Nuclear: a strategic industry serving Europe

20 – 21 June 2023 – Lyon, France

Elena Popescu – Director General for Energy Policy and Green Deal, Ministry of Energy, Romania

Mrs. Elena Popescu, PhD Power Engineering, graduated from Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Energy Faculty, she holds a PhD on energy policies and optimal energy mix and a Master of Science on management and ecology of engineering systems.

Between 2007 – 2012, she acted as counselor at the Permanent Representation of Romania to the European Union, in Brussels, responsible for international energy and nuclear affairs, representing Romania in the related Working Groups at European Council and European Commission.

Since September 2013, Mrs. Elena Popescu is the General Director for Energy Policies and Green Deal Department, Ministry of Energy of Romania. With extensive experience in the energy industry, energy administration and European and international affairs in energy field, Mrs. Popescu coordinates activities related to the development and implementation of an integrated energy and climate change policy in Romania.