ACEF Speaker 2021

Araceli Fernandez

Head of Technology and Innovation Unit,

Araceli Fernandez is the Head of the Technology and Innovation Unit within the Energy Technology Policy division at the IEA. In her previous role, she led the modelling and technology analysis related to the industrial sector in the same division. Before joining the IEA in 2012, Araceli worked in different areas in the Oil & Gas sector including process optimization, detailed engineering and emissions monitoring for refinery and petrochemical projects. Araceli holds a MEng in Chemical Engineering and a MSc in Process Engineering.


  • Industrial Decarbonization: Innovation in Financing and Market-Building (UK Government, UNIDO, World Bank ESMAP)