Izaskun De Allende holds a degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of the Basque Country and is a consultant in Social Innovation. Her professional career has focused on the field of consultancy and design and implementation of services in the areas of sustainability, education, diversity, and inclusion, with more than 12 years of experience in the preparation and development of projects and the design of innovation strategies. She has worked in the implementation of services and projects in various public organisations and agencies attached to the Basque Government and has also developed her professional career internationally as a project manager and coordinator of the diversity and inclusion unit at Macquarie University in Sydney (Australia).
In 2020 she joined Zabala Innovation as a Senior Consultant in the Social Innovation department. She is currently involved in the development and implementation of European projects to integrate the social perspective and determine the social impact of new technologies, processes, and services, mainly in the fields of sustainability and energy transition.