High Commissioner to the UK and Northern Ireland and Ambassador to Ireland visits Swansea University on occasion of her daughter’s graduation

The High Commissioner to the UK and Northern Ireland and Ambassador to Ireland, Her Excellency Ms Perla Perdomo has visited the University on the occasion of her daughter’s graduation this week.

Ms Perla Perdomo and daughterHer Excellency took the opportunity to tour the facilities at the Energy Safety Research Institute and find out more about the University’s SPECIFIC project whilst at the Bay Campus, the location for the winter degree congregations.

Her Excellency has a special interest in the energy efficient projects the University is working on as Belize is looking for alternative ways of energy production.  Professor Andrew R Barron and Dr Charlie Dunnill who work at the Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) are conducting pioneering hydrogen research and are well placed to advise on the major issues facing the Belize energy sector.

Her Excellency’s daughter, Perla Graciela Hinojosa (pictured with Her Excellency Ms Perla Perdomo) graduated on Monday with a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Development Studies (Merit) from Swansea University.

The Energy Safety Research Institute is positioned to discover and implement new technology for a sustainable, affordable, and secure energy future and is housed on Swansea University’s new world class Bay Campus. ESRI provides an exceptional environment for delivering cutting edge research across energy and energy safety-related disciplines with a focus on renewable energy, hydrogen, carbon capture and utilization, as well as new oil and gas technologies.