Alexandre Santos

MEDREG VP & Commissioner of ERSE - Portuguese Regulatory Authority

Alexandre Santos has been a member of the Executive Board at the Portuguese Energy Regulatory Authority (ERSE) since June 2013. As one of three Commissioners, he supervises electricity and natural gas secto. In 2014, he was elected Vice-President of MEDREG - the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators. He also Chairs the Consumer Working Group in ARIAE - the Ibero-American Energy Regulators Association. Prior to joining ERSE, Alexandre worked at the Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy as member of the Board for the Fund for Innovation and Energy Efficiency. He dedicated much of his career to the IT sector and served as a consultant on energy and energy efficiency issues. He has also undertaken research at Lisbon's Interdisciplinary Center for Economics Studies in the field of public policy and began his career in risk management in the banking sector. Alexandre holds a MSc in Organizational Behavior from the Higher Institute of Applied Psychology of Lisbon and a degree in Economics from Lisbon's Catholic University School of Business & Economics.