Takácsné Tóth, Borbála

Senior Research Associate
Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK)

Borbála Takácsné Tóth has worked with REKK since its creation in 2004. With REKK she has been leading several international and national consultancy projects, with many using the European Gas Market Model as the primary analytic tool. Her main fields of expertise include: regional co-operations; security of supply issues; energy geopolitics; major infrastructure initiatives in the gas sector and incentives for investments; competition cases in the gas market; storage and LNG markets. In 2001 she received an M.A. in International Relations and European Studies at the Central European University in Budapest. Borbala was educated as an economist and received her degree from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences in 1998. She spent 5 years as a civil servant in government administration mostly in the field of energy regulation. Between 2001 and 2003 she was Head of the President’s Secretariat responsible for international relations of the Hungarian Energy Office.

Borbála Takácsné Tóth is a Research Associate at the Corvinus University of Budapest. Her background is Economics and International Relations. She gained experience as a civil servant when working with the Hungarian Energy Office and since that time her main research focus is related to energy markets. Her principal interests are in natural gas markets, security of supply issues, regulation and regional cooperation, in the last few years using the European Gas Market Model of REKK as the primary analytic tool to analyse these questions.