1 April 2020 - 30 June 2020
Cecilia Llamosas works in the intersection between academia and policy. She directs the Energy Policy Lab at the University of Asunción and coordinates the Policy Unit of a national initiative to develop a Strategic Agenda for Energy and Development, led by the University of Asuncion and CRECE, a think tank she co-founded in 2017. Prior to coming back to Paraguay, Cecilia was a Blue Book Trainee at the European Commission (DG MOVE).
Since May 2019, Cecilia is a PhD Researcher at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex, her research focus is on the security and justice dimensions of transnational hydropower.
She has acted as a consultant for the IADB, UNDP, CAF and government institutions in Uruguay and Paraguay in Energy and Transport Policy. She specialised in Energy Systems in Germany (Jülich FZ) and the United States (Argonne Labs) and was a visiting researcher at SPRU at the University of Sussex in 2018. Between 2014/17 she was a DAAD - Helmut Schmidt scholar at the Leuphana University in Lüneburg where she completed a master’s in Public Economics Law and Politics with an emphasis in Energy Policy.