European Conference
February 9 and 10, 2024 | Cambridge, MA

Joan Groizard

CEO of Spanish Energy Agency (IDAE)

Joan Groizard currently serves as CEO of the Spanish Energy Agency (IDAE). He earned an Energy and Environmental Engineering degree from the University of Cambridge and holds a Master’s in Corporate Social Responsibility Management. With extensive experience in the renewable energy sector across various countries, Joan also worked as a consultant in the field of low-carbon energy in the UK before joining the Spanish public sector. Before his tenure as CEO, he held the positions of Director of Renewable Energies and the Electric Market at IDAE, and Director General of Energy and Climate Change for the government of the Balearic Islands. There, he spearheaded the development of the archipelago’s first comprehensive energy transition legislation. In his recent role as IDAE’s CEO, he has led the European Recovery, Transformation, and Resilience Plan in the energy transition domain, including its negotiations with the European Commission. Joan has represented Spain in numerous European institutions and global summits, including the recent COP conferences and European climate summits.

Speaker Schedule

Friday, February 9, 2024

at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS)
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Empower Europe: The Road to an Inclusive Energy Transition Clara Andreoletti | Sebastian Burduja | Joan Groizard Moderated by John D. Macomber
Nye Auditorium
Challenges to European Democracies: The Rise of Populism and Democratic Backsliding Jérôme Gautheret | Juan Luis Manfredi | Daniel Ziblatt Moderated by Kelly Agathos
Allison Room