Daniela is the Global Manager of Green ICT & Environment and the permanent Head of the Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Office of Telefónica, in which her main role is the implementation of the corporate strategy of environment, climate change, energy efficiency and Green ICTs.
She has an Environmental Engineering background, with a Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Development from the University of Calgary of Canada. She worked as an environmental expert for the Latin-American Energy Organization (OLADE) and as an environmental advisor in the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Ecuador. From 2006 to 2008 she was also Professor of Environmental Sanitation at the SEK University of Ecuador.
Daniela was responsible for the Environmental Department for Telefónica Movistar Ecuador since 2006 when she was transferred to Telefónica Corporate Office in Madrid in 2008. Since then, Daniela represents the Company in the different external working groups on Green ICTs, environment and Climate Change globally and especially is focused on the activities of the ITU-T Study Group No. 5.