Dr. Janez Kopač heads the Energy Community Secretariat as Director from December 2012 till December 2021. DiXi Group has been working in close cooperation with the Secretariat during this period on the issues related to the implementation of the EU legislation in Ukraine.
Before taking up this post, Dr. Kopač was Slovenia’s Director General for Energy in the Ministry of Economy (2008-2012), where he was responsible for the implementation of the Third Energy Package and other energy acquis. He served as Minister of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy (2000-2004) and Minister of Finance (1992), in addition to a ten-year career as Chairman of Budget Committee in the Slovenian Parliament.
Born in 1961, Slovenian citizen Dr. Janez Kopač holds a Master’s Degree in Economic Science from the University of Ljubljana. Also, Dr. Kopač has obtained his Ph.D. in 2021.