Bio – Martina Repikova

Repikova_MartinaI have more than 14 years of professional experience working in the international organisations, energy industry and public authorities on wide range of topics from energy – oil markets, renewables, energy use in ICT, transport, smart city – to knowledge and data management, big data, internet of things, financial analysis, website development and application of new IT technologies. You can find more about my professional background below or at LinkedIn.


Career highlights

  • Electromobility and energy needs, a case for Slovakia – an analysis of energy needs for transport fuels and electricity production and comparison of WTT energy use between conventional ICE vehicles and electric vehicles. 
  • Development of IRENA REsource, web-portal of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), live since January 2015. It facilitates access to relevant, curated information and data about renewable energy sector for general audience, as well as policy makers and project managers.
  • Contribution with data gathering and quality assessment to REN21 UNECE Renewable Energy Status Report released in December 2015 (pdf) and the update released in June 2017 (pdf). The report covers 17 selected UNECE member countries located in the South East Europe, the Caucasus, the Russian Federation and Central Asia.
  • Analysis of oil markets and energy security for the International Energy Agency’s Oil Market Report, and for Statoil ASA, including reporting, modeling, forecasting, detailed data analysis, data quality assessment, data management, as well as presenting report highlights to various audiences.


Work Experience

  • City of Piešťany, Slovakia (10/2020-now) – Leader, Strategy and urban development department 
  • Ministry of Economy of Slovak Republic, (09/2018-09/2020) – Senior Analyst at Centre for Economic Issues (analytical unit) 
  • Independent Energy Consultant, Piešťany, Slovakia (08/2015-09/2018)
  • International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (09/2013 – 01/2015) – Programme Officer (P3), Knowledge, Policy and Finance Centre
  • Statoil ASA, Stavanger, Norway (01/2012 – 06/2013) – Senior Oil Market Analyst, MPR SBD AN MA OIL
  • International Energy Agency (IEA), Paris, France (06/2006 – 11/2011)
    • Oil Market Analyst (A2), Oil Industry and Markets Division (2010-2011)
    • Research Assistant/Statistician (B5), Oil Industry and Markets Division (2008-2010)
    • Statistician, Monthly Oil Statistics (B3), Energy Statistics Division (2006-2008)
  • Wood & Company, a.s., Bratislava, Slovakia (09/2005 – 05/2006) – Investment Banking Intern (part-time), Corporate Finance and M&A
  • Generali Vita, Mogliano Veneto, Italy (2005) – Intern, Actuarial department
  • Sparkasse Passau, Passau, Germany (2003) – Intern, Marketing and Communications Department


Published work



  • M.A. in Banking and Entrepreneurship – New Europe Master in Banking and Entrepreneurship, Italy (2004 – 2005)
  • B.A. in International Relations and European Studies – Comenius University, Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia (2002 – 2006)
  • Engineering Degree (M.Sc. equivalent) in Agricultural management, specialisation Quantitative Management and IT – Slovak Agricultural University, Faculty of Economics and Management, Nitra, Slovakia (1998 – 2003)

Passed Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 examination in December 2009


Competence and Skills

Economic and energy analyses

• Sustainable energy systems, mobility and climate change adaptation
• Oil, gas, coal, renewable and power knowledge
• Analysis, research, modelling and forecasting of oil market fundamentals, including supply, demand, refining, trade flows, inventories and pricing
• Oil and energy markets in Russian Federation, Caucasus and Caspian countries, Africa, Europe, America and Asia
• Global oil market balances, short- to long-term forecasts of market fundamentals and prices
• Commodities and financial markets regulation
• Energy security, emergency response and international energy and economic affairs
• Renewable Energy, Energy Access and Energy Efficiency in Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Caspian and Balkan countries
• Energy use in Transport sector and in Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) sector
• Energy poverty

Computing and modeling

• Database management
• Data manipulation and quality verification
• Data visualisation, incl. static and interactive charts
• Statistics – SPSS, EViews
• Business Intelligence analysis – Tableau, Qlikview
• Webpage development, including HTML, CSS, CMS (WordPress and custom made), Google Analytics
• Proficient in MS Office package – Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, OneNote, including task automation and VBA programming
• Construction of Excel-based models, including time-series forecasting models
• MS SharePoint internal platform
• Research using internet resources, news packages (Reuters, Bloomberg, Factiva), large databases

Communication, drafting and presentation

• Analytical report-writing and editing
• Preparation of short analytical features and articles for publication
• Drafting of briefs and status reports
• Content and contributor management
• Layout design and formatting of publications
• Presenting to small and large audiences
• Social media and blogging

Other skills

• Knowledge and information management
• Development of information, data and knowledge sharing platforms
• Financial analysis and industry research
• Corporate Finance and M&A
• Project management
• IT trainings and mentoring of junior staff



Slovak: native; English: fluent; German, Italian, French: intermediate; Chinese, Russian, Norwegian, Arabic: beginner