Poppy Kalesi

Director, Global Energy


Areas of expertise:
EU energy policy; European gas markets; oil and gas industry innovation

Poppy leads EDF's Energy program in Europe with a focus on delivering ambitious EU policies that will contribute to deep reductions in global oil and gas methane emissions by 2025. She is based in Stavanger, Norway.


Poppy's experience includes energy and climate policy, business strategy and technology innovation from roles previously held with the European Commission, the European Parliament, Eurelectric, Statoil and the Norwegian Ocean Industries. Based in Norway, Poppy has also served on the Boards of the European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform and the Norwegian Institute for International Networks.


MA European Politics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Institut d’Etudes Européennes, Belgium and BA International Relations and Economics, University of Macedonia, Greece.