ERRA General Assembly


Press Release
Sochi, April 23, 2018

ERRA General Assembly
New Members Joining ERRA and New Presidium Members Assume Office


During the 2018 General Assembly Meeting of the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) 4 new members joined the association.

New Full Member:

Palestine: Palestinian Electricity Regulatory Council (PERC)

New Associate Members:

Azerbaijan: Energy Regulatory Agency of Azerbaijan

Egypt: Gas Regulatory Authority of Egypt (GASREG)

Peru: Peru’s Regulatory Agency for Investment in Energy and Mining (Osinergmin)

ERRA welcomes its new members and looks forward to a fruitful cooperation!

Gábor Szörényi (former General Secretary and Chairman of ERRA) was elected as Honorary Member of ERRA.


The General Assembly re-elected Mr. Märt Ots (General Director, Estonian Competition Authority) as ERRA Chairman, while Mr. Attila Nyikos (Vice-President for International Affairs, Hungarian Energy and Utility Regulatory Authority) as Vice-Chairman for another 2-year term.

Mr. Märt Ots (biography)
ERRA Chairman
General Director
Estonian Competition Authority

 “I am delighted for being re-elected and excited to start my second term as Chairman of ERRA. I am looking forward to the challenges and opportunities laying in the upcoming period and the targets of my chairmanship are to follow the new strategy of ERRA, to increase the level and diversity of our services towards our members, and enhanced professional relationship with ERRA’s partner organizations.“​

Nyikos 2016

Mr. Attila Nyikos (biography)
ERRA Vice Chairman
Vice-President for International Affairs
Hungarian Energy and Utility Regulatory Authority

The ERRA Presidium consists of the following individuals:

  • Mr. Märt Ots (General Director, Estonian Competition Authority)
  • Mr. Attila Nyikos (Vice-President for International Affairs, Hungarian Energy and Utility Regulatory Authority)
  • H.E. Dr. Abdullah M. Al-Shehri (Governor, Electricity & Co-Generation Regulatory Authority of Saudi Arabia)
  • Mr. Rolands Irklis (Chairman, Public Utilities Commission of Latvia)
  • Ms. Maria Manicuta (Director General, Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority)
  • Ms. Maia Melikidze (Commissioner, Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission)
  • Mr. Mustafa Yilmaz (President, Energy Market Regulatory Authority of Turkey)

The Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) is an inter-institutional non-profit organisation comprising of independent state energy regulatory bodies from Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East and the United States of America. The geographical scope covered by ERRA makes it the only truly global energy regulatory association. Its Secretariat is located in Budapest, Hungary and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary is the responsible body for its registration and supervision. The Association’s main objective is to facilitate the exchange of information and experience, regulatory research and capacity building among members and other regulators around the world. For more information on ERRA please visit: Email: gro.t1563504094enarr1563504094e@tai1563504094rater1563504094ces1563504094.