Andreea Strachinescu, Head of Unit New Energy Technologies and Innovation in the Directorate General for Energy, European Commission is responsible for the development of policy and actions on non-nuclear energy research and innovation. The core files for which she is in charge are Strategic Energy Technology Plan, the energy research and innovation strategy of EU, and H2020, the main financing instrument of research and innovation at EU level.
Ms. Strachinescu studied mechanical engineering and business administration in Bucharest, Romania and she has a Master of Science in International Affairs from H.E.C. Montreal, Canada.
Prior to joining the European Commission, Ms. Strachinescu professional activity was in the public service in the field of economic development and international cooperation, trade policies and actions.