Gloria Popescu

Compania de Consultanta in Energie si Mediu SA

Nationality: Romanian

Scope of interest: Science to community, public awareness, stakeholders’ engagement, knowledge sharing and capacity building programs


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After coordinating 14 year the Communication and Public Relations Office in Institue for Studies and Energy Design (ISPE), Ms Popescu focused on coordinating the capacity building and knowledge sharing in all European and international projects.
Since 2008, Ms Popescu has been engaged in several key CCUS projects, includingr:

  • conceiving, planning and implementing social survey studies and communication strategies for GETICA CCS Demo Project;
  • managing more than 20 events for GETICA CCS Demo Project (2010-2012) aiming to enhance the level of knowledge and understanding of local communities, and education environment; and rising public awareness;
  • planning a capacity building program and implementing the CCS toolkit (2011-2012), under the coordination and financial support of GCCSI.
  • managing communication, dissemination and CVET activities for other European projects (i.e. CO2TRACKS, BS-ERA.NET 2011-2013 and IMPACTS, FP7 2013-2016).

Her academic publications include “Social survey – Assessment of the level of acceptance for CCS technologies in Gorj, Dolj and Mehedinti counties” presented during FOREN 2012 (WEC Regional Energy Forum, Discussion Session 5 – Carbon Capture and Storage), was awarded with IIIrd prize.

During 2011-2015 she was an active member of ZEP (Technology Platform for Zero Emission Fossil Fuel Power Plants) Public Communication Task Force.

She currently works for CCEM (Energy and Environment Consulting Company), focusing on identifying funding opportunities and developing international partnerships for continuing the implementation of Romania’s CCUS roadmap.