Ana Maria Jaller-Makarewicz is the Lead Energy Analyst for IEEFA’s Europe team. Her research focuses on topics related to gas and LNG, as well as other relevant European energy issues.
Ana Maria is an international energy consultant with more than 25 years of experience in power, and natural gas markets and industry.
She worked in Colombia for electric utilities, a gas distribution company and at a university. In the U.K. she worked as an energy consultant analysing the global natural gas market. She advised electricity regulators in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Ministry of Power in Nigeria and served as an independent contractor for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). She has designed and led energy training programmes in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Europe.
Ana Maria received her BSc with honours in electrical engineering, achieving the highest grades and was awarded a full scholarship to pursue her Master’s degree at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. She was the first woman to graduate as an electrical engineer from Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia.
In addition to her work in the energy sector, Ana also enjoys advising Latin American students about study-abroad opportunities.
Languages: English, Spanish