New Regional Energy Avenues

New Regional Energy Avenues

The Russian aggression in Ukraine has accentuated the importance of energy security and autonomy for Europe and the West. How can SE Europe and the Western Balkans leverage their geostrategic position to contribute to the target of shedding dependence from Russian oil and natural gas. What is the state of play of current pipeline projects?


Hristina Odzaklieska, Dep. Minister of Environment & Physical Planning, Republic of North Macedonia
Getoar Mjeku
, Deputy minister of economy, Republic of Kosovo
Razmena Cekic Durovic, State Secretary, Ministry of Economy, Republic of North Macedonia


Olin Wethington, CEO, Wethington International LLC
Nikola Delev, Acting Director ‘Strategic Planning and Development’, Bulgartransgaz
Manos Manousakis, Chairman and CEO, IPTO
Ioannis Kirkinezis, Director, Business Development & Country Manager, Albania
Bajram Rexhepi,Executive Director, NER Skopje
Fernando Kalligas,
Corporate Affairs, ESG & Communications Division Director, DESFA

Chair: Zlatko Cherepnalkoski, Director for Business Development & Strategy, EDS AD