María Teresa Costa Campi




  • Degree in Economics (1973) and PhD in Economics Cum Laude (1980) from the University of Barcelona. 

Academic positions:

  • Professor in Economics since 1987, Director of the Chair of Energy Sustainability (2012), Coordinator of the Energy Economics program in the Master’s in Renewable Energy (2017) and Emeritus Professor at the University of Barcelona (UB) since 2022.

Professional experience:

  • In her professional career, she was President of the National Energy Commission (CNE) from 2005 to 2011, the regulatory body for the energy sectors in Spain. She was previously President of ARIAE (2005-2011). Vice President of MEDREG (2010-2011). President of the MEDREG Scientific Committee (2014-2016). Member of CEER (2005-2009). President of the Board of MIBEL (2006-2007). Member of the Advisory Committee of the CSN (2013-2015).
  • She was Director of Red Eléctrica Corporación (IBEX35 company) from 2018 to 2022 and a member of its Sustainability Committee. Director of EDPR (PSI), and member of the Audit, Control and Parties Committee. Director of Abertis (IBEX35) from 2013 to 2018, member of the Executive Committee for the financial valuation of investments, Chair of the CSR Committee, member of the Audit Committee and member of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee.
  • She has also held positions on Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards in public and unlisted companies: IC Advisor of Finance (2004-2005). President of the Board of Directors of EPLICSA (2004-2005). Director of INCASOL (2004-2005). Director of IDIADA 2004-2005. - 2005

Other information of interest:

  • Since 2012, and at present, she is a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences.
  • Victoriano Reinoso National Energy and Society Award 2019 (Spanish Energy Club).
  • Gold Medal for Economics 2023. Asociación Libre de Economía ALDE (association of professors of Applied Economics of the Spanish University)
  • More than 180 publications in books and specialised Spanish and international academic journals on energy and economics.