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ENERGY AND FINANCIAL REGULATORS

PAUL VAN SON

Dr Martin Rose

EMIR + MiFID Expert
Federal Financial Supervisory Authority – BaFin

PAUL VAN SON

Biagio De Filpo

Senior REMIT Expert
ARERA
(Italian Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and Environment)

Dr Thomas Müller

Dr Thomas Müller

Head of Market Transparency Unit for Wholesale Electricity and Gas Markets / REMIT Enforcement / SMARD
Bundesnetzagentur

Volker

Volker Zuleger

Director of the Market Integrity and Transparency Department
ACER (TBC)

Søren Lorenz Søndergaard

Søren Lorenz Søndergaard

Special Adviser
Forsyningstilsynet – Danish Utility Regulator (DUR)

Paul Willis

Paul Willis

Technical Specialist – Commodities / Derivative Markets / Markets Division
FCA

Kaj Forsberg

Kaj Forsberg

Senior Analyst & Advisor – Member of ACER’s Market Integrity and Transparency Working Group
Swedish Energy Markets Inspectorate – Energimarknadsinspektionen

Andrew Ebrill

Andrew Ebrill

 

Manager, Market Monitoring and Clean Energy Package 
Commission for Regulation of Utilities – CRU

Christine Cobut

Christine Cobut 

Advisor
Commission de Régulation de l’Electricité et du Gaz – CREG

Mehtap Kiliç

 Mehtap Kiliç

Supervision Officer – Energy Markets
Autoriteit Financiële Markten – Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets

Cornelia Kawann

Cornelia Kawann

Head of Division Market Surveillance
Federal Electricity Commission – ElCom

CRE

Nimitz Ty

Head of Investigation on Wholesale Energy Markets
Commission de Régulation de l’Energie – CRE

Prof. Dr. Sotirios Manolkidis

Prof. Dr. Sotirios Manolkidis

Vice – President
Regulatory Authority for Energy

Ksenia Khromova

Ksenia Khromova

Head of Market Analysis & Monitoring Tools
Commission de Régulation de l’Energie – CRE

Tomaz Vizintin

Tomaz Vizintin

Team leader Market Surveillance and Conduct Department
ACER

Nathan Macwhinnie

Nathan Macwhinnie

Head of Market Intelligence and Oversight, Consumers & Markets
Ofgem

INDUSTRY SPEAKERS

Marc Cornelius

Marc Cornelius

Head of Energy & Commodities Compliance
TP ICAP

Gerfried Krömer

Gerfried Krömer

Senior Compliance Advisor
Shell Trading

Andrew Foederer

Andrew Foederer

Trading Compliance Manager
Repsol

Mortiz Muck

Mortiz Muck

Legal Counsel
BKW

Yasmine Li

Yasmine Li

Head of  EMEA Surveillance
Macquarie

Oliver Spindler

Oliver Spindler

Compliance  Officer
Vattenfall

Carlotta Zerega

Carlotta Zerega

Head of Legal Department
DXT Commodities

Anya Bissessur

Anya Bissessur

Senior Commercial Lawyer, Market Regulations and Compliance
Statkraft Energi AS

Riccardo Rossi

Riccardo Rossi

Compliance  Officer
Centrica Energy Marketing & Trading

Séverine Turgis

Séverine Turgis

Brexit and Economic Policy Manager
Energy UK

Justin Nathan

Justin Nathan

Surveillance Chief Technical Officer
Crédit Suisse

Jan Haizmann

Jan Haizmann

Chairman of the Legal Committee
EFET

Aviv Handler

Aviv Handler

Managing Director
ETR Advisory

Bernhard Walter

Bernhard Walter

Head Market Design and Regulatory Affairs
EnBW AG

Peter k

Peter Krusaa

Senior Lead Regulatory Advisor – Regulatory Affairs
Ørsted

Vincenzo Anghelone

Vincenzo Anghelone

Lead Compliance Analyst
Equinor

Christina Tarnanidou

Christina Tarnanidou

Professor – Financial and Energy Trading Regulations 
Athens University of Economics & Business

Nick Jackson

Nick Jackson

General Counsel
Griffin Markets

Petra Hirsch

Petra Hirsch

Vice President International Law and Global Trading
Uniper

Michele Governatori

Michele Governatori

Chairman of EER
Axpo, Italy

John Fahs

John Fahs

Head of Compliance for Market Regulations
Statkraft Energi AS

Nancy Sachdeva

Nancy Sachdeva

RPA CoE Lead
Uniper

Ian Murrin

Ian Murrin

CEO
Digiterre

Dirk Daveluy

Dirk Daveluy

Brokers & Exchange Relationship Manager – Trading Operations & Affairs
RWE Supply & Trading

