Natalia Jamburia is a chief specialist in the Energy Efficiency and Alternative Energy division at the Ministry of Energy of Georgia. Her professional activities involve supporting the elaboration of energy efficiency policy and promotion of energy efficiency improvement, as well as implementing the projects supporting sustainable energy development in the country. Over the past four years Natalia was actively involved in elaboration of different EE policy papers, one of her major activities is active participation and coordination the development of Georgia’s first National Energy Efficiency Action Plan, which is being prepared through the technical assistance program of EBRD, as well as “Consultancy program for supporting Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Energy Development in Georgia”, funded by the Danish Government. She was also involved in elaboration of Low Emission Development Strategy for Georgia (USAID project for Georgia). Since October, 2016 Natalia is a member of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe’s (UNECE) Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency, which is focusing on promoting energy efficiency in UNECE region. She is also a member of Renewable Energy Coordination Group of Experts at the Energy Community Secretariat and works for approximation of Georgia’s RE and EE legislation to the EU acquis. She has extensive experience on managing energy efficiency projects, before joining the Ministry of Energy she worked at the Energy Efficiency Centre Georgia (NGO) as projects’ assistance in the field of sustainable energy.
Natalia Jamburia holds Master of Engineering Science Degree in Thermal Power Engineering from the Georgian Technical University