Elina Hautakangas

Elina Hautakangas is Senior Specialist of the Energy Department of the Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. She holds a law degree and a degree for International and European Energy Policy, and has previously worked in Brussels for ENTSO-E and in Finland for the Finnish law firm Hannes Snellman, the Energy Authority and electricity TSO Fingrid. Elina has over 15 years’ experience working in the energy sector with electricity and gas and now with sector coupling, both in market development and implementation. Elina advocates market-based approach for energy markets where the role of the government is ensure functioning competition and enable stable environment for new innovations.