Engineer, Associate Industry Specialist, Global Energy. International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
Costa Rican living in Washington D.C, USA
Alessandra is an engineer specialised in renewable energy, she holds a position as an Associate Industry Specialist at the Global Energy team of the International Finance Corporation. Across years, Alessandra has carried extensive research and analysis in a number of technologies including solar, offshore wind, hydropower, energy storage, mini-grids, hydrogen, biofuels and ocean energy. She is a contributing author of more than 12 energy related studies. Prior to IFC, Alessandra worked at the International Renewable Energy Agency, McKinsey & Company and Intel Corporation. She has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a Master of Science degree focused on mechanical engineering for sustainable energy from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Alessandra enjoys spending time doing triathlon, hiking or volunteering.