She joined CBI after working as Deputy Director of Sustainable Cities and Local Action at the Mexican National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change. At the Institute, Irais collaborated in developing training material for quantifying local mitigation actions, developing sustainable Mexican cities’ indicators, and preparing international reports such as the Mexican 3rd Biennial Update Report for the UNFCCC, to mention a few.
Irais has a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Sciences and Technology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Also, in 2015 she obtained an MSc. degree in Sustainable Cities and Environmental Studies from Aalborg University, Denmark. She holds a specialization degree in Ecological and Environmental Economics from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and a BSc. degree in Finance by the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico.
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