Irena leads SYSTEMIQ Solutions, the investing platform at SYSTEMIQ. 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 on the Board of Upside Energy and Capterio, a company that she co-founded and span off from SYSTEMIQ. Irena is also on the Advisory Board of Habitat Energy. She was at Goldman Sachs for the previous 12 years, leading Gas and Power Origination in Europe. She has degrees from the University of Trieste and SOAS.