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. Dr. 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, that 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

  • Electrochemical energy storage.
  • Thermal energy storage.
  • Inter-organizational mentoring.
  • Academic mentoring.

Academic background

  • Transmission and Distribution energy systems.
  • Energy storage systems.
  • Inter-organizational mentoring.
  • Academic mentoring.


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