GREAT Nuclear Energy Summit
Bucharest, Romania

Paul Brummell
CMG, Her Majesty's Ambassador to Romania and CEN Energy Ambassadorial Lead

The Ambassador represents Her Majesty The Queen and the UK government in the country to which they are appointed. They are responsible for the direction and work of the Embassy and its Consulates, including political work, trade and investment, press and cultural relations, and visa and consular services.

Full biography at: https://www.gov.uk/government/people/paul-brummell

More information on British Embassy in Bucharest at https://www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-embassy-bucharest.

Campbell Anderson Keir
Director for Energy, Department for International Trade

Campbell Keir has more than 30 years of professional experience in the Oil & Gas Industry. After graduating with a Master',s Degree he joined Shell International as a Petroleum Engineer. Over a period of 10 years, he worked in operations and technical positions in the Netherlands, Malaysia and Abu Dhabi. He then joined Shell',s Research & Development Function where he worked on nuclear logging research and its application around the world for 3 years. There then followed a series of Senior Technical and Managerial roles throughout the Middle East and Far East. Mr Keir',s last role was 7 years as Country Chair for Shell in Kazakhstan. Early 2015 he was seconded for 2 years into DIT as Director Energy.

Mr Keir has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Physics and Master Degree in Petroleum Engineering.

Dr. Teodor Chirica
FORATOM Vicepresident

Dr. Teodor Chirica is an engineer with rich experience (40+ years) in Romanian nuclear industry, active involved in development of CANDU project in Romania, CEO at Nuclearelectrica (2005-2009), Managing Director of AMEC Nuclear Romania (2009-2013) and from 2013 as CEO of EnergoNuclear. Active with the Romanian Atomic Forum (ROMATOM) and FORATOM vice-president.

Charles Crocker
CEO, British Romanian Chamber of Commerce

Charles Crocker is currently the CEO of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce since 2015.
Charles has been working as a business entrepreneur for over 20 years in Romania and the Region. He has developed many teams and businesses and led them from start up to exit, including regional expansion, acquisition and strategic partnerships.
Some of the businesses included DPD, Achieve Global, Barnett McCall Recruitment, GI Group and Frontline Resourcing.
Recently Charles has been working as a consultant supporting new companies to enter the Romanian market and working with different organizations on their Human Resource priorities.
Charles is a strong advocate for business ethics, free trade, quality standards, innovation and legacy leadership.

Andrei Maioreanu
State Secretary, Ministry of Energy Romania

State Secretary, Ministry of Energy Romania

Glen Little
Industrial Advisor, Nuclear Industry Association

Glen has worked in the Energy Industry for over 35 years with significant involvement in the Nuclear, Oil & Gas, and Fossil Power Generation sectors. His career started with commissioning activities on the AGR Reactors at Hartlepool and Heysham. This was followed by 10 years on the refurbishment and plant improvement work for the Magnox fleet. In the early 2000s he played a leading role in the delivery of three of the major new facilities being constructed at Sellafield and this led to involvement in the UK Nuclear New Build Programme. As well as acting as the Director for Nuclear New Build for his employer, he has been heavily involved in the Nuclear Industry Association Supply Chain for Nuclear Programme and was responsible for the NIA publication 'The Essential Guide for the Nuclear Supply Chain'. He continues to be involved in the UK Nuclear New Build Programme through his role as Industrial Advisor to the NIA.

John Mathieson
Head of International Relations, UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)

Mr. John Mathieson is the Head of International Relations with the UK's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) accountable for its international relations strategy. He is responsible for understanding the nuclear power and radioactive waste management policies and programmes in other countries and identifying opportunities for technical co-operation.
Mr. Mathieson is co-chair of the Infrastructure Development Working Group of the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation. He also works closely with the IAEA and OECD / NEA, participating in a number of expert missions, technical meetings and working groups. Mr. Mathieson is the UK representative on the European Union's Club of Waste Management Agencies.
Mr. Mathieson has also worked with other EU nuclear and radioactive waste management organisations in assisting the governments of many Central and Eastern European countries, and Russia and Ukraine, develop their financing, decommissioning and radioactive waste management strategies.
He is a Board Director and Secretary of Waste Management Symposia Inc. which runs the annual Waste Management conference in Phoenix.
Before joining the NDA in 2007, Mr. Mathieson worked with Nirex for 17 years in several roles, including business development and international relations. Prior to that he was with CEGB / Nuclear Electric (now EdF Energy) for 14 years as a health physicist, working initially at Dungeness B nuclear power station and then the Health and Safety Department.
John has a BSc (Hons) in Physics and MSc in Radiation and Environmental Protection from the University of Surrey. He is a Member of the Society for Radiological Protection.

