Dr. Annegret Groebel

President, Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER)

Dr Annegret Groebel is a Director of International Relations at the German Regulatory Authority for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway (BNetzA). Dr Groebel has worked for BNetzA since 1998. She has been CEER President since January 2019 and was a Vice President of CEER since 2012. She also chairs the CEER Market Integrity and Transparency (MIT) Working Group since 2013. She is a member of the Board of Regulators of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER). Dr Groebel has a PhD in Economics from the University of Mannheim, a M.A. (Master of European Administrative Management) from FH Bund (Bruehl) and a Diploma in Economics from the University of Heidelberg. She has an excellent knowledge of the European regulatory framework for electronic communications and as well as the regulatory framework for the internal energy market. She has experience in advising public authorities on regulatory reform and sector specific regulation and is actively involved in the work of the European Regulators Group (ERG) and of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC). Apart from her professional duties, she has also been lecturing for a considerable time on different subjects in economics, finance, social policy, trade policy and European Integration, as well as on the regulatory framework in the German and European telecommunications and energy markets at different universities and vocational training academies in Germany, the FSR in Italy, and Switzerland. Dr Groebel is the author of various publications in the field of telecommunications and energy regulation.