Full name:Margarit, Jaume

Biography

Holding a degree in Physics and specialising in electricity and electronics, Jaume Margarit has dedicated his career to energy, mainly in public bodies. Since 1988 he worked in planning, prospective, statistics and technological development issues, and from 2004 he held the position of Director of Renewable Energy at the Catalan Institute of Energy. In 2007, he took over the role of Director of Renewable Energy at the Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving - IDAE, body under the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism responsible for policies to promote renewable energies and energy efficiency in Spain. In 2012, he became General Manager of APPA, the Spanish Renewable Energy Association. Today, he works as a senior consultant on energy issues for several companies and organizations such as the World Bank.