Panel discussion (I) Energy Policy

Sorin Elisei
Manager, Consulting, Deloitte Consultanță SRL

Manager, Consulting, Deloitte Consultanță SRL

Radu Dudău
Co-founder & Director Energy Policy Group

Radu Dudau is co-founder and director of EPG. He is Associate Professor of International Relations at Bucharest University. From 2006 to 2010 he was Deputy Director at the Romanian Diplomatic Institute (Ministry of Foreign Affairs). He graduated in Physics and Philosophy from the University of Iași. He holds a Dr. Phil. degree in Philosophy (magna cum laude) from Konstanz University (Germany) and a PhD in Political Science (International Relations) (summa cum laude) from the National School of Political and Administrative Studies (SNSPA, Bucharest). He was a Fulbright Fellow with the National Security Program at Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2011), a New Europe College Fellow at the Danish Institute of International Relations (Copenhagen, 2006) and an OSI/FCO-Chevening scholar at Oxford University (1999-2000). His main expertise focus is energy security and natural resource geopolitics.

Dr Ákos Horváth
General Director of the Energy Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Dr Ákos Horváth, is presently the Director General of MTA Centre for Energy Research in Hungary. His scientific career has been in high temperature corrosion, radiation ageing, and development of heat resistant structural materials for nuclear reactors. Coordinated several national and international research activities related to structural materials of investigation and characterization for future fission and fusion nuclear reactors. Since 2010, he has been participating in the preparation of the Hungarian nuclear R&D strategy. Member of the Board of the Hungarian Nuclear Society since 2012.
MTA Centre for Energy Research (MTA EK) is a member of the institutional network of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. MTA EK has three research institutions (RIs): Atomic Energy RI, Energy and Environmental Safety RI and Materials Science RI. It has around 400 people, among them 250 working on scientific subjects. MTA EK operates the Budapest Research Reactor, the largest research facility in Hungary. MTA EK is active in the field of nuclear safety related research, it is the chief consultant of the Hungarian nuclear plant, and one of the technical support organizations of the Safety Authority. MTA EK is member of many international expert bodies mainly in Europe, and actively participates in the work of OECD NEA and IAEA. Further information can be found on the website http://energia.mta.hu.

Panel discussion (II) Opportunities in CEN

Cosmin Ghiță
CEO, Nuclearelectrica

CEO, Nuclearelectrica

Horia Grama
President, ANDR

President, ANDR

Kostadin Sirleshtov
Partner | Head of Energy, Projects and Construction (EPC), CMS Cameron McKenna

Kostadin Sirleshtov is a Partner at CMS Sofia. He heads the Energy, Projects and Construction (EPC) practice of the office and leads the EPC practice for CEE.
His particular area of expertise is in conventional, nuclear, renewables, energy and utility law having worked as the Chief of the Minister's cabinet for the Ministry of Energy and Energy Resources 2002-2004 and Chief of Minister's cabinet in the Ministry of Defence 2005-2007. Kostadin has been part of the Working group at the Ministry of Energy and Energy Resources in the preparation of the current Bulgarian Nuclear Energy Act and the current Energy Act, including the Energy Act 2003 and the Energy Efficiency Act 2004.
In his capacity of Chief of Minister's Cabinet, Kostadin was a Secretary of the Working group established by the Bulgarian Prime Minister for the structuring of the Benele NPP project. Kostadin was also part of the legal team that put together the first even nuclear energy insurance pull for third party liability in Bulgaria. Kostadin has also served as management board member to various Energy and Industrial Companies.
Kostadin is named among the leading Bulgarian energy lawyers by the world's most renowned legal directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 and is constantly considered among the leading experts in the field.

Ing. Lubomir Gogela
Commercial Director VÍTKOVICE a.s.

