Maria T. Palomares
Energy Team Leader, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors without Borders
Maria Ten Palomares gained her PhD in Local Development and International Cooperation from Polytechnic University of Valencia and Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, Spain, together with a Master’s degree in Development and International Cooperation from Institute for International Cooperation and Development Studies, University of the Basque Country. She is an industrial engineer with an energy specialty and has more than ten years’ experience in the energy, development and humanitarian aid sector, including work as a consultant Energy Specialist in Peru, Mexico, Spain, Ecuador, and Surinam, along with experience with several international organizations and local non-governmental organizations. Following completion of her PhD, Maria joined Doctors without Borders in 2017 as Energy Team Leader. She provides support on the energy domain to the different MSF projects around the world and she is the focal point of the Logistics department on the climate, environment and health topic.