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Deputy CEO

Deputy CEO

Pablo is the International Hydropower Association's Deputy CEO. Together with the Stakeholder Engagement Team, which he heads, Pablo strengthens Central Office’s efforts to grow, develop and mobilise its network. This includes being responsible for IHA’s membership outreach, development and retention strategies, as well as for steering the transition to a values-based membership model. Working closely with the Communications Team, he is also responsible for coordination of SHIFT, a global initiative to supercharge communications and advocacy efforts of the sustainable hydropower community. As Deputy CEO, Pablo also provides support to the Board on questions of governance.

Before joining IHA in 2020, he was Regional Director at the EITI International Secretariat with responsibility for the Middle East and North Africa, governance and outreach. Prior to this, Pablo worked at the Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global.

He holds a Master's degree in War Studies from Kings College London and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Studies from the University of Barcelona. He also holds Bachelor's degrees in Political Science, Middle Eastern Studies and Anthropology from universities in Oslo and Trondheim, Norway.

Besides trying to understand the cultures of the Middle East, Pablo enjoys studying languages, diving and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

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