A space for dialogue to drive the transition toward renewable energy.
The Paris Agreement, signed by 195 countries, has laid the foundations for the fight against climate change. The European Union aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030. This goal can only be achieved with a firm commitment to sustainable innovation and clean energy.
Energy Talks 2017
#energytalks, a new space for debate on the energy transition and clean energy promoted by EDP Renováveis in collaboration with Ethic, where experts in sustainable development and leaders of civil society will analyze the main challenges of this green revolution.
Marion Labatut directs the policy department of the European Federation of the power industry EURELECTRIC. With more than 10 years’ experience in the electricity sector, she previously served as a power markets expert at EDF. She graduated from Sciences Po Paris and holds an executive master in Energy systems optimisation from Mines ParisTech.
Biologist Mar Asunción leads the climate and energy program at WWF España and is one of Spain’s most influential female activists working in environmental defense.
Montserrat Domínguez directs the Spanish edition of the American digital newspaper Huffington Post. Graduated in Information Sciences from the "Universidad Complutense de Madrid", later she received a Master's Degree in Journalism from Columbia University. She has worked at Efe, Canal +, Telecinco and Antena 3 Televisión. Currently she is also a collaborator of Cadena SER.
Isabel García Tejerina is the Spanish Minister of Fisheries, Food Resources and the Environment. She holds a doctorate degree in agricultural engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and a degree in law from the University of Valladolid. She also served as Spain’s General Secretary of Agriculture and Food from April 2000-April 2004 and from February 2012-April 2014.
José Luis Blasco is currently a partner and the Global Head of Sustainability at KPMG in Spain. He is an associate professor at the Autonomous University of Madrid and in various master’s programs in management, government and corporate responsibility at IE Business School, ESADE and the Spanish Energy Club. He is also an adviser to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and to the Global Reporting Initiative.
Carlos Zuloaga is Head of Energy at BBVA. He holds a degree in business administration from the University of Deusto and has more than 20 years of investment banking experience. Zuloaga joined BBVA’s energy investment area in 2010 after 15 years with JP Morgan.
Markus Tacke is the CEO of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. This German executive holds a doctorate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Darmstadt. With over 20 years of experience in the energy sector, he previously served as the CEO of Siemens Wind Power, a division of the company that merged with Gamesa in 2017.
Teresa Ribera is co-chair of the Spanish Network for Sustainable Development (REDS) and director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI). She previously served as the Secretary of State for Climate Change, and is currently an adviser to the World Economic Forum and the SDSN Global Leadership Council on global warming issues.
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