<strong>Infra Latin America GRI 2019</strong>
<strong>Infra Latin America GRI 2019</strong>
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Infra Latin America GRI 2019
May 16th and 17th
The Roosevelt Hotel - New York
Infra Latin America GRI is a gathering of senior level Latin American and Internacional infrastructure investors, financiers, holdings and operators.
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Mario
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Partner and Chief Executive OfficerMIP - EXI CKD
Mr. Mario Gabriel Budebo obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. He obtained a masters degree and PhD, both in Economics, at UCLA. He is founder and CEO of Mexico Infrastructure Partners, a company that manages funds, aimed to the Energy and Infrastructure sectors in Mexico. Mr. Gabriel Budebo has made most of his professional career in the Mexican Government, designing public policies in several areas such as taxation, development banking, public finance, pension regulation and hydrocarbons. Mr. Gabriel was awarded with the National Banamex Prize on Economics, Tlacaélel Prize on Economic Consulting and received the Professional Merit Award from ITAM.
César Ramírez
César
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio ManagerCredicorp Capital
César Ramirez holds a MBA at the Kellog School of Management, MPA at the Kennedy School of Government Harvard. Has more than 20 years experience in investments. Former Managing Director of Petroperú, before starting in Credicorp worked as managing director at Trafigura Colombia, ING Funds, was Vice-president at AIC International Investments and held the position of investments specialist at IFC.
OverviewOverview

After three successful editions of Infra Latin America GRI, GRI Club Infra host its fourth edition on 16-17 May in New York (USA).

Aiming at generating productive and insightful discussions, searching solutions to promote the infrastructure development in Latin America, this time, we will reach out addressing questions and relevant topics into actions in the new elected governments.

The meeting in New York aims to:

  • Discuss themes in an informal format, in which everyone can participate and interact;
  • Share solutions to the most common challenges of the emerging markets;
  • Build new business opportunities with global investors;
  • Debate strategic topics to define the future of the infrastructure sectors;
  • Connect yourself with peers and meet new partners.

Over 300 executives from markets such as Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, USA, India, Mexico, Panama, Peru, United Kingdom Uruguay, and others.

In its previous edition, the meeting had more than 210 attendees from 16 different countries, including  Ana Maria Vidaurre (CDPQ), Andre Clark (Siemens do Brasil), Beatriz Alva (Petroperú), Bernardo Serafim (Vinci Concessions), César Ramírez (Credicorp Capital), Chris Heathcote (Global Infrastructure Hub), Damian Secen (Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets), Diego Loureiro (Coral Energía), Eugene Zapata-Garesché (100 Resilient Cities), Felipe Vinagre (Credit Suisse), Félix Corral Fernandéz (Sacyr), Jacques Follain (ADP International), Jean Pierre Serani Toro (Grupo Bancolombia), Leon de Paul (Afore Banamex), Lina Madrid (SURA Asset Management), Luciene Machado (BNDES), Mark Murski (Brookfield), Mario Gabriel Budebo (MIP - EXI CKD), Mauricio Ossa (Odinsa), Robert Muggah (Instituto Igarapé), Rubens Romano (Aela Energía), Teresa Vernaglia (BRK Ambiental), Thiago Silva (Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan), Willem Van Twembeke (Orazul Energy), Wilson Ferreira Jr (Eletrobras), and many others.

FEW ATTENDING CO-CHAIRS
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo Szlejf
CPPIB
Eric Newman
Eric Newman
City of Stamford
Stacey Purcell
Stacey Purcell
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
David Perl
David Perl
Alberta Investment Management Corp.
Jacques Follain
Jacques Follain
ADP International
Juan Camargo
Juan Camargo
OMERS Infrastructure
Félix Corral Fernandéz
Félix Corral Fernandéz
Sacyr
José María Zertuche
José María Zertuche
BlackRock Real Assets
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo
Ricardo Szlejf
Senior Principal, InfrastructureCPPIB
Ricardo Szlejf joined CPPIB in 2015 as a Senior Principal in the Infrastructure department. Prior to joining CPPIB, Ricardo advised energy and infrastructure clients for over 10 years, at the investment banking teams of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Santander. Ricardo currently serves on the boards of Grupo Costanera (Chile) and Arco Norte (Mexico). Ricardo holds a BS in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas and an MBA from INSEAD.
Eric Newman
Eric
Eric Newman
Accountant - Controllers OfficeCity of Stamford
Eric serves on the City of Stamford Investment Advisory Committee and the Deferred Compensation Plan Committee. He is responsible for treasury, investment management, pension fund administration and Private Public Partnership accounting. Eric held finance positions at Royal Bank of Scotland, IBM Global Financing, Price Waterhouse and Soros Fund Management. Has a B.B.A. in Accounting from Adelphi University; Certificate in Investment Banking from New York University; and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Global Investments from Sacred Heart University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Stacey Purcell
Stacey
Stacey Purcell
Head of Latam for InfrastructureOntario Teachers' Pension Plan
Stacey Purcell joined the Infrastructure Group in 2005 and is a member of the Latin America Infrastructure team. She has been involved in a number of transactions including the acquisitions of Essbio, Nuevosur, Esval and Saesa. Stacey has served on the boards of Essbio, Esval, Saesa, AndesCan and Bristol Airport. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', she was a part of the corporate development team at Enbridge Inc. and a financial analyst at Enbridge Gas Distribution. Stacey earned a B.Comm. at Dalhousie University. She is a Chartered Business Valuator and a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
David Perl
David
David Perl
Director, Infrastructure and TimberAlberta Investment Management Corp.
David Perl has over 12 years of experience in investment banking, merchant banking and principal investing. Prior to joining AIMCo's team, he was a Vice-President on the Investment Team at Bastion Infrastructure Group. Prior to Bastion, David was a Senior Vice President at Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. Mr. Perl led the capital raising and financial advisory teams on the 407 ETR East Extension, CHUM Research Centre, Windsor-Essex Parkway, Southeast Stoney Trail Project, The South Detention Centre, Billy Bishop Airport Pedestrian Tunnel and Bridgepoint Hospital in Toronto. Mr. Perl was previously an Associate at Babcock & Brown, where he worked on various North American infrastructure investments.
