Janez Kopac

Director
Energy Community Secretariat

Mr. Kopač has been leading the Energy Community Secretariat since 2012. His mission is to extend the EU internal energy market to South East Europe and beyond on the basis of a legally binding framework.


Prior to this position, he worked as General Director for Energy at the Ministry of Economy of Slovenia for nearly 4 years. He acted as Slovenian Minister of Finance (1992) and Minister of Environment (2000-2004).


Mr. Kopač holds a Master’s degree from Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana.