Irena Spazzapan is a Partner at SYSTEMIQ and leads SYSTEMIQ Solutions, the company’s investing platform.
An energy professional by background, Irena is an advisor and investor in early-stage companies and new funds that share a common mission of system change across clean energy, materials and land use. She is passionate about business innovation and the role of outside-in disruption to accelerate a cleaner, healthier future.
She is on the Board of Upside Energy and Capterio, and on the Advisory Board of Habitat Energy. Irena was at Goldman Sachs for 12 years until 2017, leading Gas and Power Origination in Europe. She started her career at UNRWA in Syria.
Irena has degrees from the University of Trieste and SOAS University. She is also a CFA charter holder.