Jacques Follain
Jacques
Jacques Follain
Deputy Chief Executive OfficerADP International
Jacques Follain is an Aeronautical and Telecom Engineer and has received a Master’s degree in Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University. After 7 years as consultant with Accenture, he joined L’Oréal Group. In 1998, he joined ADP Management, as Managing Director and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2011. Since, he has played a key role in leading successful bids for airport concession / privatization in China, Mexico, Egypt, Algeria, Jordan, Mauritius and more recently in Croatia, Chile and Madagascar. Early 2017, Jacques Follain was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of ADP International, the subsidiary of Groupe ADP covering all international activities of the Group. He represents ADP International at many Boards.
Juan Camargo
Juan
Juan Camargo
Diretor, Infrastructure Private MarketsOMERS Infrastructure
In his role as Director at OMERS Infrastructure, Juan is responsible for the origination, acquisition and management of infrastructure assets, primarily in the Americas. Juan serves on the board of GNL Quintero in Chile and various boards of directors relating to the Airports Worldwide portfolio. Juan has extensive experience investing in large-scale infrastructure assets globally. After starting his infrastructure investment career at OMERS Infrastructure, Juan moved to Abu Dhabi and helped develop ADIA’s infrastructure investment platform. Juan returned to OMERS Infrastructure to join the NY office, where he is currently based. Juan has a B.Com degree from the University of Toronto.
Félix Corral Fernandéz
Félix
Félix Corral Fernandéz
COO ConcesionesSacyr
Félix Corral is now Global Head of Business Development with Sacyr Concesiones, one of the best performing infrastructure developers. With more than 18 years of experience in the infrastructure sector managing and developing projects around the globe. Félix brings a view of the global infrastructure needs and solutions, how the different governments address this matter, how the private sector can help reducing expending through efficiency in managing infrastructure and public services, how capital flows to infrastructure projects in different jurisdictions.
José María Zertuche
José
José María Zertuche
Managing Director, InfrastructureBlackRock Real Assets
Mr. Zertuche has over 16 years of experience investing in Mexican real assets. He is former Vice-President of I2, the leading infrastructure investment manager in Mexico acquired by BlackRock in October, 2015. His prior experience is in investment banking, including M&A, debt and equity capital markets transactions, asset management, strategy and operations. Mr. Zertuche was a founder of Infraestructura Institucional ("I2") in 2010, and served as Chief Financial and Investment Officer since its inception in 2010. Prior to founding Infraestructura Institucional, Mr. Zertuche served as Chief Investment and Control Officer of Mexico Retail Properties ("MRP Group"), which he co-founded in October 2002.
Keynote SessionsKeynote Sessions
HyperloopTT and the impact in
infrastructure sector


Bibop Gresta

Chairman & Co-Founder
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Investing in Latin America
infrastructure


Emmanuel Jaclot

EVP, Head of Infrastructure
CDPQ - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

DiscussionsDiscussions
Regional Discussions
Funding infrastructure in Brazil - The new promised land?
Co-chairs
Alberto ZoffmannXP Investimentos
José Antônio GragnaniThe World Bank
Diogo Mac CordMinistério da Economia do Brasil
Juliane YungMUFG Union Bank
Gonçalo BernardoOMERS Infrastructure
Alberto FaroMachado Meyer Advogados
Marcelo GirãoItaú BBA
Daniel O'CzernyCitibank
Mexico and the new political scenario - Spicy future ahead?
Co-chairs
John KayeOntario Teachers' Pension Plan
José María ZertucheBlackRock Real Assets
Carlos Redondo RincónROADIS
Southern Cone & infrastructure opportunities - How to solve the cross-border puzzle?
Co-chairs
Cristina Pardo de VeraR&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Fernando LlaverDistrocuyo
Félix Corral FernandézSacyr
Justine Leigh-BellClimate Bonds Initiative
Building trust in Peru - How to align stars and provide a solid projects pipeline?
Co-chairs
César RamírezCredicorp Capital
Catiana Garcia-KilroyThe World Bank
Dennis Gray FebresGraña y Montero
Jorge ValenzuelaArup
Andean Region & Financing - Same old issues or new life ahead?
Co-chairs
Bernardo SerafimVinci Concessions
Jean Pierre Serani ToroGrupo Bancolombia
Miguel ToledoInternational Finance Corporation
Alfredo RamirezKDB Bank
César Cañedo-ArguellesCIFI
José Iván Jaramillo VallejoRed de Energía del Perú
Dennis Gray FebresGraña y Montero
Roads in Brazil - Time to recalculate the route?
Co-chairs
José BartolomeuROADIS Brasil
Marcelo PerrupatoMagna Planejamento
Pascal LemonnierEgis
Félix Corral FernandézSacyr
Energy in Mexico - Has the reform gone into a short circuit?
Co-chairs
Bryan CarlsonBarclays
Jaime Perez de LabordaBalam Fund
Gabriel DamianiPSP Investments
Diego CanalesGIC
Noé Reza GómezHSBC
Colombian market - Where are the new shining stars?
Co-chairs
Mauricio Ossa EcheverriOdinsa
Germán LlerasSteer
Funding infrastructure in Brazil - The new promised land?
Alberto Zoffmann
Alberto Zoffmann
Partner - Head of Project Finance
XP Investimentos
José Antônio Gragnani
José Antônio Gragnani
Senior Securities Market Specialist
The World Bank
Diogo Mac Cord
Diogo Mac Cord
Secretário de Desenvolvimento da Infra.
