Margaret TRIAS, 
Hydropower Specialist,
M. Trias Consulting Inc.

World Hydropower Congress  |  14-16 May 2019  |  Paris


Speaker biography

Margaret Trias is an independent consultant with 19 years of environmental, social and engineering experience in the renewable power and infrastructure sectors, with a focus on hydropower.

She has carried out environmental and social impact assessments for renewable power and infrastructure projects in Canada and internationally, and has participated in dam safety reviews. In addition, she has carried out hydrology studies and power and energy assessments for a wide range of projects. She has also instigated projects on community engagement, consultation and project open houses.

Margaret’s experience includes due diligence reviews involving the application of a wide range of standards such as Equator Principles or The International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards as well as regulatory frameworks in various jurisdictions.

Margaret is an accredited assessor of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol and has participated in its application in Asia, Europe and Central America, as well as the ESG Tool in Asia.