Mihai Toader - Pasti
CEO in Bucharest, Romania
Mihai is the Co-founder & CEO of The EFdeN Company and co-founder of the NGO running the EFdeN Project where young researchers had designed and built a solar house, 100% electric, one of Europe's most sustainable houses. The EFdeN house is now located in Bucharest, being Romania's first Research Center for Comfort Conditions. Mihai participated in world's most important competition for solar architecture, innovative technologies and green houses in 2012 in Madrid with PRISPA house project and 2014 in Versailles with EFdeN house project.
He is also co-founder of the green-energy project EnergiaTa, which aims to facilitate solar energy production for prosumers in Romania. Mihai is passionate about Smart Cities and Green-Transportation and together with the EFdeN team he is involved in creating charging stations for electrical vehicles and solar trees. Further more he is a collaborator of Romania Green Building Council, collaborator of Aspire Academy and member of Future Energy Leaders Romania.
Mihai was featured in Forbes ''30 under 30'', in Club Romania's Top ''100 Faces of Innovation'' by Financial Times, in ''TOP 100 people and ideas that moves Romania'' by Foreign Policy Romania, and was a runner-up in the ''Leader of the New Generation'' category, during 2016 Cariere Awards Gala. He is certified as Green Building Professional by RoGBC, Sustainability Manager by Denkstatt ECQA. Recently Mihai and his EFdeN colleagues were featured on ''România, te iubesc!'' TV show, on PRO TV.