Karl-Peter Horstmann

Karl-Peter Horstmann

Head of Markets Regulation
RWE Supply and Trading

Federico Piccaluga

Federico Piccaluga

General Counsel
Duferco

Dr. Peter Werner

Dr. Peter Werner

Senior Counsel
ISDA

Dr. Peter Werner

Alexander Culley

Chief Compliance Officer EMEA & Asia
INTL FCStone

Henrik Kaspersen

Henrik Kaspersen

Compliance Officer
Danske Commodities

Henrik Kaspersen

Erwin Krapf

Senior Legal Counsel – International Law and Global Trading
Uniper Global Commodities SE

Gordon Allott

Gordon Allott

President & CEO
BroadPeak

Dr Joanna Perkins

Dr Joanna Perkins

Chief Executive
Financial Markets Law Committee – FMLC

Brigitte Hendrikse

Brigitte Hendrikse

External Legal Counsel
Gulf Gas+Power

Barbara Samuelsen

Barbara Samuelsen

Senior Legal Counsel
Equinor

Ailsa Harding

Ailsa Harding

Associate General Counsel
Centrica Energy Marketing and Trading

El Toorn

El Toorn

Legal Counsel Compliance
Uniper

Guido Zanetti

Guido Zanetti

Managing Director – Global Power & Utilities
Protiviti

Lorenzo Romanò

Lorenzo Romanò

Senior Manager – Power & Utility and Financial Institutions
Protiviti

Nick Wallis

Nick Wallis

Associate Vice President – Market Ttechnology
NASDAQ SMARTS

Regina Mandic

Regina Mandic

Regulatory Affairs Coordinator
Verbund

Jonathan Hill

Jonathan Hill

Regulatory Compliance Manager – Ethics & Compliance – Integrated Supply & Trading
BP International Limited

Shane Henley

Shane Henley

Head of Monitoring Solutions
CubeLogic

Carolien Wouters

Carolien Wouters

Compliance and Contract Manager
PZEM Energy

Hugh Brunswick

Hugh Brunswick

Managing Director
EQUIAS

Gavin Ferguson

Gavin Ferguson

Head of Standardisation Workstream
EFET

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Jan Van Aken

Organisation: EFET
Position: Secretary-General 


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MIKAEL KREINER

Mikael

Organisation: ØRSTED
Position: Head of Back Office


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PAUL VAN SON

Organisation: EFET
Position: Honorary President


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RAHUL MALIK

Organisation: CENTRICA
Position: Head of Trading IT


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Graziano Di Giacomo

GRAZIANO DI GIACOMO

Organisation: ENEL
Position: Head of Trading & Financial Back Office

 


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HUGH BRUNSWICK

HUGH BRUNSWICK

Organisation: ETOT ADVISORY BOARD
Position: Chairman


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Hugh Brunswick is a Chief Executive Officer at Equias B.V. He has overseen the introduction and development of several EFETnet services that implement the EFET Standards and the steady growth of the user community with a focus on operational process automation, compliance and innovation.

Hugh is a former Managing Director of EFETnet. He is a graduate of the University of Manchester with BSc (Hons) Physics and MSc Computer Science.

ALAN TAYLOR

ALAN TAYLOR

Organisation: AXPO
Position: Head of Trading IT & Back Office

 


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With a career in energy trading spanning nearly 20 years, and having worked across utilities, oil trading, banking and consulting, Alan brings a wealth of experience from across the world of energy trading.

JAN HAIZMANN

JAN HAIZMANN

Organisation: EFET
Position: Chairman of the Legal Committee

 


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JAMES RONNIE

JAMES RONNIE

Organisation: GAZPROM MARKETING & TRADING
Position: Digital Trading Manager

 


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JÖRG REICHELT

Organisation: ENBW
Position: Head of Settlement

 


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Roland Back

ROLAND BÄCK

Organisation: OMV
Position: Head of ETRM & Trading Process Management

 


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ANTONIO SEVILLA CERVANTES

ANTONIO SEVILLA- CERVANTES

Organisation: ENDESA
Position: Head of Back Office

 


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GARY VASEY

GARY VASEY

Organisation: COMTECH ADVISORY
Position: Partner & Managing Director

 


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Elena Cretti

ELENA CRETTI

Organisation: EDISON
Position: Head of Back Office

 


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Dirk Daveluy

DIRK DAVELUY

Organisation: RWE SUPPLY & TRADING
Position: Brokers & Exchanges Relationship Manager, Ops & Affairs

 


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Experienced Senior Expert with a demonstrated history of working in the oil & energy industry. Strong operations professional skilled in Gas, Commodity Risk Management, Market Risk, Lean Management, and Training Delivery. 

Aviv Handler

AVIV HANDLER

Organisation: ETR ADVISORY
Position: Managing Director

 


Bio

Set up ETR Advisory in 2013, the vehicle via which he is offering his own services. ETR is focused on the regulation of the energy, commodity and financial markets, covering rules such as EMIR, REMIT, MiFID II and MAR and the impact of Brexit . More recently this has focused on the introduction of anti abuse procedures and trade surveillance systems. He has recently started to cover the regulatory aspects of blockchain and crypto-currency use.

