Senior Managing Director, Energy Transition & Sustainability
- What’s Next for U.S. Hydrogen Policy – A Perspective from DC Insiders
Ivana is an award-winning strategic communications advisor to high-profile global clients facing complex, multi-jurisdiction challenges on the road to net-zero.
In addition to her sustainability, climate and clean energy expertise and vast international networks, she brings to the table deep knowledge of hydrogen technologies stemming from 10+ years’ engagement with the sector in Europe and globally. Among others, she helped build the “Hydrogen Council” CEO coalition and supported leading clients across the value chain and key global markets.
Operating across disciplines and geographies, Ivana is passionate about building coalitions and partnerships to advance decarbonization and has guided clients through high profile engagements with leading international organizations and forums such as the IEA, IRENA, UN Agencies, Clean Energy Ministerial/Mission Innovation, World Economic Forum, COP Conferences, G20, NYC Climate Week, and an array of global non-profits, think tanks and public-private partnerships.
Born and raised in the Czech Republic, Ivana spent almost a decade working as a European Union policy expert in Brussels, Belgium, before moving to the U.S. in 2017. She is currently based in Washington, DC and operating internationally – with teams and clients based across Americas, EMEA and APAC.
A passionate advocate for women’s leadership in energy, Ivana works closely with FTI’s own Women’s Initiative as well as several external partner organizations, spearheading a range of mentorship, networking, and other efforts to connect, empower and celebrate women in this space.