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ENTSO-E Secretariat

ENTSO-E Secretariat Team

ENTSO-E Secretariat is composed by a multinational team of more than 70 staff, including secondments from member companies.

The secretariat is divided into 8 teams. You can find out more about the staff of each team by expanding each team below.

Laurent Schmitt


Laurent is the Secretary-General.

Luca Nuvoli

Executive Assistant

  • Strategy & Communications — Susanne Nies

    Susanne Nies


    Susanne drives Strategy & Communications activities towards EU institutions, stakeholders and our members. She supervises the organisation of our Annual Conference, Chatham house debates and watches over the consistency of our policy positions.

    Claire Camus

    S&C Advisor

    Claire supervises the association's overall communication and meetings of the ENTSO-E Network of Communication Experts. She also works with the System Development Team to promote the 10-year network development plan (TYNDP) and system adequacy assessments. Get in touch with her for all media queries.

    Colin Broderick

    Digital Communications

    Colin makes sure you find out what you need to know on the website, when you need it. He also deals with graphic design for web, video and other materials. He is also currently working on an online interactive map of the European grid.

    Cristina Gómez Simón

    Research & Innovation Advisor (seconded from REE)

    Cristina coordinates the development of the R&I roadmap and implementation plan.

    Ioannis Theologitis

    System Development & Research, Development and Innovation Advisor

    Ioannis supports various working groups related to implementation of the connection network codes. As part of research and innovation he also supports the application and monitoring of research results, EU funded projects and ETIP SNET.

    Léa Dehaudt


    Léa supports communication activities and supervises our online and offline publications and newsletters. She coordinates the team's activities with those of our other business areas.

    Mathilde Lallemand

    S&C Advisor (seconded from RTE)

    Mathilde is an advisor in corporate affairs. She oversees the network codes stakeholder committees alongside managing the TSO-DSO wholesale/retail project group.

    Michael Mieszczanski

    Senior S&C Advisor - Deputy to Corporate Affairs Manager

    Michael closely follows EU policy initiatives in energy matters and coordinates ENTSO-E's relationship with EU institutions. He supports ENTSO-E's group of EU Affairs experts, who advise the Board on European policy matters.

    Natalia Da Silva

    S&C coordinator

    Norela Constantinescu

    Senior Advisor Research & Innovation - Team Lead

    Norela works on Research & Development (R&D) project setup and coordination, and oversees the drafting of the R&D Roadmap and R&D Implementation Plan. She also works on regulatory issues related to R&D, joint projects with European Commission's DG ENER, and is the first point of contact for new projects setup or proposals.

    Olivier Aine

    Market Advisor (seconded from RTE)

    Olivier works on the coordination of standardisation activities.

    Roxana Ioana Popa

    S&C coordinator

    Stela Nenova

    S&C Advisor

    Stela oversees ENTSO-E's relationships with all relevant stakeholders and partners, including fellow European associations, NGOs and EU institutions and she also manages the programme of our Annual Conference.

  • Digital — Nicolas Richet

    Nicolas Richet


    Nicolas is the Chief Information Officer, leading implementation of the ENTSO-E IT Strategy and manager of the D&I section.

    Adam Abramowicz

    Data Management Advisor

    Adam provides support for the Transparency Platform and Data Collection Portal. He also backs the D&I Section as a Solution Architect and a Data Management application lead.

    Christophe Montoisy

    Application Lead

    Christophe is the single point of contact for the Energy Communication Platform (ECP). He backs Martin as an application lead and provides support for the Transparency Platform and publications. He is also a Cross Border Intraday (XBID) advisor and a member of the Incident Classification Scale European Disturbance and Incident Classification Tool (ICS-EDICT) project.

    Cristina Danilov

    Assistant to Digital Manager

    Cristina supports the D&I section's administration, including budget, investments and supplier contracts. She also assists with the Energy Identification Codes (EIC) and supervises the implementation of the extranet and intranet systems for the section.

    Dalius Sulga

    Senior Advisor - Data and Transparency Platform Team Lead

    Dalius oversees the development and management of the Transparency Platform.

    Eric Devillers

    Data Management Advisor

    Eric provides support for the Transparency Platform and Data Collection Portal, and acts as secretary for the Strategic Data Governance Steering. He also is Data Management application lead together with Adam.

    Ewelina Cupryn

    Application lead - Data and Transparency Platform

    Ewelina provides support for the Transparency Platform.

