Julian Popov - Minister of Environment and Water

Julian Popov is a fellow at the European Climate Foundation, Chairman of the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) and an ex Minister of Environment of Bulgaria as a member of a caretaker government. He has been a goodwill ambassador of Bulgaria for energy and climate policy and an energy security adviser to the President of Bulgaria.

Julian Popov is a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, of the Climate-KIC Advisory Council and of several other energy- and climate-related organizations. He is one of the founders and currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the New Bulgarian University and a co-founder of the Tunisian School of Politics. Julian Popov has been recognized twice by the EurActiv as one of the 40 most influential voices in European energy policies. Financial Times, Project Syndicate, NS Energy Monitor, The Independent, Al Jazeera, Huffington Post, EurActiv and many other have carried his articles on climate and energy policy.

Author of two books and co-author of the books “The European Supergrid” and “Energy and Climate Diplomacy”.