Clara Poletti

Keynote Policy Session

Clara Poletti

Commissioner @ ARERA - Italian Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and Environment

Clara Poletti is Commissioner of the Italian independent Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and Environment (ARERA), Chair of the Board of Regulators of the European Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and ARERA delegate at the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER).

She has more than twenty years’ experience in the field. As far back as 1997, she contributed to the start-up of the Italian independent energy regulator. Since then, she has worked on the regulation of energy, water and waste management services at both national and European level.

From 2007 to 2011, she was Director of the Bocconi University research centre on energy and environment (IEFE). She was also a founding joint academic director at the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE). She is member of the Advisory Council Executive Committee of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and associate researcher of the Cambridge Energy Policy Research Group.

She is the author of numerous scientific articles.


  • Bocconi University


  • Intesa Sanpaolo
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