Manicuta, Maria

ERRA Presidium Member; Director, Network Tarrifs and Investments Monitoring Department
Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE)

Ms Maria Manicuta has been working in ANRE since March, 1999, and currently hold a position of Director General of Network Tariffs and Investments Monitoring Department. Her team is responsible for setting tariffs for network services in the electricity and natural gas sectors as well as monitoring network operators (distribution and transmission) regarding their investments. She served between 2002-2012 as Commissioner of ANRE Regulatory Committee.

She was involved in many ERRA activities from the very beginning, especially in the Licensing/ Competition Committee.

Prior to her work at ANRE she had contributed to the Reform and Strategy Committee of RENEL (former integrated Romanian Electricity Company) and participated to the drawing-up of the Romanian power sector restructuring program.

She started her career in energy scientific research activities at ICEMENERG – National Institute for Research in Energy.

She graduated as an engineer from the Technical University of Bucharest, Faculty of Power Engineering, Nuclear Power Plants in 1984.