Adriana is Senior Innovation Strategy Manager at UK Power Networks in charge of delivering the corporate electric vehicle strategy and optimising value from the innovation portfolio. She also leads the stakeholder engagement for all future energy related activities. As Low Carbon Technologies Manager she oversaw innovation projects on electrification of transport, small scale generation,storage and energy efficiency. She also led the delivery of Smarter Network Storage, the first multipurpose grid-scale storage in the UK, a 6MW/10MWh battery.
Prior to joining UK Power Network Adriana worked at Acciona Energy in charge of developing 300 MW of wind energy in Mexico. She also worked in the Ministry of Energy in Mexico helping design the country’s first Renewable Energy Programme. Qualifications include a Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, as well as a BSc Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.