Katy has extensive experience on feasibility studies and market analysis for renewable energy projects, as well as policy analysis on national renewable energy schemes. Her expert knowledge is particularly found on energy justice issues and gender equality of community-based hydro-power projects in sub-Saharan Africa.
Her constantly evolving knowledge on Business & Economics, Environmental Policy, and Sustainability Science, has brought her to work in renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa with the German International Development Cooperation Agency (GIZ) and the German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK).
Cris Pons-Seres de Brauwer
Cris is a passionate sustainability professional and energy transition enthusiast with an ongoing quest to unfold the socioeconomic processes driving the transition towards low-carbon, climate-resilient sustainable development pathways. He has a multidisciplinary background including environmental studies, sustainability science, economics and communications.
He has a deep understanding of EU and intl. climate and energy policies and legislation derived from his ongoing research on the EU Energy Union and the 2030 Climate & Energy Framework, along with intergovernmental processes shaping international climate negotiations – particularly the Paris Agreement and its NDC monitoring & compliance system.
Jorge has been involved in diverse climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. He has coordinated climate action plans and clean energy studies with international public and private institutions while working at the IDB, UNEP, UNFCCC and private consultancies. He has also been part of climate finance and forestry projects and he has experience in coordinating the downscaling of part of Mexico’s climate change agenda to local municipalities and rural communities.
He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science in Lund, Sweden.