Committed Against Climate Change

Carlos Sallé Alonso

Director of Energy Policies and Climate Change, Chairman´s Area


Carlos Sallé was born in Panamá, son of Spanish emigrants.  He is Industrial Engineer for the ETSII (School of Industrial Engineering) in the Polytechnic University of Madrid. He worked in areas related with system operation in Red Eléctrica de España (the Spanish Transmission System Operator). He was Director of Electricity at the energy regulator in Spain. He was Operations Manager in the Market Operator Company. He worked in the consultancy firm NERA as Associate Manager for the Energy Area. In 2001 he joined IBERDROLA Group as Regulation Director, and in 2014 was appointed as Vice-president of Energy Policies and Climate Change directly reporting to the Chairman. Carlos is Member of the Business Advisory Board in the Public-Private-Partnership unit at UNECE (Geneva) dealing with Sustainable Development Goals. He was one of the founders of Energía Sin Fronteras, an NGO specialised in water and electricity projects in rural areas of non-developed countries. He is chairman of the Energy Commission at the Spanish Chamber of Commerce.