Founder and CEO, HelioRec. Polina Vasilenko is a passionate environmental entrepreneur, with two master’s degrees in Chemistry and Renewable Energy. After a successful 14-year career in the oil and gas industry, she decided to make a fundamental career change and do something useful for the planet. She therefore moved into renewable energy technologies. HelioRec company’s mission is producing clean energy through reducing greenhouse gas emission, effective plastic waste management, and land scarcity mitigation. As a winner of the first Women in Green Tech International Awards, she believes that offshore floating solar is the next new sector in the energy industry.