Péter Kaderják has been the Director of the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research at the Corvinus University of Budapest (www.rekk.eu) since 2004. He received his MSc in economics from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences in 1987. In 1998 he was appointed as Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Economic Affairs and started to work on the liberalisation of the electricity and gas sectors in Hungary. In January 2000 he became the President of the Hungarian Energy Office, the national energy regulator. Between 2000 and 2004 he also served as the Chairman of the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA), an association of energy regulatory institutions of countries from Central and Eastern Europe, the CIS and South East Europe. He has directed several recent research efforts with relevance for Central and South East Europe. In 2011 he was appointed as alternate member of ACER’s (Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators) Board of Appeal. His major research fields are energy economics, energy security, regulation and modelling of network industries and environmental economics.