Bursaries & Contests
Dr. Dave S Renne
President, International Solar Energy Society Dr. Renné has been President of the International Solar Energy Society since 2010. He is also the Operating Agent of an International Energy...
Dr. Julia Tagüeña
Deputy Director of Scientific Development, CONACYT Dr. Julia Tagüeña Parga holds a Bachelor in physics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a PhD in solid space...
CEO and Co-Founder, Iluméxico A native of Mexico City, Manuel Wiechers has always been interested in developing renewable energy technology. While getting his degree at the Universidad...
M Sc Tania Songini
Head of Energy Finance, Siemens UK Tania Songini holds a master’s degree from the University of Rome, Italy in Political Science International Relations & Economics. Her thesis topic...
Dr. Luca Ferrari
Titular Researcher, Geosciences Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico. Dr. Ferrari is from Milan, Italy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Geology and a PhD in Earth Sciences...
Dr. Omar Masera
Titular Researcher, Institute for Research on Ecosystems and Sustainability, UNAM Dr. Omar Masera received his bachelor’s degree in Physics from the National Autonomous University of México...
Dr. Manuela Mattheß
Head of International Energy and Climate Policy, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Manuela Mattheß is the speaker for climate change and energy policy related issues in Friedrich Ebert Foundation's...
Dr. Christian Hübner
Head of the Regional Programme Energy Security and Climate Change, Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Latin America. Christian Hübner is head of the Regional Programme Energy Security and...
Dr. Alejandro Ríos
Director, Bioenergy Research Consortium, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology Alejandro Ríos Galvan holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana...
Dr. Ursula Oswald Spring
Professor and Researcher, IPCC, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Ursula Oswald Spring studied at the University of Zurich across a variety of departments including Anthropology,...
Dr. Ramón Méndez Galain
Former Director of Energy, Government of Uruguay Ramón Méndez Galain holds a bachelor's degree and a PhD in Physical Sciences from the Universities of Grenoble, France and La Plata,...
Dr. Ernesto Ríos Patrón
General Director, Mexican Petroleum Institute Ernesto Ríos Patrón received his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where later he...
César Hernández Ochoa
Undersecretary of Electricity, Mexico's Energy Secretariat Dr. César Emiliano Hernández Ochoa holds a bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Law of the National Autonomous University of...
Dr. Luis Téllez Kuenzler
Former Secretary of Energy, Mexico’s Energy Secretariat Luis Téllez Kuenzler is a Mexican economist. He has headed the Institute for Economic Social and Political Studies (IEPES), and...
Global Sustainability Investor and Entrepreneur Nicholas Parker pioneered sustainable entrepreneurship and investment initiatives on a global scale. He introduced the “cleantech” concept...
Jean François Gagné
Energy Technology Policy Division Head, International Energy Agency Mr. Gagné is the Head of the Energy Technology Policy Division of the International Energy Agency, leading the strategic...
Dr. David Hochschild
Renewable Energy Commissioner, California Energy Commission David Hochschild holds a Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College and a Masters of Public Policy degree from Harvard’s Kennedy...
Dr. Adnan Z. Amin
Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency Mr. Amin (Kenya) graduated from the University of Sussex, where he received a BA (Honours) in Economics and a Master of Philosophy in...
Dr. Rachel Kyte
CEO, UN Sustainable Energy for All Initiative Rachel Kyte holds a Bachelor in History and Politics from the University of London and a master’s degree in International Relations from Tufts...
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