Natalia Fabra Portela



Academic positions:

  • 2018: Professor of Fundamentals of Economic Analysis, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. 

  • 2018: Director of EnergyEcoLab, Universidad Carlos III. 

  • 2018: Associate Member, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE). 

  • 2020: Research Fellow, Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI). 

  • 2016: Research Fellow, University of Cambridge Energy Policy Group. 

  • 2013: Research Fellow, Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). 

Professional responsibilities.

  • 2020: Member, Economic Affairs Advisory Council, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation. 

  • 2020: Member, Forum for Just and Inclusive Energy Transition, Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge. 

  • 2013: Member, Economic Advisory Group, DG-COMP, European Commission. 

  • 2021: Vice President, Spanish Economic Association. 

  • 2019-2020: Member, Committee of Experts, Basque Energy Pact, Basque Parliament. 

  • 2017-2018: Member, Advisory Council for the Ecological Transition (CAPTE), Education.


  • 2001: PhD in Economics, European University Institute, Florence. 

  • 1993-1997: Degree in Economics, Universidad Carlos III. Academic awards. 

Academic awards.

  • 2018: European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics Award. 

  • 2014: Sabadell Herrero Award (best Spanish economist under 40). 

  • 2014: Julián Marías Award, Community of Madrid. 


Ms. Fabra is the author of numerous publications, gives seminars, lectures and teaches in the fields of Energy Economics, Energy Transition, Competition Policy and Regulation, among others.