Senior Officer, Low Carbon Cities, ICLEI World Secretariat
Ana Marques is an Environmental Engineer with a broad technical background, which includes energy, water and waste. She joined ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability in October 2012 as senior officer for the Low-carbon City Agenda at the ICLEI World Secretariat, where she has gained work experience with developing countries and has been focusing on tackling non-technological barriers to the deployment of Low Emissions Development Solutions by Local Governments, including through promotion of vertical integration of policies across different levels of government. Previously, for over three years, she worked on a local Energy Agency in Portugal, developing and implementing projects under the framework of the European Union’s 2020 climate and energy package. She also has previous experience on consultancy, research and training.