Irene Bonvissuto


Policy Officer, Policy development and implementation - Adaptation to climate change , DG CLIMA, European Commission

Irene Bonvissuto works in the adaptation and resilience to climate change unit in DG Climate Action in the European Commission and is specifically involved in the implementation of the related EU Mission. An environmental engineer as background, Irene has worked before on emissions reduction thematic, being closely involved with the development of renewable energy sources in Europe and their safe and effective integration in the electricity networks. She is as such a strong believer of adaptation and mitigation being two sides of the same coin: the climate change imperative.