Ministério da Economia do Brasil
Juliane Yung
Juliane Yung
Head Corporate Banking - Brazil
MUFG Union Bank
Gonçalo Bernardo
Gonçalo Bernardo
Director, Infrastructure Private Markets
OMERS Infrastructure
Alberto Faro
Alberto Faro
Partner
Machado Meyer Advogados
Marcelo Girão
Marcelo Girão
Head of Project Finance
Itaú BBA
Daniel O'Czerny
Daniel O'Czerny
Head of Project & Infrastructure Finance
Citibank
Alberto Zoffmann
Alberto
Alberto Zoffmann
Partner - Head of Project FinanceXP Investimentos
José Antônio Gragnani
José
José Antônio Gragnani
Senior Securities Market SpecialistThe World Bank
Diogo Mac Cord
Diogo
Diogo Mac Cord
Secretário de Desenvolvimento da Infra.Ministério da Economia do Brasil
Juliane Yung
Juliane
Juliane Yung
Head Corporate Banking - BrazilMUFG Union Bank
Gonçalo Bernardo
Gonçalo
Gonçalo Bernardo
Director, Infrastructure Private MarketsOMERS Infrastructure
Gonçalo is a Director with OMERS Infrastructure, and in this role is involved with the origination, structuring and execution of investments across North and South American markets. Gonçalo joined OMERS Infrastructure in 2016. Prior to this role, Gonçalo was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley, where he spent more than 10 years. During that time, he held a number of positions within the Investment Banking and Sales & Trading Divisions, in both Europe and Latin America.
Alberto Faro
Alberto
Alberto Faro
PartnerMachado Meyer Advogados
Specialist in local and cross border projects financings, financial structured transactions and construction contracts, provides legal assistance in structuring, negotiating and reviewing terms in the implementation of financing operations through all the stages and on the various adopted structures. Can assist both the project company and its shareholders or financers, and has great experience with local and international financers, commercial banks, investment funds, construction companies, investors, multilateral and development agencies. Has previous experience in projects and financings in areas of knowledge such as electrical energy, mining, highways, oil and gas, sanitation, aviation, logistics and railways.
Marcelo Girão
Marcelo
Marcelo Girão
Head of Project FinanceItaú BBA
Marcelo Girão is head of Project Finance in Banco Itaú BBA. With more than 17 years of experience, Mr. Girão has a large track record in advising clients and debt structuring for projects. He has participated in more than 15 GW in power generation, 5,000 Km of transmission lines and several infrastructure projects (toll road concessions, airports, sanitation). The aggregated CAPEX of those projects is over BRL 100 billion. Previously to Itaú BBA, Marcelo spent 5 years at Banco Votorantim, other 6 years at Itaú Unibanco, and 1 year at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Marcelo holds a degree in computer engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica – ITA, and a master’s degree in economics and finance from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV.
Daniel O'Czerny
Daniel
Daniel O'Czerny
Head of Project & Infrastructure FinanceCitibank
Over 13 years’ experience in investment banking focused in Project Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions within the infrastructure space. Closed over 25 transactions exceeding R$35bn (USD11bn) in value. Before joining Citibank as Head of Project & Infrastructure Finance, Daniel was Partner and Head of Infrastructure Finance at Daemon, Project Finance Director at HSBC, and prior to that was M&A Associate in the same firm. Daniel have also worked at Santander and Banif. Daniel holds a BSc of economics from the University of São Paulo (FEA - USP), São Paulo
Mexico and the new political scenario - Spicy future ahead?
John Kaye
John Kaye
Senior Principal
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
José María Zertuche
José María Zertuche
Managing Director, Infrastructure
BlackRock Real Assets
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Director General
ROADIS
John Kaye
John
John Kaye
Senior PrincipalOntario Teachers' Pension Plan
John Kaye is a member of the Latin America Infrastructure team and is a board member of our Chilean regulated water companies, Essbio and Esval. John has a variety of transaction experience across the utility, transport and power sectors from his tenure at Ontario Teachers'. He joined the infrastructure team full-time in 2008 after completing an internship with Ontario Teachers' in the summer of 2007. He was previously an investment banking analyst at National Bank Financial. John earned a BBA and a B.Sc. from Bishop's University, and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management. He is a CFA Charterholder and has completed the OTPP Private Investments Board of Directors Program at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.
José María Zertuche
José
José María Zertuche
Managing Director, InfrastructureBlackRock Real Assets
Mr. Zertuche has over 16 years of experience investing in Mexican real assets. He is former Vice-President of I2, the leading infrastructure investment manager in Mexico acquired by BlackRock in October, 2015. His prior experience is in investment banking, including M&A, debt and equity capital markets transactions, asset management, strategy and operations. Mr. Zertuche was a founder of Infraestructura Institucional ("I2") in 2010, and served as Chief Financial and Investment Officer since its inception in 2010. Prior to founding Infraestructura Institucional, Mr. Zertuche served as Chief Investment and Control Officer of Mexico Retail Properties ("MRP Group"), which he co-founded in October 2002.
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Carlos
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Director GeneralROADIS
Professional with over 13 years’ experience dedicated to the Infrastructure and Renewable Energy sectors with main focus in Management, Investment and Business Development areas. I have participated on the Origination, Assessment, Structuring, Financing and Selling assets with a total value of more than USD 6 billion. Broad international experience in leading companies in their sectors, having spent more most of my career abroad in the USA, UK and Mexico. Double bachelor degree in Business Administration and Law.
Southern Cone & infrastructure opportunities - How to solve the cross-border puzzle?
Cristina Pardo de Vera
Cristina Pardo de Vera
CEO
R&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Fernando Llaver
Fernando Llaver
CFO
Distrocuyo
Félix Corral Fernandéz
Félix Corral Fernandéz
COO Concesiones
Sacyr
Justine Leigh-Bell
Justine Leigh-Bell
Director of Market Development
Climate Bonds Initiative
Cristina Pardo de Vera
Cristina
Cristina Pardo de Vera
CEOR&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Cristina joined R&Q in 2015 as a Head of PPP Investment. She holds an Economy degree from the University of Santiago de Compostela and a Master´s degree in Infrastructure Management from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Prior to joining R&Q Cristina worked in several countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and America as CEO of multinational engineering companies and advised Banks, IFIs and Investors in infrastructure projects, with a remarkable specialization in PPP structures. Cristina also served as Strategic Director for Ayesa in Spain and now is part of the Commercial Board of R&Q Group in Chile. Today Cristina manages a portfolio of infrastructure investment of more than USD 1,000 Mill in Chile.
