Alberto Biancardi is a Commissioner of AEEGSI (the Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity Gas and Water) and President of WAREG (the Network of European Water Regulators). He graduated from the Milan "L. Bocconi" University with a degree in Economic and Social Studies.
With a background as economist, he served with the following institutions: AGCM (the Italian Antitrust Authority, the Italian Electricity and Gas Regulatory Authority, the Single Buyer (Acquirente Unico Spa), the Ministry for Industry and the Italian Prime Minister's Office. In the latter institution, he coordinated the NARS (the counselling unit operating with the Interministerial Committee for Economic Planning, or 'CIPE', on the regulatory themes related to network-infrastrutture services). He also served with Eni and Enel (as the President's assistant).
From March 2007 to the current office, he served as: Director General of the Equalisation Fund for the Electricity Sector (COSE); untenured Professor at the Genoa University, and Energy and Infrastructure Area Manager with AREL (Centre for Studies, Research and Legislation).
Alberto Biancardi is the author of numerous publications on public services and economic regulation.