Sandra is a renewable energy engineer working in international development with a focus in energy and storage systems, power sector regulation, and climate finance. She is a consultant at the World Bank’s Energy Management Assistance Program in the solar energy and energy storage teams. She supports the secretariat of the new global Energy Storage Partnership comprised of thirty-five organizations accelerating the deployment of energy storage solutions in developing countries.
In her seven years of professional experience, Sandra has worked for the International Renewable Energy Agency (United Arab Emirates), Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (France), Tetra Tech (USA), Mexican Solar Energy Association (Mexico), and GIZ (Mozambique), among others.
Sandra holds a MSc in Renewable Energy from the University of Oldenburg and an Industrial Engineering degree from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; and certifications in Power Sector Regulation from the Florence School of Regulation and Climate and Renewable Energy Finance from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. Sandra speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, and is learning French.