Designing your Sustainability

Marie-Luce Saillard /// Founder and Associate Director

MSc in Energy Economics of the University Paris X Nanterre and over 20 years of experience, Marie-Luce is an expert in energy and environmental policies management and assessment, as well as in the various financial instruments available in France and Europe. She also works regularly with the Mediterranean countries.

Throughout her career she has worked with several European programmes: Vth , VIth and VIIth Framework Programme, CIVITAS, CONCIERTO, LIFE, Intelligent Energy Europe (SAVE, STEER), INTERREG IIIB, INTERREG IIIC, Marco Polo, TEN-T, CEF, MED, H2020 and SME Instrument.

Marie-Luce is a Cit’ergie’s consultant and auditor (French version of the eea® European Energy Award), and external evaluator for the European Commission since 2005. She has also conducted various training modules regarding European opportunities.

Marie-Luce is responsible for the strategic development of Albea France.


Mònica Rivera /// Associate Director

With Master degrees in Geography and in Documentation (UAB Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona) and over 15 years of experience, Mónica is an expert regarding financial instruments and European programmes in the fields of transport, logistic and infrastructures, environment, and in energy policies and strategies for local and regional sustainable development.

Throughout her career she has worked with several European programmes: Vth , VIth and VIIth Framework Programme, CIVITAS, CONCIERTO, LIFE, Intelligent Energy Europe (SAVE, STEER), INTERREG IIIB, INTERREG IIIC, Marco Polo, TEN-T, CEF, MED, H2020 and SME Instrument.

She has been an external consultant for the national programme of international public call for interest (ILI) for the High Council of Chambers of Spain and for the programme of the international public procurement of ACC10.

She is also an external evaluator for the European Commission since 2008. Mónica is responsible of the strategic development of Albea Spain.


Albea’s team also includes several professionals: engineers, urban planners, environmentalists and architects.