Working with company longer than 30 years. After working experience on several technical and commercial positions and many years experience abroad, my responsibility is mainly business development across VITKOVICE Machinery Group from position of Commercial Director.
VITKOVICE is an engineering holding and its enterprising activities are based on innovations and added value of services. VITKOVICE is a modern, flexible and responsible group of companies that take part in ambitious projects all over the world. The owners assume responsibility not only for the development of the company, but also for the development of the region as well. VITKOVICE has cca 8500 employees.
One of the most important production program of VITKOVICE are deliveries of operational units and parts for nuclear power plants such as pressurizers, steam generators and heat exchangers.
VITKOVICE has references of deliveries for NPP in Czech Republic, Russia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Germany - type VVER 440 and 1000 and also to India.
VITKOVICE has signed MoU with AREVA and Westinghouse for NPP TEMELIN 3+4 unit project.

Panel discussion (III) WiN: Career Development and Benefits of Diversity in the Nuclear Industry

Jack Gritt
BSc (Hons) CMath MIMA, President Women in Nuclear UK

Jack Gritt is a Chartered Mathematician and a Member of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. With 32 years' experience in the nuclear industry, Jack has held a number of positions including executive management, director of operations, programme and project management, safety case management and performance and quality. In addition she is a champion for inclusion and diversity in the work place with a keen focus on the performance benefits that can be achieved via outstanding leadership in this field.
It was the early years of her career that Jack formed a passion for encouraging people in the nuclear industry, especially women. She is now the President of Women in Nuclear UK and sits on the Board of Trustees for the Nuclear Institute. Through these roles she believes she can continue to build a future for nuclear power.

Cristina Bucur
President, WiN Romania

President, WiN Romania
Romgaz

Daniela Lulache
Former CEO of Nuclearelectrica

Former CEO of Nuclearelectrica

Bulgaria

Kostadin Sirleshtov
Partner | Head of Energy, Projects and Construction (EPC), CMS Cameron McKenna

Kostadin Sirleshtov is a Partner at CMS Sofia. He heads the Energy, Projects and Construction (EPC) practice of the office and leads the EPC practice for CEE.
His particular area of expertise is in conventional, nuclear, renewables, energy and utility law having worked as the Chief of the Minister's cabinet for the Ministry of Energy and Energy Resources 2002-2004 and Chief of Minister's cabinet in the Ministry of Defence 2005-2007. Kostadin has been part of the Working group at the Ministry of Energy and Energy Resources in the preparation of the current Bulgarian Nuclear Energy Act and the current Energy Act, including the Energy Act 2003 and the Energy Efficiency Act 2004.
In his capacity of Chief of Minister's Cabinet, Kostadin was a Secretary of the Working group established by the Bulgarian Prime Minister for the structuring of the Benele NPP project. Kostadin was also part of the legal team that put together the first even nuclear energy insurance pull for third party liability in Bulgaria. Kostadin has also served as management board member to various Energy and Industrial Companies.
Kostadin is named among the leading Bulgarian energy lawyers by the world's most renowned legal directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 and is constantly considered among the leading experts in the field.

Czech Republic

Ing. Lubomir Gogela
Commercial Director, VÍTKOVICE a.s.

Working with company longer than 30 years. After working experience on several technical and commercial positions and many years experience abroad, my responsibility is mainly business development across VITKOVICE Machinery Group from position of Commercial Director.
VITKOVICE is an engineering holding and its enterprising activities are based on innovations and added value of services. VITKOVICE is a modern, flexible and responsible group of companies that take part in ambitious projects all over the world. The owners assume responsibility not only for the development of the company, but also for the development of the region as well. VITKOVICE has cca 8500 employees.
One of the most important production program of VITKOVICE are deliveries of operational units and parts for nuclear power plants such as pressurizers, steam generators and heat exchangers.
VITKOVICE has references of deliveries for NPP in Czech Republic, Russia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Germany - type VVER 440 and 1000 and also to India.
VITKOVICE has signed MoU with AREVA and Westinghouse for NPP TEMELIN 3+4 unit project.

Hungary

Márton Csordás
Head of Department, Nuclear Energy Department, Ministry for National Development

Mr. Márton Csordás holds double Master's degree as economist. Graduated at the University of Pécs, Hungary and at ESSCA Business School, Angers France. Prior to his current assignment, he held various positions at General Motors Central & Eastern Europe Regional Centre. At present, he acts as Head of Nuclear Energy Department at the Ministry of National Development, and member of the Supervisory Board of the Public Limited Company for Radioactive Waste Management in Hungary.

