About the speakers

Ignacio Asenjo

Ignacio Asenjo is policy officer in charge of solar energy in the Renewable Energy unit of the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission. In previous positions in the Commission, he worked on energy infrastructure, energy research and managed EU international energy relations in the EU delegations in Beijing and Brasilia. He is a graduate of Sciences-Po Paris and of the College of Europe in Bruges.

Gonzalo de Blas

Gonzalo De Blas is a seasoned technical sales professional working alongside the business team at RatedPower, a deep tech company that offers a cloud-based software to instantly carry out the design and engineering of solar plants and reduce energy costs, ultimately maximizing project profitability. With a background in International Business and Languages, Gonzalo previously worked as a Market Analyst for the Government of Spain in Taiwan before transitioning to a role in Business Development.