Julian Popov is Fellow of the European Climate Foundation, Chairman of the Building Performance Institute Europe and Former Minister of Environment of Bulgaria.
He is Bulgarian Ambassador of good will for energy and climate policy, former energy security adviser to the President of Bulgaria, the founding Vice Chancellor and current Board Member of the New Bulgarian University, founding Board Member of Sofia Platform, former Board Member of the American University in Bulgaria, former Chairman of the Bulgarian School of Politics and co-founder of the Tunisian School of Politics (established following the Arab Spring). Julian is author of two books, he is widely published by Bulgarian media and is a frequent guest at national radio and television programmes with comments on energy and climate policies, energy security and European affairs.
His articles have been published by Financial Times, Project Syndicate, The Independent, Huffington Post, Al Jazeera and other international media. He was recently voted as one of the 40 most influential voices on European energy policies and also as one of the 40 most influential voices in the European energy efficiency policies by the Brussels agency EurActiv.