CTO of KIC InnoEnergy
Antoni Martínez is currently the Renewable Energies CTO of KIC InnoEnergy. He has been the first Director of the Catalonian Institute for Energy Research (IREC), and focused on advanced materials (PV, fuel cells, and storage), power electronics and energy efficiency in buildings. Before, he served during 16 years as CEO of Ecotècnia, a Spanish wind turbine manufacturer and solar energy developer. During that time, he was awarded the Poul la Cour Prize for his outstanding contribution to the development of wind energy. He was the President and a board member of several companies in the renewable energy sector, and Vice President of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). He was also member of the Advisory Council of the Catalan Energy Institute (ICAEN).