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Faculty Specialist, Post-Masters Research Associate, CGS

Maria A. Borrero is a faculty specialist and post-master's research associate at the UMD School of Public Policy Center for Global Sustainability. Her work focuses on energy transition and climate change mitigation. At CGS, she researches coal and natural gas phaseout, how corporate investment impacts climate innovation, the impacts of subnational efforts on climate goals, and conducts integrated assessment modeling. She holds a Master's degree in Public Policy from the University of Maryland, and a Master’s degree in Economics and Bachelor's degree in Economics from Los Andes University, Colombia. Before joining CGS, she worked for over a decade in the energy sector in Latin America, focusing on electricity market regulation, the deployment of clean technologies in the power sector, energy and economic policy analysis, and corporate institutional affairs.