Marcelo Mena

Marcelo Mena

Ministry of Environment, Chile
Vice Minister of Environment

Biography

Marcelo Mena is the Vice Minister of the Environment in Chile. Co-Chair of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, he worked on the design of air pollution control plans for Chile, along with green taxes and emission standards that have helped Chile’s energy and transportation system to be cleaner and more efficient. He is a Biochemical engineer with a MS and PhD in environmental engineering at the University of Iowa’s Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, and a postdoc at MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change.