    Glykeria Zapanti

    Application Lead

    Glykeria administers and configures the Transparency Platform and provides support to Data Providers. She also backs the Senior Application Lead and works on the SharePoint platform both extranet and intranet.

    Jean-Francois Zeebroeck

    Service Desk Supervisor

    Jean-Francois coordinates IT support within ENTSO-E, for both members and secretariat staff.

    Keith Buzzard

    Information Security Officer

    Keith is responsible for information security. He promotes security awareness and manages IT risks and recovery planning in case of disaster.

    Philippe Lagarrigue

    Publication/Data Coordinator

    Philippe administrates the data portal and provides support to statistical data providers and users under the supervision of the Data Expert Group (DEG). He coordinates the drafting of statistical publications and maps.

    Wim Ivens

    System Operations Advisor

    Wim provides support to Steering Group IT and Tools. He provides support to the Common Grid Model (CGM) program, including the Common Grid Model Exchange Standard (CGMES).

  • Human Resources and Finance — Arnaud Scaramanga

    Arnaud Scaramanga


    Arnaud leads and manages the Finance and HR team, responsible for all financial requirements and HR policies for the whole organisation. He is the Secretariats primary contact for the Resources committee.

    Bertrand Macabeo

    Resource Planning Advisor

    Bertrand monitors the portfolio of needed and available staff and member skills. He ensures consistent management across all Secretariat programs, and leads on the setting up and analysis of resource planning tools. He also provides support to the drafting of ENTSO-E's Annual Work Program and ensures its consistent application.

    Carine Lemaire

    Head of Facility Administration

    Carine administrates ENTSO-E's facilities, including fleet management, building security and room booking. She also organises the staff meetings and social events.

    Corina Cojocaru

    HR Officer

    The first face you'll see at ENTSO-E: Corina manages the reception desk. She supports the whole team with travel requests. She is also responsible for recruitment coordination and employee training logistics.

    Jacqueline Wauters

    Office Support Assistant

    Jacqueline takes care of our accounting. She also manages inside office room booking and catering.

  • Legal — Florence Melchior
  • Market — Zoltan Gyulay

    Zoltan Gyulay


    Zoltan leads the Market team.

    Alexander Dusolt

    Market Advisor

    Alexander works on Ancillary Services and on Market Design and RES integration.

    Athanasios Troupakis

    Market Advisor

    Athanasios supports early implementation projects related to market network codes (Capacity Allocation and Congestion Management, Forward Capacity Allocation, and Electricity Balancing) and pan-European balancing pilot projects.

    Chanpreet Kaur Talwar

    Market Advisor

    Gerda de Jong

    Market Advisor

    Gonzalo Morollon

    Market Advisor

    Ludivine Marcenac

    Market Advisor

    Ludivine works on the network code CACM implementation specifically on the cooperation with NEMOs and Market integration working group.

    Marco Foresti

    Market Senior Advisor – Policy Team Lead

    Marco works on market design, renewable energy sources and market integration. He also support work on the Capacity Allocation and Congestion Management (CACM) and the Forward Capacity Allocation (FCA) network codes.

    Mark Csete

    Market Advisor

    Mark works on the Forward Capacity Allocation (FCA) Network Code and on its implementation. He also supports work on wholesale Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (REMIT). He also work on market information and transparency for the transparency platform evolution.

    Marta Mendoza Villamayor

    Senior Market Advisor – Network Code Implementation Team Lead

    Marta works on the implementation of the Capacity Allocation and Congestion Management (CACM) Network Code, and on the coordination of regional development.

    Martin Clark

    Market Advisor (seconded from National Grid)

    Martin works on CACM / FCA Implementation projects, the bidding zones review, IDCP, CGM and flow based Central West Europe/Central East Europe integration.

    Mikko Heikkila

    Market Advisor

    Olivier Aine

    Market Advisor (seconded from RTE)

    Olivier works on the coordination of standardisation activities.

    Vedran Angebrandt

    Market Advisor

    Volha Veramyeva

    Market Coordinator

    Volha supports the team and is in charge of the organisation of Market Committee meetings.

  • System Development — Robert Schroeder

    Robert Schroeder


    Robert leads the System development and RDIC teams.

