Mary-Rose de Valladares
Mary-Rose de Valladares of M.R.S. Enterprises is the longtime General Manager of the IEA Hydrogen Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP), global hub for cooperation and innovation in hydrogen R,D&D. Come September, she will return fulltime to M.R.S., which provides management consulting, technology/business development and government relations services in energy, environment and sustainability. Formerly, Mary-Rose worked for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) where she supported development of the modern hydrogen program and served as the DOE’s developer for renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies in the Olympic venues and village at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. She started in the energy business by building wind/PV systems for irrigation/off-grid applications and passive solar homes in the American southwest. Mary Rose is proficient in four languages. She earned an MBA from Georgetown University in international business, an MA in an urban planning field, and a Diplôme from the University of Paris at the Sorbonne.