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. Since than he took several managerial positions with focus on developing electricity sales, marketing renewables, developing the aggregator function for demand response and other energy services. Currently he is Chief innovation officer for the GEN-I Group, CEO of GEN-I Vienna GmbH in Austria and GEN-I Energia Srl. in Italy and Member of the Board of GEN-I Hrvatska d.o.o. in Croatia.