Fernando Llaver
Fernando
Fernando Llaver
CFODistrocuyo
CFO of Distrocuyo S.A., responsible for strategic planning, evaluation of new businesses, structuring and financing strategies. Expert in financial issues of regulated markets, tariff negotiations, Public Private Partnerships and infrastructure. Director General of Distrocuyo Chile, President of SEIS S.A.
Félix Corral Fernandéz
Félix
Félix Corral Fernandéz
COO ConcesionesSacyr
Félix Corral is now Global Head of Business Development with Sacyr Concesiones, one of the best performing infrastructure developers. With more than 18 years of experience in the infrastructure sector managing and developing projects around the globe. Félix brings a view of the global infrastructure needs and solutions, how the different governments address this matter, how the private sector can help reducing expending through efficiency in managing infrastructure and public services, how capital flows to infrastructure projects in different jurisdictions.
Justine Leigh-Bell
Justine
Justine Leigh-Bell
Director of Market DevelopmentClimate Bonds Initiative
Justine has spent much of her career helping business leaders and governments find solutions to the global challenges of climate change and sustainable development. She has provided advisory services for a number of global institutions and governments across Europe, Africa, India, Indonesia and Latin America. Her areas of focus includes sustainable development in emerging economies, climate change mitigation/adaptation strategies, climate finance, economic valuation and market based instruments for managing natural resource assets. As Director of Market Development at Climate Bonds Initiative, Justine's primary focus is in the emerging markets.
Building trust in Peru - How to align stars and provide a solid projects pipeline?
César Ramírez
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio Manager
Credicorp Capital
Catiana Garcia-Kilroy
Catiana Garcia-Kilroy
Lead Financial Sector Specialist
The World Bank
Dennis Gray Febres
Dennis Gray Febres
Corporate Finance and Investor Relations
Graña y Montero
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge Valenzuela
Principal - Americas Region
Arup
César Ramírez
César
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio ManagerCredicorp Capital
César Ramirez holds a MBA at the Kellog School of Management, MPA at the Kennedy School of Government Harvard. Has more than 20 years experience in investments. Former Managing Director of Petroperú, before starting in Credicorp worked as managing director at Trafigura Colombia, ING Funds, was Vice-president at AIC International Investments and held the position of investments specialist at IFC.
Catiana Garcia-Kilroy
Catiana
Catiana Garcia-Kilroy
Lead Financial Sector SpecialistThe World Bank
Catiana Garcia-Kilroy is Program Manager of the Capital Markets Strengthening Facility (CMSF) and Lead Financial Sector Specialist at the World Bank. The CMSF is a global program with a strong focus on policy and regulatory reforms to promote infrastructure finance and capital markets in emerging markets. Countries of focus include Colombia, Peru, South Africa, Kenya, Indonesia and Vietnam. Before joining the World Bank in 2010 she worked extensively as an international consultant for Ministries of Finance, Central Banks and multilaterals across all emerging markets regions. Previously, she worked as a stockbroker in Madrid and London.
Dennis Gray Febres
Dennis
Dennis Gray Febres
Corporate Finance and Investor RelationsGraña y Montero
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge
Jorge Valenzuela
Principal - Americas RegionArup
Jorge Valenzuela has over 20 years of experience in investments, asset management, and project management of real assets. Jorge's areas of expertise include financial and technical advisory for the development, investment and financing of public infrastructure and real estate projects. At Arup, Jorge leads the Transaction Advice team for Latin America and has directed engagements in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Peru and the US. Civil Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, He has a Master degree in construction management and real estate from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, and an MBA degree from University of California at Berkeley.
Andean Region & Financing - Same old issues or new life ahead?
Bernardo Serafim
Bernardo Serafim
Head for Latin America Development
Vinci Concessions
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment Banking
Grupo Bancolombia
Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
CIO - Colombia & Peru
International Finance Corporation
Alfredo Ramirez
Alfredo Ramirez
Co-Head Project Finance Americas
KDB Bank
César Cañedo-Arguelles
César Cañedo-Arguelles
CEO
CIFI
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
CFO
Red de Energía del Perú
Dennis Gray Febres
Dennis Gray Febres
Corporate Finance and Investor Relations
Graña y Montero
Bernardo Serafim
Bernardo
Bernardo Serafim
Head for Latin America DevelopmentVinci Concessions
Bernardo Serafim is Development Director of VINCI Concessions for Latin America and Executive Director of Vinci Highways. Holds a Civil Engineer degree from the Technical Superior Institute, a Master's Degree in Business Administration by Indeg-ISCTE Business School from Lisbon, an MBA degree from Catholic University & Nova University (Lisbon MBA) and a Diploma in Leadership Development Program from IBMEC. Before joining VINCI Concessions, he worked in several geographies and positions: Project manager in several infrastructure projects, Country Manager for Spain, Business Development Director for Mozambique, South Africa ,Tanzania and later for Europe and Euroasia. Finally served as General Manager for Colombia, Peru and Ecuador.
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment BankingGrupo Bancolombia
Since May 2016, Jean Pierre Serani is the Head of the Investment Banking division of Bancolombia, where he is in charge of the M&A, DCM/ECM, Project, Corporate and Acquisition Finance, Merchant Banking and Special Situations teams. Previously, for three years he was the CEO of Valores Bancolombia, the bank´s brokerage unit and the Head of the Sales & Trading division. Before 2013, he held several positions on the Investment Banking division for more than eight years. Mr. Serani received his undergraduate degree in Business from Universidad EAFIT and his MBA degree from Georgia Institute of Technology as a Fulbright Scholar.
