María Teresa Costa Campi

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  • Degree in Economics (1973) and PhD cum laude in Economics (1980) from the University of Barcelona. She was Professor in Economics (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). 

  • 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). Chair of the MEDREG Scientific Committee (2014 - 2016). Member of CEER (2005 - 2009). Chairwoman of the Board of MIBEL (2006 - 2007). Member of the CSN Advisory Council (2013 - 2015).

  • She was Director of Red Eléctrica Corporación (IBEX35 company) from 2018 to 2022 and a member of its Sustainability Committee. Member of the Board of Directors 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 Councils in public and non-listed companies: IC Advisor of Finance (2004 - 2005). Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of APLICSA (2004 - 2005). Counsellor of INCASOL (2004 - 2005). Counsellor of DIADA 2004 - 2005.

  • Since 2012, and at present, she is a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences. She also received the (2019) Victoriano Reinoso National Energy and Society Award (Spanish Energy Club).

  • She has more than 180 publications in books and specialised Spanish and international academic journals on energy and economics.