Paola Perez Pena is a Principal Research Analyst in the Climate & Sustainability Research team at IHS Markit. She leads the carbon sequestration research capability in the Clean Energy Technology group. Ms. Perez Pena has multiple years of consulting and research experience in the energy sector focusing on emerging technologies and strategy development for utility and oil and gas companies. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Ms. Perez Pena was a management consultant with the Americas consulting unit of Arthur D. Little, providing asset evaluation –technical and economic analysis– exploration strategy, and energy transition strategies for E&P companies and governments. Paola Perez Pena holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, and a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, United States.