Deputy Director of Energy Markets
EDP - Energias de Portugal Sa
Berto Martins is currently Deputy Director for Energy Markets at EDP S.A.
He is 51 years old, born and raised in Lisbon but with an academic degree completed at the Oporto University in 1990. In this same year, joined EDP to work at the National Dispatch and after some years in these functions moved to the System Optimization and Commercial Operations until 2002.
When the liberalization process of the energy sector started in Portugal he left to work on the team responsible for the creation of the Energy Markets Division implementing IT and business procedures for the Trading activities.
The Energy Markets Division is responsible for the management of EDP´s Generation portfolio in the Iberian Market. These tasks include the Short/Medium Term Planning, Outages coordination and bidding strategy on the energy and ancillary services markets.
He is also responsible for the real-time Dispatch and coordination with the Portuguese System Operator (REN).