Position: Senior Consultant
Panel: Ireland – Potental, Ambition Delivery
Andrea Muñoz García is a Senior Consultant at the NNFCC, working on a number of European funded projects. She is the NNFCC contact point for the H2020 project, ShikiFactory100, which aims towards the production of 100 compounds of high-added value using state-of-the-art synthetic biology techniques; Andrea’s main roles in this project are the performance of sustainability appraisals and the development of business models for some of the new compounds.
She also provides market, technology and regulatory insights for both private clients and publicly funded projects. Andrea has been recently involved in various projects exploring the cost of AD and biomethane production. As part of her role, Andrea also contributes to writing project proposals for a range of public and private sector clients. Finally, she has a special interest in carbon capture.
Andrea completed a PhD at the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, in York. Her work focused on the recovery of precious metals such as gold and palladium from water waste sources using bio-based adsorbents. She also studied the preparation and utilisation of bio-based materials for the construction of energy storage devices. Previously, Andrea completed the MSc in Green Chemistry & Sustainable Industrial Technology at the University of York as part of an international exchange programme during the final year of her BSc in Chemistry, which she coursed at the Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain.