Minister for Ecological Transition

Teresa Ribera Rodríguez


  • Bachelor's Degree in Law.
  • Diploma in Constitutional Law and Political Science from the Constitutional Studies Centre (Spain).

Professional experience

  • Member of the Higher Corps of State Civil Administrators.
  • Assistant lecturer in Public Law at the Autónoma University of Madrid.
  • Various posts at Ministries of Public Works, Transport and the Environment between 1996 and 2004.
  • Director-General of the Spanish Office for Climate Change at the Ministry of the Environment (2004-2008).
  • State Secretary for Climate Change (2008-2011).
  • Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (France).
  • Chair of Advisory Board of Momentum for Change initiative of the UNFCCC.
  • Appointed by the Swedish Government as a member of the Management Board of the Stockholm Environment Institute in January 2017.
  • Member of the Global Climate Change Advisory Council of the World Economic Forum and of the Global Leadership Council of the SDSN.
  • Collaborates with many academic institute and non-governmental initiatives.

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