Guillermo Garcia Alvarez

mr. Guillermo Garcia Alvarez

  • Room 8A-40, NU-building

  • Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), De Boelelaan 1111

    1081 HV Amsterdam

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Guillermo is a PhD candidate in the department of Environmental Economics of the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He obtained his Bachelor degree in Economics and Politics at Queen Mary University of London and then completed a Master degree in Development Economics at the University of Sussex. His thesis analysed the impact of an electricity price subsidy on energy poverty in Spain.

Then, he joined the European Central Bank as a trainee, where he worked on a project regarding the impact of negative interest rates on financial institutions. Before joining IVM, Guillermo worked at “Economics for the Environment Consultancy” (eftec) in London, where he mainly focused on natural capital accounting, value transfer analysis and discrete choice modelling. Guillermo’s PhD work at VU Amsterdam focuses on Nature-based Solutions for insurance and is funded by the Naturance EU project.


Natural capital accounting.


2018: MSc Development Economics, University of Sussex.

2015: BSc Economics and Politics, Queen Mary University of London.

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