Speaker Details

Wolfgang Urbantschitsch

Vice President of the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER), E-Control

Mr. Wolfgang Urbantschitsch is Executive Director of the Austrian regulatory authority for energy. He has been Vice President of CEER (Council of European Energy Regulators) since November 2018. Since 2013, he has held the position of Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Energy Community.
From 2001 to 2016, Mr. Urbantschitsch was Head of the Legal Department of E-Control. In parallel, from 2011 to 2016, he was also a member of the Board of Appeal of ACER (the European Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators).

He obtained his doctoral degree at the University of Graz/Austria and earned a master’s degree (LL.M.) from the College of Europe in Bruges/Belgium. Before joining E-Control, Mr. Urbantschitsch worked as a legal advisor at the Austrian Federal Constitutional Court, at the Austrian regulatory authority for telecommunication and as a research assistant.

Mr. Urbantschitsch is author of numerous publications on energy law as well as constitutional and administrative law. He is a lecturer at universities and other institutions.


The project receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 820482.