Clara-Eugenia De La Torre Calvo has been appointed Deputy Director-General of the Directorate General “Climate Action” (CLIMA) of the European Commission since September 2019. Before, she had been active in the Directorate General Research and Innovation of the European Commission since 1987, at Director level since 2008. She is Spanish and holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Ms. De La Torre Calvo will present the European Green Deal during the Opening Plenary Session on June 24th in the morning of the IIAS 2020 Conference on Public Governance for Climate Action, due to take place in Brussels (Belgium).