The Strategic Advisory Board gives non-binding advice to the ERRA Presidium on strategic issues of the Association with special emphasis on performance, sustainability, new business ideas and organisational efficiency. The Board is supposed to enhance international relations and is in the position to promote ERRA on international fora. The Board consists of five members invited by the Presidium and shall serve for a 2-year period.

ERRA Strategic Advisory Board Members

Dr. Alparslan Bayraktar

Chairman of the Board


Deputy Minister
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey
Former ERRA and ICER Chairman

Mr. Walter Boltz

Vice-Chairman of the Board


Senior Adviser in European Energy
Member of EU ACER’s Board of Appeal
Former Executive Director, E-Control, Austria

Mr. Ashok Bhargava

Member of the Board


Senior Consultant and Advisor in Clean Energy – Climate Change
the Philippines
Former Director for Energy and Chair of the Energy Sector Group, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Ms. Colette Honorable

Member of the Board


Partner, Reed Smith LLP
Senior Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center
Global Advisory Board, Energy Futures Initiative
United States of America

dr hab. Mariusz Swora

Member of the Board


Member of EU ACER’s Board of Appeal
Former ERRA Vice-Chairman
Former President, Energy Regulatory Office of Poland