Paola Rodríguez

Innovation Consultant

Areas of work: Conducting impact and data analyses on shared mobility, zero-emission logistics, and autonomous vehicles, project management and driving stakeholder collaboration: industry, academia, and public authorities, formulation and execution of EU project proposals fostering mobility innovations, such as Horizon Europe and Interreg Europe.

Office: Barcelona

Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Education: Master of Science, Civil Engineering – Track Transport and Planning (Delft University of Technology), Bachelor, Civil Engineering (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)

Previous work experience:
– Research Engineer at CENIT in Spain (2022-2023)
– Short-term Consultant | Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) AT World Bank Group (WBG) in the USA (2021)
– Transport Analyst | Transport Division at Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in the USA (2018-2021)
Transportation Planner at TransMilenio S. A. in Colombia (2017)
Mobility Intern at Antea Group International in the Netherlands (2015)

At the weekend: I’m meditating, doing Pilates, dancing Zumba, and taking long walks with my dog.

An idea that powers me: Creating technical solutions to achieve efficient, inclusive, and sustainable transportation systems, as well as researching logistics and the emergence and adoption of new technologies.