Infrastructure Expert, Econoler
Ms. Paola Méndez is a technical expert with more than 10 years of experience in the energy efficiency sector, including the development of projects to improve home energy performance, energy efficiency labelling systems as well as energy efficiency in the public and industrial sectors including the water and sanitation subsector. Ms. Méndez has supported the design, implementation, and evaluation of energy projects in several countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Ms. Méndez has worked for multilateral and bilateral organizations such as the IDB, the United Nations (UNDP), and the German Cooperation Agency (GIZ). She has also consulted on energy matters for private companies in the energy sector. She has led several energy efficiency training activities for stakeholders in the public and private sectors and in non-governmental organizations and has developed several knowledge products in the infrastructure sector.
Ms. Méndez holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Development from the University of Versailles in France and a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering by from the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María in Chile.