Marta García


Area of work

  • Energy rights and energy poverty
  • Just energy transition
  • Energy communities and self-consumption
  • Energy renovation

An environmentalist and an expert in energy justice. She favours political advocacy and brings a global view of energy which involves using the entity’s team in accordance with that entity’s objectives.

Marta took her degree in Environmental Sciences at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, holds a master’s degree in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, and has also completed a postgraduate course of European Studies at the University of Barcelona. She has been working on energy poverty for 10 years, through communication, raising awareness, political advocacy, direct intervention, training and research. She works as an energy consultant at Ecoserveis and as a teacher at the Open University of Catalonia, imparting courses on the environment and energy. She also frequently lectures at conferences, both statewide and in other parts of Europe.

She is a member of the European Commission’s Vulnerable Consumers Group. She has participated in various international projects in the field of energy poverty and has organised national sessions dealing with this subject. She is also a member of the Round Table against Energy Poverty and the Housing Emergency Group of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

She has worked as a technical expert for the European Economic and Social Committee and has contributed with technical reports on matters related to energy.

As a teacher she has organised and run workshops for children, youths and adults on climate change, energy and the environment, and has collaborated in the production of material for teaching about energy (exhibitions, guides and courses).