Alicia has an environmental science degree from the University of Salamanca and master degree in Environmental Management in Business from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, with 15 years of experience in project management, focused on environment, sustainability, G.I.S. and sustainable waste management. She works as innovation senior technical specialist at Valladolid City Council, in the management of the Horizon 2020 EU Project “URBAN GreenUP”. Entrepreneur, she worked in environmental consultancy in Mexico, Ireland and Spain. She was also a teacher for the Polytechnic University of Madrid and high-level trainer in Mexico.