He sets up ETR following a stint at SunGard Consulting Services, leading the setup of the European Energy Compliance Centre of Excellence, which provided extensive thought leadership in the field.

Gotz Dittrich

DR. GÖTZ DITTRICH

Organisation: EUROPEAN COMMODITY CLEARING
Position: Chief Operating Officer

 


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Mario Claeys

MARIO CLAEYS

Organisation: UNIPER GLOBAL COMMODITIES SE
Position: Head of Exchange and Margining


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Holding Risk Committee positions at major market leading companies for more than 10 years, Mario Claeys has a strong professional with strategic view and profound experience in advising Exchanges and CCP's on board level.Mario Cleays has expertise in a wide range of Exchange and Clearing related topics like market structures & development, market surveillance / supervision, pricing methodologies, regulations, clearing mechanisms, commodity and clearing related risk, default management but also commercial negotiations, both in market maker arrangements and clearing agreements.

Jerome Le Page

JEROME LE PAGE

Organisation: EFET
Position: Director for European Electricity Markets

 


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Michele Governatori

MICHELE GOVERNATORI

Organisation: AXPO
Position: Head of Public & Regulatory Affairs, President AIGET & EER

 


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Gavin Ferguson

GAVIN FERGUSON

Organisation: EFET
Position: Head of Standardisation Workstream


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Gavin Ferguson has worked within the Gas and Power industry for nearly 40 years. He has worked on many initiatives and served on industry Committees led by OFGEM, FIA, EFET and National Grid. He recently retired from his role at Centrica, but is still very active within the industry.

He is currently involved as the Facilitator on the Enerchain project, where he is the point of liaison between the energy trading companies and Ponton, the company who are developing the project.

Gavin also leads the recently-created Standardisation work group at EFET, where he is focussed on eSM (Electronic Settlement Matching). 

Surya Ayyagari

SURYA AYYAGARI

Organisation: UNIPER GLOBAL COMMODITIES SE
Position: Senior Data Manager

 


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Matteo Paganucci

MATTEO PAGANUCCI

Organisation: ENGIE ITALY
Position: Head of Back Office

 


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Agnese Moroni

AGNESE MORONI

Organisation: ENGIE ITALY
Position: E-Invoicing Project Manager

 


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Ian Murrin

IAN MURRIN

Organisation: DIGITERRE
Position: Founder & CEO

 


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Veronica Musumeci

VERONICA MUSUMECI

Organisation: ERG
Position: Head of Back Office Energy Management

 


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Volodymyr Sorokoumov

VOLODYMYR SOROKOUMOV

Organisation: UNIPER
Position: Senior Data Manager; Big Data & Advanced Analytics

 


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Neil Pennington

NEIL PENNINGTON

Organisation: ENERGY WEB FOUNDATION
Position: Strategic Adviser

 


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Christian Baer

CHRISTIAN BAER

Organisation: EUROPEX
Position: Secretary General

 


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DALE EMMERSON

DALE EMMERSON

Organisation: EQUIAS
Position: Trading & Markets Consultant


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KETAN KOTHARI

KETAN KOTHARI

Organisation: BLUE PRISM
Position: Director - Resources EMEA


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IAIN MCGOWAN

IAIN MCGOWAN

Organisation: CENTRICA
Position: Head of Ethics & Compliance


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TILO ZIMMERMANN

TILO ZIMMERMANN

Organisation: PONTON
Position: Managing Director


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ALEXANDER MCDONALD

ALEXANDER MCDONALD

Organisation: EUROPEAN VENUES & INTERMEDIARIES ASSOCIATION
Position: CEO


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GORDON ALLOT

GORDON ALLOT

Organisation: BROADPEAK
Position: CEO


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HUGO STAPPERS

HUGO STAPPERS

Organisation: PIONEER SOLUTIONS
Position: Director of Sales & Marketing EMEA


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KATIE GIBBS

KATIE GIBBS

Organisation: BJSS
Position: Head of AI


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DR JENS BARTENSCHLAGER

DR JENS BARTENSCHLAGER

Organisation: FIDECTUS
Position: CEO


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RANDY WILSON

RANDY WILSON

Organisation: AQUILON ENERGY SERVICES
Position: CEO


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TRAVIS NADELHOFFER

TRAVIS NADELHOFFER

Organisation: NORTHGRAVITY
Position: CEO


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KASPER WALET

KASPER WALET

Organisation: AIENERGIZER
Position: Founder


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AIDEEN CARDIFF

AIDEEN CARDIFF

Organisation: IBM
Position: Watson AI & Industry Channel Leader UKI


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HENRY BROWN

HENRY BROWN

Organisation: BJSS
Position: Head OD


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FLORENT ARRIGHI

FLORENT ARRIGHI

Organisation: GININI ANTIPODE
Position: Senior Manager


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JAKOB HOLZNER

JAKOB HOLZNER

Organisation: ENERGIE AG
Position: P2P Project Lead


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