Maria Yetano Roche


Future Energy and Industry Systems
Research Unit International Energy Transitions
Maria Yetano Roche
+49 202 2492-109
+49 202 2492-198

Education and Academic Training

  • 2002 - 2003: MSc in Environmental Technology, Imperial College London, UK (Specialisation in Energy Policy)
  • 1999 - 2002: BA (Hons) Natural Sciences (Ecology), University of Cambridge, UK

Professional Experience

  • Since 2008: Researcher at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy:
    • 2008 - 2010: Assessment of HYCHAIN project
    • 2011 - 2014: Chapter Science Assistant for Industry chapter of the 5th Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 3: Mitigation of Climate Change
  • 2007: Consultant, UNEP-DTIE, Paris, France
  • 2006: Assistant to Project Manager, HYCHAIN - Hydrogen and fuel cells FP7 demonstration project, BESEL S.A., Madrid, Spain
  • 2005: Policy Analyst on Renewable Energy in Egypt, Industrial Modernisation Centre, Cairo
  • 2003 - 2005: Research assistant on Hydrogen Energy Systems in the European Union (HyWays project), Research Group on Energy and Sustainable Development, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal

Dissertation Project

  • "Long-term transformation dynamics of the Nigerian electricity sector" at Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Research Focus

  • Options for mitigation of climate change in the industry sector
  • Public acceptance studies and contingent valuation of non-market goods in the energy sector