Since 2010 Mikel Lasa has been CEO of KIC InnoEnergy Iberia and member of the executive Board. During most of his career Mikel has been engaged in bridging innovation, business and education within the energy and automotive sectors. Before joining KIC InnoEnergy, he worked as head of wind turbine technology division at the engineering company Apia XXI, and as head of analysis and design of wind turbines at the Spanish National Centre for Renewable Energy – CENER. Prior to that, he worked as engineer at Tier 1 automotive suppliers Robert Bosch and Valeo.
Mikel holds a PhD on mechanical engineering and a MBA.