    Alban Joyeau

    Senior Advisor System development - Adequacy Team Lead (seconded from RTE)

    AAlban is the Head of Adequacy Project Management Office (PMO) and is responsible for the team of market modelling experts focusing on Mid Term Adequacy (5-10 years ahead) as well as Seasonal Outlooks (SO) for summer and winter period.

    Andriy Vovk

    System Planning Advisor

    Andriy works on the Ten Year Network Development Plan.

    Bogdan Oprescu

    Market Modelling Advisor

    Dante Powell

    System Development Advisor

    Dario Frazzetta

    Modelling Advisor

    Dario works on  the Network Modelling Database (NMD), the data/models quality, and the development of the Common Grid Model Exchange Standard (CGMES). He is the first instance of contact for NMD-related issues, CGMES implementation in the NMD.

    Ioannis Theologitis

    System Development & Research, Development and Innovation Advisor

    Ioannis supports various working groups related to implementation of the connection network codes. As part of research and innovation he also supports the application and monitoring of research results, EU funded projects and ETIP SNET.

    Javier Tabernero

    Network Modelling Advisor

    Jean-Baptiste Paquel

    Senior Advisor - TYNDP Team Lead

    Jean-Baptiste works on the Ten Year Network Development Plan.

    Lazaros Exizidis

    System Development Advisor - Market Modelling Adequacy

    Lukas Galdikas

    Market Modelling Advisor

    Marcos Olmos

    Data Quality and Modelling Advisor

    Marcos works on the Strategic Program for Information Integration and Studies (SPRINTS), on the quality of data and models, and on the conformity of the Common Grid Model Exchange Standard (CGMES). He is the first instance of contact for data/models quality and for the implementation of CGMES by TSOs.

    Omar Picone Chiodo

    System Development Project Management Advisor

    Omar manages the Strategic Program for Information Integration and Studies (SPRINTS). He is the first contact point for Strategic Program for Information Integration and Studies (SPRINTS) and the Common Grid Model Exchange Standard (CGMES) conformity assessment framework.

    Ruben Lopez Sanz

    Network Modelling Advisor

    Shalini Suthasan

    System Development Advisor

    Simeon Hagspiel

    Market Modelling Advisor

    Simone Biondi

    System Development Advisor (seconded from TERNA)

    Simone works on our adequacy reports the Scenario Outlook & Adequacy Forecasts (SO&AF), and the Winter and Summer Outlooks, and on adequacy methodology improvement.

    Thanh-Thanh Le Thi

    System Development & RDIC coordinator

    Thanh-Thanh supports the System Development Team. She is in charge of the organisation of the System Development Committee (SDC), the Research, Development and Innovation Committee (RDIC), the Grid Connection European Stakeholder Committee (GC ESC) meetings and all the groups belonging to each Committee. She also manages the coordination work between SDC and RDIC.

  • System Operations — Sonya Twohig

    Sonya Twohig


    Leading the System Operations section in ENTSOE including several programs through which the European TSOs design common rules and policies, draft network codes, develop operational tools and improve operational coordination, in co-operation with regulators, European Commission, distribution system operators and stakeholders.

    Alexander Mondovic

    Regional Group Senior Advisor

    Alexander provides support to Steering Group Operations and Regional Group Continental Europe overviewing also the work of their subgroups and project teams. He also works on relations with external TSOs, including system extensions.

    Alina Neagu

    System Operations Advisor

    Alina coordinates IT working groups (Electronic Highway Core Team; ATOM Working Streams) and the related IT projects under development. She also ensures the cooperation between Steering Group IT&Tools and Critical Systems Protection Working Group by correlating the work load and time frames of the common projects. Other groups that she provides support to are the Continental Europe synchronous area: Coordinated System Operation and System Frequency which are dealing with operational planning , grid development, RES integration, Operational Handbook compliance, frequency monitoring and other transmission system topics.

    Carlos Castel Conesa

    System Operations Advisor

    Carlos work focuses on compliance monitoring, system protection and dynamics, and StG Strategy

    Kristel Romeo

    System Operations Advisor

    Kristel provides support to the Steering Group Operational Framework, the implementation of System Operation Guideline, the project on TSO Coordination Strategy Implementation with RSCs and the Regional Group Baltic. She also works on the Incident Classification Scale.

    Pilar Muñoz-Elena

    System Operations Coordinator

    Pilar supports the System Operations Team and coordinates the organisation of the meetings of the System Operations Committee. She also acts as a facilitator, helping achieve optimum results during working retreats.