Elena Hernández

Service Manager (MITECO)

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CoChair Elena Hernández

Elena Hernández, MITECO

Service Manager

Spanish Ministry for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge (MITECO)

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Forestry Engineering. Service manager at the Wildfire Management Service of the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge of Spain since 2009. Responsible for national prevention, preparedness and suppression strategies and actions along with international affairs and relationships. At international level, she is in charge of the coordination of Silva Mediterranea working group on forest fires (FAO), and actively participates in the European Commission’s expert groups on forest fires (DG ENV-JRC; DG ECHO) and the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM), along with other international groups and initiatives.