Irene’s expertise lies in business development for decentralized generation with a special focus on energy access as well as energy economics and market modeling. She is the Chief Business Development Officer of Sunkofa Energy, a start-up providing energy services through sustainable mini-grids. Irene worked previously for ENGIE as Business Development Manager for Power Corner, ENGIE’s start-up aiming to develop sustainable mini-grids to provide electricity access in rural Africa. Prior to this position, Irene was working in ENGIE’s strategy department within the center of expertise in economic modelling and studies, in charge of Latin American countries, Iberia and the Nordic region. She holds a double degree including a Master of Science (MSc) of Sustainable energy, from the Denmark Technical University and the title of Ingeniero Industrial from the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia.