Tutors who will be giving information at the course

Aviv Handler

Managing Director

ETR Advisory

Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR ADVISORY
Aviv is the Managing Director of ETR Advisory, a niche consultancy which provides advice and services to the energy and commodity markets in the understanding, preparation and implementation of European Energy and Commodity Market Regulations. He focuses focus on all streams of regulation including EMIR, REMIT, MiFiD II and CRD IV as well as applicable rules across the globe. He has domain expertise in compliance (REMIT, EMIR, MiFiD, Basel II/III, CAD, CRD IV),credit risk, commodity and energy trading (gas, power, oil), with extensive knowledge of regulation , credit, risk and ETRM systems and well as financial messaging

Marc Merrill

President & CEO

Uniper Global Commodities North America



Maria Popova

Regulatory and Policy professional


Maria is Regulatory and Policy Consultant with over seven years of experience in the field of European energy market policy and regulation. Currently, she is Manager for Market Supervision with the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET), focusing on legislative frameworks for energy market integrity and transparency. Previously, she has dealt with regulatory issues related to carbon emissions trading and European gas market design.

Alejandro Navarro

Sole Legal Counsel

Raizen Trading LLP

Alejandro encompasses over 19 years of professional experience with a strong background in corporate, finance, regulatory, energy and trading in the global market. He has worked for majors such as Bear Stearns, AIB. He later co-founded Primergy Capital Partners, an FCA regulated Investment Manager focused in energy trading. More recently, he established the legal departments of Gunvor and Cadoil Trading. Currently, Alejandro works for Raizen Trading, part of Raizen Group, a JV between Cosan and Shell.

Alejandro studied Law (USA, Austria, Spain), holds an MBA from Chicago Booth and a PE specialization by Harvard Business School. Recently he received the recognition by being listed in the GC Powerlist The Legal 500 in Switzerland.