Timo PartanenLeading Specialist Gas Markets at Energiavirasto Energy Authority Finland
Dr Partanen works as the leading specialist at the Finnish Energy Authority. He together with his team concentrate on liberalization of the Finnish gas markets and merging the Finnish and Baltic gas markets. Previously Dr Partanen has been working at the Maryland Public Service Commission of the State of Maryland. Prior to the regulatory career he has held multiple positions at Fortum and Neste in international power and gas industry. Dr Partanen holds a PhD in Political Economy from the Helsinki University of Technology. His dissertation analyzes the interaction of power retail companies with their functional environment at the time of opening the markets for competition. He also holds an MSc in power plant engineering and an MBA in strategy and finance.