Itziar Ruiz de Gauna

Senior Consultant | Bilbao

PhD in Economics (University of the Basque Country), MSc in Economic Development and Public Policies (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid – UAM), BSc in Economics (UAM).

She has completed her research career at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) and, during the development of her doctoral thesis, she spent time at the University of California, Berkeley. 

She has experience in a wide range of environmental valuation techniques, with emphasis on declared preference methods, as well as dynamic optimization models. She has participated in several research projects and in numerous scientific congresses and meetings. 

Environmental economist with experience in the field of environmental impact assessment and public policy (both in research and consultancy). She is currently working as a consultant for Metroeconomica.