Mirela Atanasiu is the Executive Director ad interim of the Clean Hydrogen Partnership, taking over from Bart Biebuyck whose mandate finished on 15.05.2023.
She is also the Head of Unit of Operations and Communication since 2016.
Previously, for more than 12 years she was a Senior Project Manager and Research Programme Officer in the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) and the European Commission (Directorate Research and Innovation/Energy), following on a background experience as researcher in the Energy sector in Romania.
She holds an M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering/Materials Science and an M.Sc. in Economics/Cybernetics and Economic Analysis.