees in his department are the Energy Ministry, Economics and Industry Ministry, 3 major oil and gas pipeline corporations, Competition Authority, Government Companies Auth...
Ms Aygun Zeynalova
HEAD, PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION AND LEGAL DEPARTMENT, AZERBAIJAN RENEWABLE ENERGY AGENCY
Aygun Zeynalova graduated from Baku State University (LL.Bin International Law) with highest distinction and also holds Master degrees from University of Strasbourg (Europea...
Ms Rana Humbatova
Head, Hydrogen and Green Technologies Department, Azerbaijan Renewable Energy Agency
Mr Davit Muradyan
head of development programs division
Davit Muradyan is a head of development programs division of tariff policy department at Public Services Regulatory Commission of the Republic of Armenia. He joined the commission in 2015, starting from a leading specialist at licensing division of legal and licensing departmen...
Mr Giuseppe Dell'Olio
Giuseppe Dell'Olio, Energy Efficiency Expert, GSE, Italy
Mr Giuseppe Dell’Olio has been working in the energy sector since 1993, initially with ENEL (the Italian electricity authority at that time) and...
Mr Mohammad Shahrour
Senior Analyst, Business Development, Masdar, United Arab Emirates
Mohammad Shahrour currently manages Masdar’s 1 GW of solar PV projects in Iraq, 1 GW of onshore wind projects in Azerbaijan and all the projects that are currently being explored in Georgia. With a background in energy trading at Glencore London, Mohammad then joined Masd...
Mrs Viktorya Keshishyan
Head of Renewable Energy Division, Energy Department of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia
Viktorya Keshishyan is an Electrical Engineer who graduated with honours from the State Engineering University of Armenia (SEUA) in 1980.
Since 1997 she started her work career at the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Armenia as Chief Specialist of the External Relations Department. M...
Mr Zurab Arveladze
Head, Legal Provision Division for Energy Projects of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia
Mr Zurab Arveladze joined the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development in February 2021. Initially, Mr Arveladze held the position of Chief Specialist and later became the Head of Legal Provision Division for Energy Projects of the Energy Policy and Investment Projects Department of the Mi...
MR Vladyslav Maksakov
Vladyslav Maksakov, State expert of renewable electricity development, Ministry of Energy of Ukraine
Vladyslav is working as the renewable energy expert in the Ministry for more than 3 years. He has master’s degree in energy management. His main tasks in the Ministry are organization of Green auctions, developing Feed-in-premium model, creating the policy for small-scale ...