Irina Stamo holds a Bachelor´s degree in Economics and expanded her knowledge by receiving her Master´s degree in Political Economy of European Integration. She is currently working on projects dealing with energy efficiency, sector coupling, climate finance and urban renewal. Before joining IKEM, Ms. Stamo has gained experience amongst others at the German Energy Agency, German Solar Association and Arepo Consult. Irina has been involved in different projects and scientific activities, dealing with energy efficiency, European energy policy drafts, LNG, energy storage. She has done extensive scientific research dealing with the Nordic energy market, which Irina intensified in her PhD thesis.