Miguel Toledo
Miguel
Miguel Toledo
CIO - Colombia & PeruInternational Finance Corporation
Mr Toledo has more than 15 years of experience structuring financing for power, gas, transport, and water projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is currently a Chief Investment Officer within IFC's Latin America Infrastructure and Natural Resources group, leading IFC's efforts in Central America, the Caribbean and the Andean regions. Prior to joining IFC in 2005, Mr. Toledo worked at CAF and Citigroup. Mr. Toledo holds a bachelor degree in civil engineering from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia and a Masters in Business Administration from McGill University in Montreal.
Alfredo Ramirez
Alfredo
Alfredo Ramirez
Co-Head Project Finance AmericasKDB Bank
Alfredo has over 15 years of experience in the origination, structuring and execution of project financings. As Co-Head of Project Finance Americas at KDB Bank, he is responsible for sourcing project financings across the power and renewables, infrastructure and natural resources sectors in the US, Canada, and the investment grade countries in Latin America. Under his lead, the bank has acted as Mandated Lead Arranger for a large number of project finance transactions across a diverse range of industries and countries. Some of his most notable transactions include the Los Angeles Airport-Automated People Mover, the Laguna Solar Project in Mexico, the Aela Wind Portfolio in Chile, and Highway 427 in Canada.
César Cañedo-Arguelles
César
César Cañedo-Arguelles
CEOCIFI
César Canedo-Arguelles is the CEO of CIFI, the leading non-banking financial institution in Latin America and the Caribbean in the fields of infrastructures and energy. He is a Founding Member of CIFI and he leads the global development of the company, especially the advisory, financing and fund management activities. Today, the company has taken part in over 160 projects with a total investment of $1.3 billion in the region.
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
José
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
CFORed de Energía del Perú
Dennis Gray Febres
Dennis
Dennis Gray Febres
Corporate Finance and Investor RelationsGraña y Montero
Roads in Brazil - Time to recalculate the route?
José Bartolomeu
José Bartolomeu
Director
ROADIS Brasil
Marcelo Perrupato
Marcelo Perrupato
Partner/Owner
Magna Planejamento
Pascal Lemonnier
Pascal Lemonnier
Business Development Director
Egis
Félix Corral Fernandéz
Félix Corral Fernandéz
COO Concesiones
Sacyr
José Bartolomeu
José
José Bartolomeu
DirectorROADIS Brasil
Jose Bartolomeu is the CEO and IRO of Viabahia SA, a Roadis Company. Viabahia is a 680km road Concession in Bahia State. Roadis is a subsidiary of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP). José has a degree in Management and MBA in Finance and has more than 19+ years’ in Corporate Finance/Financial Leadership with unique experience in corporate development as well as project finance, concessions and 3P projects, within rapidly changing international markets.
Marcelo Perrupato
Marcelo
Marcelo Perrupato
Partner/OwnerMagna Planejamento
Marcelo Perrupato is a civil engineer and MSc by Stanford Un., acted in private and public sectors, as Director and President of GEIPOT/MT, Vice-minister of Transport, Secretary of Transport at GDF, and Secretary for Transportation National Policies of Brazil. Presently he is Senior advisor & Technical Responsible of Deutsche Bahn International Brasil Ltda, Member & Director of ABCE- Brazilian Association of Consultant Engineers, Consultant and Professor in Transportation, Logistics and Mobility, Concessions ad PPP’s.
Pascal Lemonnier
Pascal
Pascal Lemonnier
Business Development DirectorEgis
Engineer, graduated from Orsay University, Pascal Lemonnier started his professional career in within CS Route as a Tolling Project Manager for Latin America zone. He joined Sofrecom, a subsidiary of France Telecom whose activity consisted in billing and customer care system integration for Telecommunication, as Managing Director of Sofrecom subsidiaries in South Africa and Indonesia. He joined CS ITS Division as Business Development Manager, and then he becomes Business Development Vice President. Pascal acts in particular as bid director for French Truck Tolling 3P project (Ecotaxe) for more than two years.He was Business Development Manager for Egis Projects to develop activities in US and Canada as well as Latin America.
Félix Corral Fernandéz
Félix
Félix Corral Fernandéz
COO ConcesionesSacyr
Félix Corral is now Global Head of Business Development with Sacyr Concesiones, one of the best performing infrastructure developers. With more than 18 years of experience in the infrastructure sector managing and developing projects around the globe. Félix brings a view of the global infrastructure needs and solutions, how the different governments address this matter, how the private sector can help reducing expending through efficiency in managing infrastructure and public services, how capital flows to infrastructure projects in different jurisdictions.
Energy in Mexico - Has the reform gone into a short circuit?
Bryan Carlson
Bryan Carlson
Managing Director, Investment Banking
Barclays
Jaime Perez de Laborda
Jaime Perez de Laborda
Managing Director
Balam Fund
Gabriel Damiani
Gabriel Damiani
Director, Infrastructure Investments
PSP Investments
Diego Canales
Diego Canales
Assistant VP - PE & Infrastructure
GIC
Noé Reza Gómez
Noé Reza Gómez
Director – Infrastructure, Energy & RE
HSBC
Bryan Carlson
Bryan
Bryan Carlson
Managing Director, Investment BankingBarclays
Bryan is a Managing Director in the Latin American M&A team. Bryan has 9 years of investment banking experience at Barclays and Lehman Brothers. Prior to Barclays, Bryan worked for 5 years with two successful media-focused startup ventures in business and product development. Bryan graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. from Columbia University and holds an MBA from the Wharton School, where he was a Joseph Wharton Scholar.
Jaime Perez de Laborda
Jaime
Jaime Perez de Laborda
Managing DirectorBalam Fund
Jaime is Managing Director at Balam Fund. He led the M&A and financing team at Vector Cuatro, focusing on the merchanting operations and financing in the Latin American market (and leading Vector Cuatro's implementation in the region). Previously, he was the Director of one of leading Spanish corporate finance firms, building a 10+ years experience in M&A, assessment and raising capital and debt in a wide range of sector, advising the key venture capital firms and industrial clients in national and cross-boarder transactions.
