Energy utility manager with international executive expertise in energy industry and liberalised energy markets, including 16 years of experience along the electricity supply value chain, preferably in energy sales.
Extensive knowledge of market mechanisms in European energy market, energy sales, new business models development, regulatory framework, price formation, energy infrastructure development, as well as key trends in the customer-oriented energy industry.
From March 2017 Vice President at GGE Group, one of the leading energy services companies (ESCO) in SE Europe. With over 100 projects in energy saving measures and activities in five countries of SE Europe GGE has saved its partners millions of euros each year. GGE implements variety of specialized energy solutions that can provide significant improvements in the use of energy and reduce energy costs.
From December 2014 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Elektro Maribor d.d., the second largest electricity distribution company in Slovenia.
From February 2015 till February 2016 Member of the Board and Executive Director at the state-owned vertically integrated incumbent utility Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS / JP Elektroprivreda Srbije), responsible for the electricity supply, marketing and development of new services, which included development of downstream procedures, customer care and new services (ESCO, ICT services) in the period of full market opening and increasing competition.
From 2013 till 2015 Director of Business Development at Helsinki headquartered global energy Consultancy Company VaasaETT Oy. (www.vaasaett.com ), specialising in the behaviour and value of energy markets and consumers globally. The scope at VaasaETT included Consulting projects in the field of new offerings and customers’ loyalty for the retail companies.
From 2007 till 2013 Director Western & Central Europe at EFT Group, responsible for market development strategy, market origination and entering new markets;
Between 2003 and 2007 Member of the Board at the 2nd largest Slovenian distribution company Elektro Maribor d.d. (www.elektro-maribor.si ). Strategic development of the company, trading and sales activities on the emerging liberalised market, preparation and execution of new market strategy were some of the main executed responsibilites.
From 1997 till 2003 director of Glas2000 d.d., the first provider of consulting services in the first stage of the liberalisation process of the Slovenian energy market in 2001, offering pooling and electricity supply contracts negotiations for large industrial customers
From 2011 to the end of 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board of Geoplin d.o.o. (www.geoplin.si ), the incumbent gas trading and sales company in Slovenia
Founder, Chairman and Organiser of the annual international conference on electricity market and T&D ENERGIJA14 www.energija14.si (10 consecutive years from 2005 to 2014), as well as longtime active Programme Committee Member and a speaker at European Utility Week, premier business, innovation and information platform connecting the smart utility community.
Co-author of the book 2020 Program for Global Health, issued 2013 in the USA.