Yana Popkostova is the founder of the European Centre for Energy and Geopolitical Analysis [ECEGA].
Her policy work explores the evolving landscape of risks associated with the low-carbon transition, building tailored corporate and regulatory anticipatory foresight for agile risk management to particularly geopolitical, governance and commodities volatility, but also resource scarcities, and climate-enhanced security concerns. She advises international organisations, the diplomatic corps, as well as C-suite and corporate boardrooms.
Yana Popkostova’s background is in the EU Energy policy incubator. She has previously worked on energy policy and strategy for the European Climate Foundation; and as a policy advisor within the cabinet of the Vice-President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, and DG Presidency in the European Parliament. She served as an expert reviewer for the landmark IPCC 1.5˚C and IRENA’s Geopolitics of Critical Materials reports.
Yana Popkostova is trilingual and holds a postgraduate degree with distinction from the London School of Economics.