Plamen Popov has more than 30 years working experience in power transmission and generation projects in Bulgarian and Lebanon. Between 2001 and 2005 Plamen Popov played a leading role in initial design and opening of Bulgarian electricity market. In 2006 Plamen Popov joined Norwegian power generator Statkraft. Since then he is actively involved in origination of the power markets and coordination of trading activities in the countries of Central and South-East Europe. His current position is Head of power trading for South-East Europe in Statkraft Markets GmbH, based in Dusseldorf, Germany.