Ivana Audia has more than fifteen years of experience in different positions in the renewable energy and climate change mitigation sector worldwide. With more than ten years of management experience, she is also engaged in environment-related policy issues, such as climate change and sustainable development. Experience in environment, health and safety, engineering, actual on-site project development and management experience including the management of project delivery and impact assessment. Her experience also focuses project finance, energy efficiency and innovation, including all related topics such as transparency, mitigation, accountability as well as finance. Ms. Audia holds a MSc in Mechanical and Energy Engineering, and a MSc in Environment and Development Economics.
She is currently working as Climate Change Technical Advisor at UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre on climate change mitigation projects in relation to energy, waste management, AFOLU and energy efficiency in developing countries, in particular in the LAC region.
In addition, she is the Project Manager of the annual United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Emissions Gap Report.