Alvaro López-Peña Fernández was born in Madrid in 1983. He obtained his Industrial Engineering Degree from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICAI), Madrid, Spain, in 2006. He also graduated as an engineer from the Grande École d'Ingénieurs ICAM Toulouse, France, in 2007, after studying there for an Erasmus year and doing a six-month internship at Airbus Central Entity. He currently works as Assistant Researcher at IIT and he is a member of the BP Chair on Energy and Sustainability. His areas of interest include all aspects regarding the sustainability of the current world energy model in its three aspects, mainly energy sustainability policies analysis and formulation. His current PhD thesis research is based on this topic.