Head of Public Affairs
Andrei Covatariu is the Head of Public Affairs at Enel Romania. Previously, he held several positions inside the company, such as Regulatory Affairs Manager, Digital Manager, Executive Assistant to the CEO & Country Manager, and Market Analyst. He is also a Senior Research Associate and the Summer School Director at Energy Policy Group. As an Affiliated Expert at EPG, Andrei is involved in numerous projects and studies in Romania and abroad. Andrei is a Member of the Board of the FEL-100 community, inside the Studies Committee. FEL-100 is the community that gathers the most promising 100 young professionals in the energy sector worldwide, a programme designed and coordinated by the World Energy Council, in London. In 2019, Andrei founded offwater.org, a European think tank focusing specifically on water-related issues and their long-term effects on the European region. Having extensive studies in both engineering and economy, Andrei's interests revolve around the energy strategies, energy transition, energy poverty and geopolitics of energy.
Active on the Romanian market since 2005, Enel is currently the country’s largest private investor in energy, with operations in power distribution and supply as well as renewable energy production. Enel is developing an investment program aimed at securing a proper service for end users, improving the quality and security of the network while also complying with Enel’s environmental standards.