Dr Ákos Horváth
General Director of the Energy Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Dr Ákos Horváth, is presently the Director General of MTA Centre for Energy Research in Hungary. His scientific career has been in high temperature corrosion, radiation ageing, and development of heat resistant structural materials for nuclear reactors. Coordinated several national and international research activities related to structural materials of investigation and characterization for future fission and fusion nuclear reactors. Since 2010, he has been participating in the preparation of the Hungarian nuclear R&D strategy. Member of the Board of the Hungarian Nuclear Society since 2012.
MTA Centre for Energy Research (MTA EK) is a member of the institutional network of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. MTA EK has three research institutions (RIs): Atomic Energy RI, Energy and Environmental Safety RI and Materials Science RI. It has around 400 people, among them 250 working on scientific subjects. MTA EK operates the Budapest Research Reactor, the largest research facility in Hungary. MTA EK is active in the field of nuclear safety related research, it is the chief consultant of the Hungarian nuclear plant, and one of the technical support organizations of the Safety Authority. MTA EK is member of many international expert bodies mainly in Europe, and actively participates in the work of OECD NEA and IAEA. Further information can be found on the website http://energia.mta.hu.

Poland

Krzysztof Sadłowski
Chief Executive Officer and President of PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna EJ1

Member of the Executive Board, Deputy Chairman of PGE EJ 1 Sp. z o.o. – the Polish Nuclear New Build company, Mr. Krzysztof Sadłowski has 25 years experience in the energy sector. He graduated the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology and post-graduate Management College at University of Warsaw. He also graduated series of management seminars organized by Polish Institute of Management and the Academy of Negotiations in the Leaders' Promotion Centre.

Slovenia

Franc Katič
Managing Director, SIPRO Inzeniring

Sipro inženiring – design, engineering, consulting, supervision and site services in the field of nuclear and other power generation, transmission and distribution and process industry. Expertise supports and creates electrical and mechanical demanding process, installations, modifications and systems in nuclear and power business with civil support as well. Products and services in the nuclear field include: safety and non-safety related piping design, pressure vessel, material hoists and platforms, metal reflective insulation design, structural design, cable data management, plant components design and supply/fabrication, switchyards/switchgears, power supply, instrumentation and control, etc. Franc Katic has been the Managing Director of Sipro inženiring Krško since 2007.

Dr. Emmanuelle Chardon
Business Specialist - France and Central/ Eastern Network, Civil Nuclear Department for International Trade

Emmanuelle has over 14 years of experience of the nuclear industry, and during her career to date she has worked on a wide range of nuclear projects in the research, environmental and decommissioning fields, both in technical and managerial roles.

Emmanuelle moved to the UK from France over 15 years ago and has worked since on both sides of the Channel. She started her professional career as an environmental consultant, mainly working on decommissioning projects in the UK, before moving to the Nuclear New Build market, where she worked on the Hinkley Point C project and supported EDF both in France and in the UK for a number of years.

More recently, Emmanuelle has been in charge of the operations management, strategy and stakeholders relationships for a number of Nuclear New Build projects in Europe. Since March 2017, she has been part of the Department for International Trade Civil Nuclear Team, based in London, where she is responsible for shaping and maximising export opportunities to the France and Central and Eastern Network markets.

Emmanuelle holds a "Diplome d'Ingenieur Chimiste" (MSc Chemistry) from the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Montpellier (France), an MPhil in Radiochemistry and a PhD in Environmental Radiochemistry and Geology, both from the University of Manchester (UK).

