Dr. Romana Jordan, born on 8th January 1966 in Celje (Slovenia), holds a Ph.D. (2001) in Nuclear Engineering from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia). She had graduated (1990) in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) and acquired M.Sc. (1994) from the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, Department of Physics of the same University.
Between 1990 and 2004, Dr. Jordan worked as researcher at the Reactor Engineering Division at the Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana (Slovenia). She was President of the Nuclear Society of Slovenia between 2002 and 2006 as well as Member (2003 – 2007) and President (2007 – 2010) of the Management Board of the Financial Fund for Decommissioning of the Nuclear Power Plant Krško.
Dr. Jordan was Member of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2014. During her first term (2004 – 2009) she was member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) and of the Delegation for relations with the USA, and from 2007 till 2009 she served as the vice-president in the Committee on Development (DEVE) and coordinator in the Committee on Climate Change. During her second term (2009 – 2014), dr. Jordan was member of the ITRE Committee and from 2012 till 2014 vice-coordinator in this Committee. She was member of the Delegation for Relations with the USA and of the working group for Trans-Atlantic dialogue in the field of energy. She was member of the Contact group with the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and the Editorial Board of the Parliament Magazine.
Throughout the years, dr. Jordan was Vice-President of the European Energy Forum (2004 – 2014), Honorary Member of Unesco L’Oreal national programme for women in science (2008 – 2014) and Member of EMUNI Working group (2012).
She is working since May 2015 as Assistant to the director at Jožef Stefan Institute.
Dr. Jordan was in January 2016 elected new chair of the ACER Administrative Board. She is also member of the Management Board of Financial Fund for Decommissioning of the Nuclear Power Plant Krško (2015 -) and member of the Administrative Board of the Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia (January 2015 – ). She is president of the Sustainable Energy Society (2015 -), as well as member of several other civil society initiatives.