Transition Engineering in South America
4 December 2015, 1.00 PM - 4 December 2015, 2.00 PM
Lecture Theatre 1.15 Queen's Building
This talk is by Patricia Darez, Co-founder of 350renewables
It was the third in the Cabot Institute's seminar series on transition engineering, asking experts from around the globe to address the question. "What are the challenges facing society and highest priority actions that need to be taken in transitioning to a low carbon economy with sustainable resource consumption?"
Patricia Darez is an Aeronautical Engineer from the University of Bristol (UK) with over 11 years of international experience. She has worked on more than 3GW of renewable energy projects across the globe and has been involved in technical consultancy, tendering processes, business development and the management of multicultural teams.Patricia delivered the lecture live from South America using videoconferencing technology.
After starting her renewable energy career with the development branch of Wind Prospect in the UK in 2007, she then moved onto their international consultancy team. From 2011 to 2015 she worked as the Energy Analysis Manager for Mainstream Renewable Power in Chile and founded GTER (http://www.gter.cl/en/), a platform for professionals and academics in the field of renewable energy to optimise industry best practice and influence policy. In 2015, she co-founded 350 renewables (http://www.350renewables.com)
, a renewable energy consultancy giving advice on the planning, development and operation of renewable energy projects. Patricia also represents the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) across South America.