Vladimir Urutchev is as a Member of the European Parliament from the European Peoples Party (EPP) since 2007. As a nuclear power engineer with an interest in all forms of clean energy, he is currently a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) and the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) and is Vice-President of the European Energy Forum.
He is a confirmed environmentalist, which sparked his interest to support environmentally sensitive agricultural developments. He is committed to the development of green entrepreneurship and sustainable business models for the circular economy and the careers of the future. Convinced that the young people are the game-changers of tomorrow, together with Junior Achievement Bulgaria, Vladimir Urutchev implements two wide-impact projects for the development of the entrepreneurial culture of Bulgarian high-school (“Entrepreneurs of the Future”) and university students (“Agripreneurs of the Future”).
Vladimir Urutchev is the Ambassador of „Switch on Europe“ campaign for Bulgaria which is a key initiative of JA Europe’s EE-Hub international project which serves as a pan-European entrepreneurship education platform.