Ibon Galarraga is Research Professor at the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) and was also Deputy Director for the period 2013-2015. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Bath (UK), a M.A. Economics from the University of Essex (UK) and a B.A. Economics from the University of Basque Country (EHU-UPV). Ibon has worked as an environmental consultant for both public and private clients and taught microeconomics and macroeconomics at the University of Bath and Economic Policy at the University of Deusto. He has a number of publications in the field of environmental and resource economics, energy and climate policy. During July 2005 and May 2009, he was the Deputy Minister for the Environment of the Basque Government, Executive Vice-president of the Environmental Public Society IHOBE and Member of the Board of the Basque Energy Board (EVE).