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Hugo Lucas Porta

Head of the Energy Department


Head of the Energy Department at Factor. He holds a Master in Agronomy Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and Master in the energy sector at the Federal Polytechnic University of Lausanne (EPFL). He is an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty for Environmental Studies of the York University in Canada.

He has 19 years of experience working in government and multilateral institutions: At the Spanish Renewable Energy Agency (IDAE) he participated in the design of the EU Renewables Directive. He has led and coordinated the advice to governments on policy and finance of renewable energy at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

At Factor, he has provided advice on renewable energy policy to more than 20 countries in Asia, Africa and South America.