Mechthild Wörsdörfer

Director of Sustainability, Technology and Perspectives (STO) of the International Energy Agency

Mechthild Wörsdörfer

Director of Sustainability, Technology and Perspectives (STO) of the International Energy Agency

Biography

Mechthild Wörsdörfer joined the IEA on 1 October 2018 as Director of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks (STO). Ms Wörsdörfer plans and co – ordinat es the IEA’s work on energy sustainability, encompassing energy technology policy and climate change policy. She oversee s several of the IEA’s major analytical reports including long – term sce narios and technology roadmaps. Ms Wörsdörfer has been a n active participant in the Governing Board of the IEA representing the European Union , as well as the EU contact at the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and Mission Innovation (MI) . Over the years, she served as Director for renewables, research and innov ation and energy efficiency, as well as Director of Energy Policy at the European Commission . Ms. Wörsdörfer headed the adoption of the Energy Roadmap 2050, the Energy and Climate Policy 2030 Framework and the Clean Energy Package. She has served in the ca binet of Commissioner Erk ki Liikanen on competitiveness issues, digital economy and international relations. Ms Wörsdörfer, a German national, holds a Master’s degree in Economic Policy and Management from the Brussels University , a Bachelor’s degree in A pplied Economics (Finance) from the University of Montpellier and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Economics, French and Spanish from the Ruprecht – Karls University Heidelberg.

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