Gas market / Committee

The Natural Gas Committee (FÖB) is a permanent committee for the analysis, opinion making, proposing, sometimes strategic work of HETA. The FÖB cooperates with the board of HETA, its experts and other (permanent and ad-hoc) committees. The FOB maintains contact with authorities, as well as with other third parties and organizations in accordance with its competence.

FÖB fulfills the professional tasks related to the gas market in accordance with the activities ,and the coordination of the professional interests of the HETA’Smembers, Represent and protect the professional activities of them. The Commission's activities include examining and developing an opinion on some of the professional issues involved in the cooperation of members, and coordinating professional issues in so far as these issues are addressed and discussed by the members within the framework of the HETA. The activities of FÖB are mainly based on their own annual work plan as defined in the work plan. The work plan will be accepted by the FÖB and will be forwarded to the board for information.


Gabor SzepesyChairman

Curriculum vitae
Name: Gábor Szepesy
Email address:
Phone number: +36-20-310-1832
Place and date of birth: Budapest, 14.11.1988
Deputy Chairman of the Natural Gas Committee of the Hungarian Energy Traders’ Association – Ongoing from April 2017
 continuous consultation with fellow natural gas traders and the Hungarian Energy and Public Authority Office, lobbying for regulatory changes.
 long term and short term capacity planning for TSO, SSO, and DSO,
 operative capacity management (planning, measurements, bookings, validation of invoices),
 participation in complex pricing matters (special, flexible needs, key customers with significant annual consumption),
 regulation monitoring (analyzing and reporting on the impact of prospective changes in regulation),
 providing professional support for unique demands from the Sales department.
Key Account Manager (Supply) –March 2014 – November 2014
IFC Energy Trade
 management of sourcing and wholesale deals (negotiations, conclusion of offers and contracts, confirmation of invoices),
 retail pricing,
 daily operation (nomination of supply sources, nomination of TSO and SSO volumes).
Insight Analyst – July 2013 – March 2014
dunnhumby Hungary, Solutions team
 compiling bespoke consumption pattern analyses on an ad hoc basis with the use of SQL and SAS,
 participating in projects of TESCO, providing background information based on sales data,
Key Account Expert – April 2012 – July 2013
E.On Földgáz Trade, Sales Department
 operative execution of E.ON Földgáz Trade’s strategy, creation of sales plans, reports,
 participation in contract negotiations with power plants and key customers (TIGÁZ, GDF SUEZ, FŐGÁZ), coordination of contract procedures,
 operative management of contracts,
 creation of business documents (offers, contracts, submissions to Board of Management and Supervisory Board).
Trainee – June 2009 – October 2009
MOL Nyrt. (Refining and Marketing Division, Card Management Department)

Vice Chairman

Dr. Balázs BársonyVice Chairman