Celia García-Baños is Programme Officer - Policy, Gender and Socioeconomics in International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Knowledge Policy and Finance Centre in Abu Dhabi. Celia is a chemical engineer from the Industrial Engineering School of the Technical University of Madrid. She holds a masters in Water and Environmental Engineering from Masdar Institute.
Within IRENA’s Policy Unit, she works on a diverse range of subjects, in topics related to policy assessment and socio-economic impacts of renewable energy, including jobs and gender. In this regard, Celia’s efforts focus on producing up-to-date and authoritative renewable energy data and on identifying best practice within the renewable energy sector to achieve an inclusive global energy transition.