Jana Verk
Head of International Trade Slovenia, Department for International Trade, British Embassy Slovenia

Jana joined the British Embassy in Ljubljana in 1993. She has since assisted a number of British companies from various industries in successfully exploring export opportunities in Slovenia. She is an ex-officio member of the Management Board of the British-Slovenian Chamber of Commerce.
She leads on Nuclear Energy and Defence & Security.
British Embassy | Trg republike 3, 1000 Ljubljana, | Tel: +386 1 200 3924 (Echo: 259 3924) | E-mail: jana.verk@fco.gov.uk

Zsuzsa Nemedi
Senior Trade Adviser at Department for International Trade, Department for International Trade, British Embassy Budapest, Hungary

As Senior Trade Advisor at DIT Budapest and member of DIT's CEE Energy Team, I develop business opportunities for UK companies in the Hungarian market across the overall Energy sector (Conventional Power, Renewables, Oil & Gas and Nuclear). Currently our main focus is Nuclear, in Hungary there are opportunities in new build (Paks 2 project: 2 Russian VVER reactors - 1,200MW each); operation and lifex of Paks NPP; radioactive waste management (operation/decommissioning of current sites, development of HLW repository) and decommissioning (Paks NPP and PURAM's Institutional Waste Repository Site). I am also responsible for large infrastructural projects such as the ELI-ALPS superlaser or the LigetBudapest Museum Quarter. Our services for UK companies include providing market access consultancy, carrying out tailored market research, organising visit programmes, networking events, outward missions and VIP events with the Ambassador's involvement.
Department for International Trade | British Embassy | Füge u. 5-7. 1022 Budapest Tel: +36 1 429 6229 (Echo: 478 6229) | Mob: +36 70 335 5575 | E-mail: zsuzsa.nemedi@fco.gov.uk

Tim Buisseret
Head of Trade & Investment, Bulgaria

Tim Buisseret is Head of Trade and Investment at the British Embassy Sofia. Prior to joining the Embassy he spent fifteen years in the telecoms industry, including a period as general manager of Mobikom, Bulgaria's first mobile operator.
As a long-term resident in Bulgaria, he has closely observed how the business climate has improved, and is keen to help UK companies to take advantage of the many opportunities in the market.
British Embassy | 9 Moskovska Street | 1000 Sofia | Tel: +359 (0) 2 933 9228 | Mobile: +359 (0) 895 515 568 | FTN 8477 2228 | E-mail: tim.buisseret@fco.gov.uk

Eva Kopecka
Senior Trade & Investment Adviser, Czech Republic

Eva Kopecka is the Senior Trade & Investment Adviser based in Prague, and is leading on the Nuclear High Value Campaign as one of the key strategic sectors. She identifies key high value opportunities for UK companies in the market, helps to establish relationships with the key stakeholders leading towards potential partnerships in the future. One of her key roles is to actively support UK companies to maximise their commercial wins from the big tenders in the nuclear energy sector as well as to look for new opportunities .
Department for International Trade | Thunovská 14 | 118 00 Prague 1 | Direct: +420 257 402 705 |M: +420 602 732 538 | T: +420 257 402 700 | E-mail: eva.kopecka@fco.gov.uk

Janusz Bil
Director, Energy & Mining, Department for International Trade, Poland

Janusz Bil has been working in the energy sector for 22 years now. His experience covers wide areas of business activities across the energy sector including heat and power generation, electricity distribution, district heating, sales, commodities wholesale trading and consultancy. He held managerial positions in foreign as well as Polish energy utilities such as Vattenfall, RWE, Enea, and (until a few weeks ago), the Danish consultancy company Ramboll as Business Development Director. He has also experience in administration as he has spent 3.5 years working for the Polish Energy Regulatory Authority. Janusz is an electrical power engineer and economist (one MSc in power engineering and another MSc in economic from Lodz University of Technology and University of Lodz.
Department for International Trade British Embassy Warsaw | Kawalerii 12, 00-468 Warsaw |Phone +48 22 311 0210 | E-mail: janusz.bil@fco.gov.uk

Luiza Craciun
Senior Trade Adviser, Department for International Trade, Romania

I had been working as a trade adviser for over 11 years, out of which 8 for DIT. I am currently leading on Power Energy, as well as Infrastructure. My particular focus at national and regional level is on Nuclear, with responsibilities regarding to coordinating the Central and Eastern European Nuclear High Value Campaign, market research, business matchmaking, event & project management etc. This helped me develop my comprehension of the Romanian business environment, enhanced my experience in dealing with Romanian authorities as well as business representatives and allowed me access to relevant contacts in the nuclear field both at regional and national level.
Department for International Trade British Embassy Bucharest Str Jules Michelet nr.24|Sector 1| Romania Tel: +40 21 201 7260|FTN: 8416 2260|Mobile: +40 726 711 272|E-mail: luiza.craciun@fco.gov.uk