Peter Poptchev

PhD in Political Science

Mr. Peter Poptchev, PhD, is a career diplomat, having held rank-and-file and Head of Mission posts in Lagos, Geneva (Disarmament), Brussels (NATO), Dublin and Vienna (OSCE, UN). In 2007 he was appointed Bulgaria’s first Ambassador-at-large for energy security and climate change, and National Coordinator for the EU Nabucco project. He has chaired multilateral negotiating formats at UN, Conference on Disarmament, EU, NATO, OSCE, etc. The author of four books and numerous articles, Ambassador Poptchev continues to work on foreign and security policy issues as an independent consultant. He has recently established an international network to study and foster the European Green Deal.



Energy Management Institute (EMI)

Energy Management Institute (EMI)

Member of Eurelectric

In cooperation with

Diplomatic Institute (DI)

Diplomatic Institute (DI)


National Energy Chamber (NEC) Institute of Energy of South East Europe