Maria Mendiluce

Managing Director, Natural Capital

Dr. María Mendiluce has over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector and policy development. Since 2013 Maria has led the development of WBCSD’s Climate and Energy strategy, guiding the work of over 200 member companies to influence the global climate landscape. María directs the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative, one of the flagship projects leading up to the success of COP21, as well as WBCSD’s portfolio of work across water, ecosystems and the circular economy. Prior to joining WBCSD in 2008, Maria held senior roles at the International Energy Agency (Paris), Iberdrola, and the Economic Bureau of the Spanish Prime Minister (Spain).