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Lara Lázaro is Senior Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute and Lecturer in Economic Theory at Cardenal Cisneros University College in Madrid. She holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), an MSc in Environmental Assessment and Evaluation from the LSE, and a BSc in Economics from Madrid’s Universidad Autónoma (UAM). She was analyst for the Elcano’s Energy and Climate Change Programme (2009-2011), and prior to this she was appointed Postdoctoral Fellow at the LSE and worked for Bloomberg. As a consultant she has worked for Abengoa Research in its ‘Energy Transition and Climate Change’ Project and for Repsol’s Technology Centre on a project envisioned to develop a decision-support system to help optimise the company’s future energy technology portfolio. She also was the Director of the Master in Environmental Management at IE University where she lectured on Environmental Policy and Decision-Making. She has participated in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on energy and climate change in 2011. In July 2015 she was appointed member of the Spanish Chapter of the Club of Rome.

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