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Ingrid Irigoyen

Aspen Institute Shipping Decarbonization Initiative, , Cargo Owners for Zero Emission Vessels (coZEV)


Ingrid Irigoyen serves as the associate director, Ocean and Climate, for the Aspen Institute Energy and Environment Program. She develops new projects, leads existing workstreams on the ocean and coastal sustainability and decarbonization of the ocean economy, and provides strategic advisory and facilitation services for partners striving to work collaboratively to address multi-sectoral ocean and coastal challenges. As director of the Aspen Institute Shipping Decarbonization Initiative, an effort to engage multinational businesses and US policymakers to accelerate the decarbonization of maritime shipping, she leads the Cargo Owners for Zero Emission Vessel Initiative (coZEV), an initiative to harness the buying power of major cargo owners to accelerate decarbonization in container shipping. Prior to joining Aspen in 2018, Irigoyen was a senior mediator and program manager at Meridian Institute. Prior to this, among other positions, Irigoyen was a John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. She holds a Master of Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University and a bachelor’s in Environmental Science from the University of New Hampshire.

Sessions With Ingrid Irigoyen

Tuesday, 17 May