Gabriel Damiani
Gabriel
Gabriel Damiani
Director, Infrastructure InvestmentsPSP Investments
Gabriel Damiani is Director, Infrastructure Investments, at the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). His responsibilities are focused on the origination, execution and asset management of equity investments, globally. Prior to joining PSP Investments in 2011, Gabriel worked at Bombardier Inc., in mergers and acquisitions, as well as at the National Bank. Gabriel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Montréal, with a minor in Economics from McGill University. He sits on the Boards of Roadis Transportation, PSP Investments’ global toll road platform; and Wind Energy Transmission of Texas, LLC, a power utility company.
Diego Canales
Diego
Diego Canales
Assistant VP - PE & InfrastructureGIC
Diego Canales joined GIC’s Infrastructure team in 2016. He is involved in the origination, execution and asset management of GIC’s investments across the Americas. Before joining GIC, Diego was with Macquarie Capital’s infrastructure team, covering Latin American principal investments and advising clients on M&A transactions across the power & utilities, renewables and transport sectors. Diego holds a double B.A. in Business Administration and International Relations from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.
Noé Reza Gómez
Noé
Noé Reza Gómez
Director – Infrastructure, Energy & REHSBC
Graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering from ITESM (Mexico) and an MBA from University of Bradford / Audencia / Universidad de Deusto, joined HSBC in 2004. Noe has extensive experience in infrastructure including the energy, transportation and engineering & construction sectors, and has been involved in a number of energy and infrastructure deals as well as syndication and capital Markets.
Colombian market - Where are the new shining stars?
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Presidente - CEO
Odinsa
Germán Lleras
Germán Lleras
Director Regional para América Latina
Steer
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Presidente - CEOOdinsa
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri is president of the Odinsa Group. Previously, he worked as vice president for the Caribbean region and legal representative of Cementos Argos and as manager of Industrial Business and national manager of Marketing. He studied Business Administration and specialization in International Marketing at EAFIT University (Medellin). He also did the Advanced Management Program of the University of La Sabana (Bogotá) and the CEO's Management Program of the Kellogg School of Management (Illinois).
Germán Lleras
Germán
Germán Lleras
Director Regional para América LatinaSteer
He is currently the Regional Director of Steer Davies Gleave in Latin America. Much of his recent work has been focused on urban transport planning and advising the structure and delivery of infrastructure transactions. In these assignments, he has advised government, multilateral agencies, Non- governmental organizations and the private sector. Since 2011, he has been in charge of delivering the company strategy in Latin America. He is a Civil Engineer with graduate studies in transport engineering and urban planning.
Energy Discussions
Renewables - Too competitive or still a safe investment?
Co-chairs
Ricardo SzlejfCPPIB
Marcos MeirelesRio Energy
Pierre MoussafirTotal Eren
Eduardo KlepaczGTIS Partners
Fernando GonzalezMorgan Stanley
Carlos BarreraAtlas Renewable Energy
Robert KleinVoltalia do Brasil
Investment in transmission energy - Which countries offer the best environment for investors? long-term vision - will micro-generation growth slow down the expansion of transmission networks?
Co-chairs
Reynaldo FilhoISA CTEEP
Wilson Ferreira Jr.Eletrobras
Energy transition - How foresee and get ready to this shift?
Co-chairs
David TaffSiemens Brasil
Humberto FariasÂmbar Energia
Martin RocherTotal Eren
Ricardo CostaGDSolar
Renewables - Too competitive or still a safe investment?
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo Szlejf
Senior Principal, Infrastructure
CPPIB
Marcos Meireles
Marcos Meireles
CEO
Rio Energy
Pierre Moussafir
Pierre Moussafir
Country Manager, Brazil
Total Eren
Eduardo Klepacz
Eduardo Klepacz
Head of Infrastructure Investments
GTIS Partners
Fernando Gonzalez
Fernando Gonzalez
Vice President
Morgan Stanley
Carlos Barrera
Carlos Barrera
CEO
Atlas Renewable Energy
Robert Klein
Robert Klein
Head of LAtam
Voltalia do Brasil
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo
Ricardo Szlejf
Senior Principal, InfrastructureCPPIB
Ricardo Szlejf joined CPPIB in 2015 as a Senior Principal in the Infrastructure department. Prior to joining CPPIB, Ricardo advised energy and infrastructure clients for over 10 years, at the investment banking teams of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Santander. Ricardo currently serves on the boards of Grupo Costanera (Chile) and Arco Norte (Mexico). Ricardo holds a BS in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas and an MBA from INSEAD.
Marcos Meireles
Marcos
Marcos Meireles
CEORio Energy
Professional with more than 20-year experience. Started his career at Furnas (Eletrobrás) in 1992 as an engineer. From 1999 to 2008, he has worked in specialized consulting firms in projects all over Latin America. After that he founded MDT Energia, a consulting firm to support large investor development of power projects. In 2012, he built Rio Energy with Denham Capital. Under his management, Rio Energy has grown from a company of 3 collaborators to 79, has almost 500.0 MW of wind power plants in commercial operation and more than 2.6 GW of greenfield projects, which represents investments over a USD 1.0 billion. Nowadays, he is a board member of the Brazilian Wind Energy Association.
Pierre Moussafir
Pierre
Pierre Moussafir
Country Manager, BrazilTotal Eren
Graduated and specialized in market finance from Essec Business School in Paris, started to work on the fixed income structuring desk at Société General in London in 2007. Then moved to the energy sector by founding a first solar EPC company dedicated to distributed generation in France building around 30 small PV projects. In 2013 moved to Brazil to start a new solar venture that soon did partner with Eren. Pierre leads the activity for Total Eren in Brazil - 140MW of solar plant under construction / operation - and since 2016 started the business in Argentina focused mainly in the acquisition and auctions, leading to 180MW wind & solar plants currently in construction.
