Ana Maria Carreño joined CLASP in 2011 and has been a proud member of the CLASP family ever since. She leads CLASP’s climate program, working with governments and partners around the world to implement ambitious energy efficiency policies for high-priority appliances. Ana also leads the Clean Lighting Coalition, offering strategic guidance on international engagement in the effort to phase out mercury-containing lamps.
Originally from Colombia, Ana has studied and lived abroad in France and Mauritius, where she found her calling in energy efficiency. She holds a master’s of science in project management for environmental and energy engineering from Ecole des Mines de Nantes. Outside of CLASP she enjoys reading, hiking, and exploring the green parks of Virginia with her husband and son.