Dejan Paravan

Dr. Paravan is an established expert and active participant in the development of the European energy markets. He began his career in 1999 as a researcher at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of Ljubljana. After receiving his doctoral degree, dr. Paravan started his journey at GEN-I as one of its first managers. […]

Mechthild Wörsdörfer

Mechthild Wörsdörfer is Deputy Director-General at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Energy (DG Energy), where she is in charge of the Coordination of the Just and Green Energy Transition since October 2021. She previously was a director responsible for sustainability, technology and outlooks at the International Energy Agency, from 2018 until September 2021. Before […]

Piotr Naimski

He holds a doctorate in natural science. Active in anti-communist opposition movement, Minister Naimski has been an academic professor, editor and commentator. Throughout his political career, he served as Deputy Minister of Economy, Member of the Polish Parliament and since 2015, as Secretary of State responsible for energy diversification policy in the Office of the […]

Mariya Gabriel

Mariya Gabriel is Commissioner for Innovation Research Culture Education Youth and Sport. The new Horizon Europe, Erasmus+, and the cultural strand of Creative Europe programmes will be implemented under Mariya Gabriel’s leadership. From 2017 to 2019 she was Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society. She was a Member of the European Parliament for 7 years […]

Maria da Graça Carvalho

Maria da Graça Carvalho is currently a member of the European Parliament. She was a senior advisor of Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, from November 2014 to December 2015. Previously, she was a member of the European Parliament, between July 2009 and May 2014. In that capacity, she was one of the rapporteurs […]

Tinne Van der Straeten

Tinne Van der Straeten has a Master in African Languages and Cultures and a Master of Laws. In 2007 she got elected to the federal parliament of which she was a member until 2010. After that she started working as a lawyer at Blixt. A boutique law firm where she gained 9 years of experience […]

Bernard Magenhann

Since 16 May 2020 – Deputy Director-General in charge of Directorates C, G, R in the Joint Research Centre (JRC) 1/09/2016 – 15/05/2020: Deputy Director-General – Directorate-General “Human Resources and Security” (HR)From 1/02/2020 to 15/03/2020: Acting Director-General 06/2013 – 08/2016: Director “Resources Management and Optimisation” – Directorate- General “Informatics” (DIGIT) responsible among other of strategic […]

Kadri Simson

Kadri Simson was appointed European Commissioner for Energy in 2019. Prior to that, starting in 2016, she was Estonia’s Minister for Economic Affairs and Infrastructure. She is a member of the Estonian Centre Party. From 2007 to 2016, she was a member of Estonia’s parliament. From 2009 to 2016, she served as chairman of the […]

Vera Silva

Vera Silva is the Chief Technology Officer of GE Grid Solutions, reporting to the CEO and leading a global team of 3,200 engineers in over 40 countries. In this role, she leads the engineering team is responsible for designing and producing products in high voltage equipment, HVDC systems, grid automation, digital solutions and grid services. […]

Simona Kustec

Professor Simona Kustec is the Slovenian Minister of Education, Science and Sport. She also serves as a full professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences. Prof. Kustec is a political sciences researcher, with a rich and diverse body of work, and is involved in several research project groups in Slovenia and abroad. […]