Irina joined GWNET as the project manager in May 2019, and is responsible for implementing its various projects in close collaboration with GWNET’s Executive Director. Irina takes care of GWNET’s current research activities on energy and women empowerment and supports GWNET’s communication activities and events.
Irina has been working as a freelance consultant, researching and advising on energy, infrastructure and financial sector themes since 2012. Between 2010 and 2012 she was project manager with the EU Energy Initiative – Partnership Dialogue Facility hosted by GIZ. Irina holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and has 10 years of experience with energy in the international development cooperation context.