Director Market and Regulation Austrian Power Grid AG, Austria
Born 15.10.1954 in Vienna. Manfred Pils is leading the division for Market Management, Regulation and European Policy Coordination within the Austrian Transmission System Operator company Austrian Power Grid (APG). Since 2003 he is actively involved in the implementation of coordinated regional markets like the South-East European region (SEE), the Central-East European region (CEE), the Central-West region (CWE) and the Central-South-European region (CSE) and in the implementation of cross-border balancing markets.
He was responsible in APG for the implementation of allocation management and the coordination concerning the management of the two auctions offices CAO and CASC and the merging process of the two auctions offices to the Joint Allocation Office (JAO) in Luxemburg. Manfred Pils is acting as head of the Supervisory Board of the Joint Allocation Office (CAO) since 20015. Manfred Pils is member of the ENTSO-E Market Committee and member of different ENTSO-E ad-hoc groups concerning the coordination of regional development issues in the electricity market. Manfred Pils studied Informatics and Social Sciences at the University of Vienna (graduated in 1981)