Hugo Salamanca
Keynote Speaker

Hugo Salamanca

Energy Policy Analyst - Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies, International Energy Agency

Hugo Salamanca manages IEA’s Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies (E4) programme of work on industrial energy efficiency and in South Africa. Hugo has been working on industrial energy efficiency, supporting small and medium companies and large industrial plants, across sectors including petrochemicals, iron and steel, and the food industry carrying out energy audits, implementing ISO 50001 energy management systems and assisting in the finance of energy efficiency projects using the financial tools available. Hugo started his career working between France and China promoting large LNG storage technologies for ENGIE ensuring dialogue between Chinese companies, institutions, government bodies and partners to work towards promoting innovative solutions. Hugo holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering in Energy and Environment from École Centrale de Nantes and a Master of Science in Environmental Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University.