Flor Lucia de la Cruz
Senior Research Analyst, Hydrogen & Emerging Technologies
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Flor is a subject matter expert in hydrogen and emerging technologies for Wood Mackenzie’s Energy Transition Practice. She
works on modelling hydrogen markets, tracking deployments, policy, investments, technology trends, and analyzing the
adoption of hydrogen in industrial processes including ammonia, methanol, heating, blending, midstream logistics and the
power and storage sector.
Before joining Wood Mackenzie, Flor led the innovation team at IDOM working on developing low carbon and circular economy
projects for green/blue hydrogen, advanced biofuels, hydrotreated vegetable oils, plastic recycling, and carbon capture. At
IDOM she also worked as a process engineer on LNG projects in Brazil, Colombia and Poland and a natural gas processing
facility in Morocco. Before IDOM, Flor worked as a Health Safety & Environment engineer at Tecnicas Reunidas (TR). At TR
she worked on the Al-Zour Refinery for Kuwait and a Nitric Acid plant for Yara in Norway.
Flor holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). While at MIT
she worked as a researcher at the Metabolic Engineering Laboratory on a project for Novogy Inc (now Total) to investigate
yeast’s ability to convert low-cost feed stocks into lipids to produce inexpensive biodiesel.