Emily Castro

Guest researcher / Alexander von Humboldt International Climate Protection Fellow
Energy & Climate

Special Expertise

  • Monitoring, reporting and verification systems
  • Collaborative climate action
  • Energy efficiency systems
  • Policy evaluation

Key Projects

  • Research under the framework of the International Climate Protection Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Topic: Closing the gap to subnational efforts: How to evaluate mitigation measures across levels of government? - German experiences and proposals for Mexico's NDC tracking.

Professional Training and Career

  • 2012-2019. Senior Advisor, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Mexico.
  • 2011. Project assistant, Cambridge Centre of Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), United Kingdom.
  • 2008-2010. Business Development Associate & Project Manager. MGM Innova, Mexico.
  • 2010-2011. MPhil, Engineering for Sustainable Development. University of Cambridge, UK.
  • 2006. Undergraduate Exchange Programme, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, US.
  • 2003-2008. Bsc Chemical Engineering with honours. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Language Skills

  • Spanish (mother tongue)
  • English (fluently)
  • Deutsch (well)
  • Französisch (well)