Maria Yetano Roche
energy policy researcher

María Yetano Roche is a energy policy researcher and consultant based in Abuja. She collaborates with Wuppertal Institute’s WISIONS, a programme funding sustainable energy projects in developing regions and south-to-south knowledge networks. As an independent consultant, she has supported the Heinrich Böll foundation in its research into Nigeria’s future energy mix and the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Environment in the drafting of sectoral action plans for the implementation of Nigeria’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the UNFCCC – with a focus on Industrial Energy Efficiency. In past roles she was the scientific assistant to the Coordinating Lead Authors of the chapter on Industry for the 2014 IPCC Assessment Report (AR5) and consulted for UNEP (Paris DTIE branch) and EU-Egypt's Cooperation Agreement.