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Garrett Blaney

Commissioner & Chairperson, Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg), Ireland

Garrett Blaney

Garrett Blaney joined the Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) as Commissioner and Chairperson on 07 January 2019.  

Mr Blaney was previously a member of the Commission at the Commission for Regulation of Utilities since February 2010 and Chairperson from February 2014 to February 2017. In 2017 Mr Blaney was elected the Chair of the ACER Board of Regulators (Agency for the Co-operation of Energy Regulators) and also the President of the Council of the European Energy Regulators (CEER).  

Prior to becoming a Regulator Mr Blaney had over 20 years of experience working in the energy industry. He was previously Strategic Development Director for Viridian Power and Energy, Commercial Director for Huntstown Power, Ireland’s first independent power producer, and Asian regional director for ESB International.

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