Eduardo Klepacz
Eduardo
Eduardo Klepacz
Head of Infrastructure InvestmentsGTIS Partners
Eduardo Klepacz is Managing Director of GTIS, and is the head of the firm’s Brazil Infrastructure business. Mr Klepacz has more than 10 years of experience in infrastructure investment. For the three years prior to joining GTIS, he worked in the creation of Cubico Sustainable Investments (“Cubico”), where he acted as CEO of Brazil, managing a portfolio of renewable energy projects of $ 350 million in equity investments (620 MW) and led a team of more than 90 employees. Before joining Cubico Brazil, he was the Head of Capital Structuring at Santander Bank, responsible for the proprietary investment in renewable energy. He holds a degree in Economics from ibmec (Insper) and Executive Education in Haas School of Business – UC Berkeley 2012
Fernando Gonzalez
Fernando
Fernando Gonzalez
Vice PresidentMorgan Stanley
Fernando Gonzalez joined Morgan Stanley in 2012 and is a member of the firm’s Latin America Investment Banking Division. At Morgan Stanley, he focuses on coordinating the firm’s power and utilities client coverage effort across Spanish-speaking Latin America as well as M&A and Capital Markets transaction execution. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was involved in both power projects development and strategic consulting to multinational corporations across Latin America. He holds a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Carlos Barrera
Carlos
Carlos Barrera
CEOAtlas Renewable Energy
Carlos Barrera (Ucho) is currently CEO of Atlas Renewable Energy. Before joining Atlas Renewable Energy, Ucho worked at SunEdison for six years, as Managing Director & VP for Latin America where he grew the business from scratch to invest $1bn in a span of 4 years, and develop 500MW+ of projects financed and constructed. Prior to that time, Ucho was at BP in multiple executive roles across Oil & Gas, Cleantech Venture Capital, and Alternative Energy in London, Australia, China and Madrid. Ucho holds an Engineering degree from Lehigh University, a PLD certificate from Harvard University, and an Executive MBA from Kellogg, Northwestern University.
Robert Klein
Robert
Robert Klein
Head of LAtamVoltalia do Brasil
In 2006, Robert Klein participated to the implementation of Voltalia in Brazil, the country which he is still responsible for. After beginning his career in offshore oil drilling in Brazil, Klein participated at the set-up and development of French companies mostly linked to the energy sector in the United States, Middle East and Asia. Robert Klein is graduated in Mathematics from Aix-Marseille University and in Engineering from Centrale Marseille. He holds an MBA in Business Administration from IAE FRANCE - Écoles Universitaires de Management
Investment in transmission energy - Which countries offer the best environment for investors? long-term vision - will micro-generation growth slow down the expansion of transmission networks?
Reynaldo Filho
Reynaldo Filho
CEO
ISA CTEEP
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
CEO
Eletrobras
Reynaldo Filho
Reynaldo
Reynaldo Filho
CEOISA CTEEP
Has a PhD and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Universidade de São Paulo and a Bachelor´s degree in Law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica, São Paulo. He has more than 15 years’ experience in Corporate Finance with outstanding contributions to the public and private sector. Since 2013, he is president of ISA CTEEP, a company in which he also led the Financial and Investor Relations Department.
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
Wilson
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
CEOEletrobras
Wilson Ferreira Jr is CEO of Eletrobras. He graduated in Electrical Engineering at the Engineering School of Mackenzie University, and in Business Administration at Mackenzie University. He holds a master's degree in Energy from USP and holds several specializations, among which Workplace Safety Engineering (Mackenzie University), Marketing (Getúlio Vargas Foundation) and Electric Power Distribution Management (Swedish Power Co.). At Cesp, he held several positions, including Chief Distribution Officer. He was CEO of RGE from, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bandeirante Energia S.A. and CEO of CPFL Paulista. In 2002, he became CEO of CPFL Energia and he was also the Chairman of Abradee and Abdib.
Energy transition - How foresee and get ready to this shift?
David Taff
David Taff
CEO
Siemens Brasil
Humberto Farias
Humberto Farias
CEO
Âmbar Energia
Martin Rocher
Martin Rocher
VP Business Development Latam
Total Eren
Ricardo Costa
Ricardo Costa
Founder & CEO
GDSolar
David Taff
David
David Taff
CEOSiemens Brasil
David Taff is the Vice President of the Energy Finance Equity division of Siemens Financial Services, and CEO of the SFS Investment Company in Brazil. He is responsible for originating and executing power generation investments on behalf of Siemens and in partnership with our Latin American clients. David started his career at Bear, Stearns & Co. as an investment analyst. In this role, he was ranked in the Institutional Investor annual selection of outstanding Latin American securities analysts. David was also the CFO of a Brazilian IPP (independent power producer). Prior to joining SIEMENS, David was the Director at GE responsible for structuring and underwriting investments in strategic transactions in Latin America.
Humberto Farias
Humberto
Humberto Farias
CEOÂmbar Energia
Graduated in Civil Engineering from Mackenzie University, specializing from FGV, USP and IMD (Switzerland). He has been working more than 20 years in executive positions in Brazil and abroad. He was CEO of Renuka do Brasil S.A., Camargo Correa Cimentos S.A., CAVO Serviços e Saneamento S.A., and in Loma Negra CIASA, Argentina. He has been a Board Member of Loma Negra CIASA, Essencis Soluções Ambientais S.A., LOGA Logística Ambiental S.A. He is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of JBS S.A. and Alternate of the Board of Directors of Eldorado Brasil S.A.
Martin Rocher
Martin
Martin Rocher
VP Business Development LatamTotal Eren
Ricardo Costa
Ricardo
Ricardo Costa
Founder & CEOGDSolar
Founding Partner at GD Solar, a company specialized in distributed energy solutions, with the goal of developing, implementing and run DG solar power plants in Brazil. Founding Partner at Service Energy, an energy trader found in 1999. Ricardo is a strategic planning expert, with large experience on buying and selling energy, projecting and implementing generation projects and monitoring regulatory projects for large telecommunication companies. He managed energy purchase contracts of R$3.6 billions/year. Also coordinated the construction of 3 SHP in Brazil and participated as a member of the board in the Ministério de Minas e Energia for writing the rules for incentivized energy. Ricardo holds a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering at USP
Renewables - Too competitive or still a safe investment?
