Pedro Linares is Professor of Industrial Engineering at the ICAI School of Engineering and co-founder and Director of Economics for Energy. He is also research affiliate at the Institute for Technology Research (IIT) and the BP Chair on Energy and Sustainability, and Research Associate at the Harvard Kennedy School, and MIT-CEEPR. He currently serves as Vice-Rector for Research and International Affairs at Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid. He holds a M.S. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from U. Politécnica, Madrid. His research focuses on the relationship between energy, economics and environment, and specifically on sustainable energy, renewable energy and environmental policy, and multicriteria methods applied to resource allocation. He has published about these issues in most journals relevant in the field. He has also been a consultant for several private and public institutions in Spain, Europe and Latin America.