Nuria Gisbert has a Ph.D. in Business Management and Innovation (University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, 2018)-, a degree in Industrial Engineering (Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao-UPV/EHU, 2000), and a Master´s degree in Telecommunications (Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao-UPV/EHU, 2002).

Dr. Gisbert is also an Executive MBA by the prestigious Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, 2007.

She is currently General Manager of CIC EnergiGUNE, one of Europe´s most important centers in energy storage and a member of the Basque Research & Technology Alliance-BRTA.

She is also a Member of the Board of the Basque Agency of Innovation (Innobasque) and a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Basque Science and Technology Commission for the President of the Basque Country. Nuria Gisbert is also President and member of the Board of the first spin-off launched by CIC energiGUNE, BCARE.

Since 2015 Dr. Gisbert collaborates with a research team of the Institute of Applied Business and Economics of the University of the Basque Country-UPV/EHU, which investigates inter-organizational and academic mentoring. Thanks to this research, she advises more than 20 organizations interested in this practice of professional and personal development. Likewise, Dr. Gisbert has collaborated closely with the implementation of various mentoring programs, including the mentoring program for doctoral students of CIC energiGUNE.

In 2019 she was awarded the prize "Woman and science" by the association of female managers of Alava AMPEA.

Dr. Gisbert counts with more than 20 years of experience linked mainly to the energy sector, in private companies, and research centers. Dr. Gisbert has managed hundreds of industrial projects connected with the energy sector (primarily for international utilities). She has also participated as a PI or Senior Researcher in many others. Dr. Gisbert has also collaborated with different international working groups of the energy sector, such as T&D Europe, CIGRE, and AENOR standardization committees.

Career path

  • Incoesa (2000-2007). Several positions up to Technical Manager.
  • CTDE, business R&D unit of the Incoesa group (2008-2012). General Manager.
  • CIC microGUNE (2012-2015). General Manager.
  • CIC energiGUNE (2015-present). General Manager.
  • Basque Parliament Committee of Experts for the Basque Energy Pact (2019-2020).
  • Scientific Advisory Committee of the Basque Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (2018-present).
  • BCARE (2018-present). President.
  • Innobasque (2016-present). Member of the Board of Directors.

Academic background

  • Ph.D. Doctorate Program: Business Management, Knowledge and Innovation of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Title: "Analysis of the validity of inter-organizational mentoring as an instrument of managerial development". Year 2018.
  • Executive MBA. Instituto de Empresa Madrid. Year 2007.
  • Postgraduate Degree in Project Management. Efficient Project Management in quality, cost and time. UPC. Year 2004.
  • Master in Telematic Services Networks and Internet. Engineering School of Bilbao (UPV/EHU). Year 2002.
  • Industrial Engineering. Electrical Specialty. Engineering School of Bilbao (UPV/EHU). Year 2000.


  • "Woman and science" by the association of female managers of Alava AMPEA, 2019.
  • AED Business Award, 2020.

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