Board of Directors
Chairman of the BoD
Yannis Kabouris was born in Athens in 1962. He holds a Diploma on Electrical Engineering (1985) and a PhD (1992), both from the National Technical University of Athens.
From 1991 until 2001 he was working in the Public Power Corporation (PPC) - System Studies Department. He joined the Hellenic Transmission System Operator (HTSO) in 2001 and the Independent Power Transmission Operator of Greece (IPTO) in 2011.
He was an associate professor at the University of West Attica (2002 to 2011)
He has served in various positions in the electricity sector:
- Head of Development Studies Section HTSO S.A. (2001-2005)
- Assistant Director for System Planning Department HTSO S.A. (2005 – 2006)
- Director for System Planning Department HTSO S.A. (2006 – 2012)
- Director at the CEO office IPTO S.A. (2012 – 2015)
- Director of the Transmission System Planning Dept. IPTO S.A. (2015 – 2017)
- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) IPTO S.A. (Feb 2017 – June 2017)
- Member of BoD of IPTO S.A. (2017 – 2020)
- Chief Officer for Operation, Infrastructures and Market IPTO S.A (2017 – 2020)
- Member of BoD of HEnEX S.A.(2018)
He participated in several entso-e bodies and activities (2000 to present):
- Member of SDC, SOC & RDIC,
- Convenor of RG-SEE
- Member of Grid Codes Working Groups; etc.
- Member of Ten Year Network Development Planning Group,
- Investigation of 4th November 2006 event (head of study team for SEE)
Currently, he is Director for Foreign Affairs in IPTO, BoD Chairman and CEO of SEleNe CC and Vice President of MeD-TSO.
His main fields of expertise include Power System studies and Analysis (static and dynamic), Generation and Transmission Planning, Integration of renewables into power systems, Development of Interconnectors, Generation adequacy, Market development and operation, Energy Management systems and Control Centers, National and International Electricity Market Regulation and Research & Development strategies. He has published more than 150 papers on the above mentioned topics. He has also participated in more than 40 international research projects.
He is the Chairman of the CIGRE National committee of Greece. He is a member of CIGRE and IEEE. He gained the SWAN PREMIUM AWARD (2002).
Members of the BoD
Enrico Maria Carlini was born in the city of Rome. He graduated in Electrical Engineering with first class of honors from the faculty of ‘Sapienza Roma’ University in 1991.
Enrico took over as Director of Dispatching and System Operations as from July 2018. He is accountable for the real-time control of Italian electricity transmission grid and Ancillary Services Market, the systems and processes that support them.
In the past Enrico occupied various management positions within Terna, as a Director of ‘Grid Planning and Interconnection’ between 2016 and 2018, head of the ‘Management and Engineering of the Electric System’ department since 2013 and responsible for the Regional Control Centre of Southern Italy since 2011.
Alongside with his position in Terna, he plays several leading roles in the key organizations of the energy community, among which: ENTSO-E, CIGRE, SEERC, IEC, CEI, AEIT. Most notably, his latest achievements include: Presidency of CORESO Regional Security Coordination initiative, membership of BoD of SEleNe Coordination Center, chairmanship of ENTSO-E “Seasonal Outlook” project, membership of CIGRE SC C2 “Power System Operation and Control”, Presidency of CEI TC 8/123 “System requirements for electricity supply and infrastructure management”, membership of the AEIT Presidential Council, Presidency of IEC TC99 “Insulation coordination and system engineering of high voltage electrical power installations above 1,0 kV AC and 1,5 kV DC” (btw. 2007 and 2016).
Over nearly three decades of experience spanning from power grid engineering and system development to system operation activities, he has been deeply involved in emerging technical concepts for the energy transition and digital transformation of electricity sector, incl.: RES integration, operational resiliency, grid restoration, power quality, resource adequacy, HVDC links, energy storage, market design for aggregators, ancillary services market and capacity remuneration mechanisms, market coupling for the Internal Electricity Market, regional cooperation, Ten-Year Network Development Plan, etc.
Prior to joining Terna in 1999, Enrico was working in Enel generation division and in the petrol-chemical industry.
Adrian Suta is Head of Regulatory Affairs at Transelectrica, the Romanian Transmission and System Operator (TSO) for electricity.
With an academic background in the field of economics and business administration, Adrian has been in the energy sector with Transelectrica for 15 years in various different roles that mainly covered business planning, energy regulatory affairs and international affairs.
Angelin Tsachev graduated the Technical University, Sofia in 1999 with a degree in Electronics and Automation. In the following years, he practiced as a lecturer in electrical engineering in his hometown of Targovishte. Between 2007 and 2011, he worked as the head of Substations division of the Electrical Installations Department in Targovishte. In 2011, he joined Trafoelectroinvest, an enterprise within the National Electric Company (NEK), where he headed a department engaged in the construction of power lines. Following the splitting of ESO from NEK and its establishment as a separate company, Trafoelectroinvest became part of the structure of the independent transmission operator. Angelin Tsachev remained with ESO as the head of Investor Control department within the Investor Control and Site Preparation division. Since February 2018, he is an Executive Director and a member of the Management Board of Elektroenergien Sistemen Operator.