Fatih Kolmek

EMRA Group Head

Fatih Kölmek is a Group Head and Advisor to the Board in Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) of Turkey. He also serves as an advisor to the Chairman of Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA), which stretches to 4 continents and covers a population over 1 billion. He has earned BS and MS degrees in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Bilkent University and is currently a PhD Candidate in Economics at Hacettepe University. Mr. Kölmek was in telecommunication industry before joining to EMRA. He has been with EMRA since 2005 and served in licensing, transmission and balancing & settlement groups of Electricity Market Department until 2010 when he was appointed as an advisor in regulation of electricity, natural gas, petroleum and LPG markets. Mr. Kölmek represents EMRA in the Black Sea Regulatory Initiative (BSRI) aiming to increase utilization of region’s renewable energy sources and cross-border trade. He also coordinates the cooperation between Ecowas Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) and EMRA. Mr. Kölmek is a member of International Program Committee of the 6th World Forum on Energy Regulation (WFER), Strategy Group of ERRA and G20 & Strategy Groups of EMRA.