Ana Pueyo has been working in the fields of energy, climate change and development for the last 15 years. She has extensive experience in conducting and leading research, teaching Masters courses and undertaking consultancy and and advisory work for the private, public and voluntary sector.
Dr Pueyo is currently a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), where she leads large multidisciplinary international research projects on energy for development in Africa, mainly funded by Department for International Development of the UK (DFID).
She also convenes the Master’s course “Competing in the Green Economy”, as part of IDS’s MA in Development Studies, and teaches in other postgraduate modules about energy access and climate change mitigation.
Dr Pueyo has a solid quantitative background and a long experience advising policymakers in the UN, the European Union, UK and Spanish Governments.
She has also worked extensively as a consultant for:
- the private sector, including the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD),
- private companies in the energy sector, sectoral associations, project developers in the low carbon businesses and airlines.
- and also advised NGOs, including Greenpeace and WWF (World Wildlife Fund for Nature).
Prior to working at IDS, Dr Pueyo was a Principal Consultant at several energy and climate change consultancies in the UK and Spain.
Expertise and Publications
Dr Pueyo trained as an Economist and completed her PhD in Industrial Engineering focusing on renewable energy technology transfer to developing countries. She has published her work in several international peer-reviewed journals, including World Development, Energy for Sustainable Development, the IDS Bulletin and Energy Policy.