Dr. Dejan Paravan is an established expert and active participant in the development of the European energy markets. He began his career in 1999 as a researcher at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of Ljubljana. After receiving his doctoral degree, dr. Paravan started his journey at GEN-I as one of its first managers. Since then he took several managerial positions with focus on developing electricity sales, marketing renewables, developing the aggregator function for demand response and other energy services, innovation and HR. He was also Managerial Director of GEN-I many subsidiaries in Slovenia, Austria, Italy and Croatia.
Since November 2022 he was appointed as CEO of GEN energija d.o.o., the holding company of the GEN Group, the biggest Slovenian producer and supplier of carbon-free electricity. He possesses expertise of the entire energy sector, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Energy Industry Chamber of Slovenia, and serves as a lecturer at conferences and at higher education and scientific institutions.