- Head of Climate Policy and Market Mechanisms, Eco-Act
Emilie Alberola is a Head of Climate Policy and Market Mechanisms in the R&D department of Eco-Act, where she analysis climate policy and instruments for supporting the low-carbon transition of countries, economic sectors and non-state actors towards a net-zero emission target before the end of the century.
She was previously Director of the Program on Industry and Energy at I4CE – Institute for Climate Economics, a think-thank created by the French Financial Public Institutions Groupe Caisse des Dépôts and AFD – French Agency for Development.
For more than a decade, Emilie has been working on climate policy issues and on carbon pricing policies dealing with design issues, revenues management options, policies interactions, carbon leakage and competitiveness. She has developed a specific expertise on the EU energy-climate policy with a specific focus on the assessment of the EU ETS and its prospects by 2030 and beyond.
She is currently working on the implementation of the Paris Agreement from 2020, focusing on issues such as the carbon neutrality, long term low-carbon strategies, market and non-market mechanisms, international co-operations between developed and developing countries but also corporate 2°C strategies and management of climate risks.
Emilie has coordinated and contributed in several research projects in collaboration with numerous research centers, think tanks, public institutions and public and private decision makers, such as lastly the H2020 CARISMA project and the joint World Bank- AFD-I4CE research project on carbon revenues. Since 2015, she is also a member of the French Economic Council for Sustainable Development at the French Ministry of Ecology.
Author of numerous publications and academic papers, she gave lectures on Climate Change Economics at the Paris-Dauphine University and at HEC Paris and in other universities in France.
Emilie holds a PhD in Economics from Paris I Sorbonne University and a Masters degree in Management of Sustainable Development from HEC Paris. She is always curious to meet new people and participate in new ventures useful for supporting climate action.