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo Szlejf
Senior Principal, Infrastructure
CPPIB
Marcos Meireles
Marcos Meireles
CEO
Rio Energy
Pierre Moussafir
Pierre Moussafir
Country Manager, Brazil
Total Eren
Eduardo Klepacz
Eduardo Klepacz
Head of Infrastructure Investments
GTIS Partners
Fernando Gonzalez
Fernando Gonzalez
Vice President
Morgan Stanley
Carlos Barrera
Carlos Barrera
CEO
Atlas Renewable Energy
Robert Klein
Robert Klein
Head of LAtam
Voltalia do Brasil
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo
Ricardo Szlejf
Senior Principal, InfrastructureCPPIB
Ricardo Szlejf joined CPPIB in 2015 as a Senior Principal in the Infrastructure department. Prior to joining CPPIB, Ricardo advised energy and infrastructure clients for over 10 years, at the investment banking teams of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Santander. Ricardo currently serves on the boards of Grupo Costanera (Chile) and Arco Norte (Mexico). Ricardo holds a BS in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas and an MBA from INSEAD.
Marcos Meireles
Marcos
Marcos Meireles
CEORio Energy
Professional with more than 20-year experience. Started his career at Furnas (Eletrobrás) in 1992 as an engineer. From 1999 to 2008, he has worked in specialized consulting firms in projects all over Latin America. After that he founded MDT Energia, a consulting firm to support large investor development of power projects. In 2012, he built Rio Energy with Denham Capital. Under his management, Rio Energy has grown from a company of 3 collaborators to 79, has almost 500.0 MW of wind power plants in commercial operation and more than 2.6 GW of greenfield projects, which represents investments over a USD 1.0 billion. Nowadays, he is a board member of the Brazilian Wind Energy Association.
Pierre Moussafir
Pierre
Pierre Moussafir
Country Manager, BrazilTotal Eren
Graduated and specialized in market finance from Essec Business School in Paris, started to work on the fixed income structuring desk at Société General in London in 2007. Then moved to the energy sector by founding a first solar EPC company dedicated to distributed generation in France building around 30 small PV projects. In 2013 moved to Brazil to start a new solar venture that soon did partner with Eren. Pierre leads the activity for Total Eren in Brazil - 140MW of solar plant under construction / operation - and since 2016 started the business in Argentina focused mainly in the acquisition and auctions, leading to 180MW wind & solar plants currently in construction.
Eduardo Klepacz
Eduardo
Eduardo Klepacz
Head of Infrastructure InvestmentsGTIS Partners
Eduardo Klepacz is Managing Director of GTIS, and is the head of the firm’s Brazil Infrastructure business. Mr Klepacz has more than 10 years of experience in infrastructure investment. For the three years prior to joining GTIS, he worked in the creation of Cubico Sustainable Investments (“Cubico”), where he acted as CEO of Brazil, managing a portfolio of renewable energy projects of $ 350 million in equity investments (620 MW) and led a team of more than 90 employees. Before joining Cubico Brazil, he was the Head of Capital Structuring at Santander Bank, responsible for the proprietary investment in renewable energy. He holds a degree in Economics from ibmec (Insper) and Executive Education in Haas School of Business – UC Berkeley 2012
Fernando Gonzalez
Fernando
Fernando Gonzalez
Vice PresidentMorgan Stanley
Fernando Gonzalez joined Morgan Stanley in 2012 and is a member of the firm’s Latin America Investment Banking Division. At Morgan Stanley, he focuses on coordinating the firm’s power and utilities client coverage effort across Spanish-speaking Latin America as well as M&A and Capital Markets transaction execution. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was involved in both power projects development and strategic consulting to multinational corporations across Latin America. He holds a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Carlos Barrera
Carlos
Carlos Barrera
CEOAtlas Renewable Energy
Carlos Barrera (Ucho) is currently CEO of Atlas Renewable Energy. Before joining Atlas Renewable Energy, Ucho worked at SunEdison for six years, as Managing Director & VP for Latin America where he grew the business from scratch to invest $1bn in a span of 4 years, and develop 500MW+ of projects financed and constructed. Prior to that time, Ucho was at BP in multiple executive roles across Oil & Gas, Cleantech Venture Capital, and Alternative Energy in London, Australia, China and Madrid. Ucho holds an Engineering degree from Lehigh University, a PLD certificate from Harvard University, and an Executive MBA from Kellogg, Northwestern University.
Robert Klein
Robert
Robert Klein
Head of LAtamVoltalia do Brasil
In 2006, Robert Klein participated to the implementation of Voltalia in Brazil, the country which he is still responsible for. After beginning his career in offshore oil drilling in Brazil, Klein participated at the set-up and development of French companies mostly linked to the energy sector in the United States, Middle East and Asia. Robert Klein is graduated in Mathematics from Aix-Marseille University and in Engineering from Centrale Marseille. He holds an MBA in Business Administration from IAE FRANCE - Écoles Universitaires de Management
Investment in transmission energy - Which countries offer the best environment for investors? long-term vision - will micro-generation growth slow down the expansion of transmission networks?
Reynaldo Filho
Reynaldo Filho
CEO
ISA CTEEP
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
CEO
Eletrobras
Reynaldo Filho
Reynaldo
Reynaldo Filho
CEOISA CTEEP
Has a PhD and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Universidade de São Paulo and a Bachelor´s degree in Law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica, São Paulo. He has more than 15 years’ experience in Corporate Finance with outstanding contributions to the public and private sector. Since 2013, he is president of ISA CTEEP, a company in which he also led the Financial and Investor Relations Department.
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
Wilson
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
CEOEletrobras
Wilson Ferreira Jr is CEO of Eletrobras. He graduated in Electrical Engineering at the Engineering School of Mackenzie University, and in Business Administration at Mackenzie University. He holds a master's degree in Energy from USP and holds several specializations, among which Workplace Safety Engineering (Mackenzie University), Marketing (Getúlio Vargas Foundation) and Electric Power Distribution Management (Swedish Power Co.). At Cesp, he held several positions, including Chief Distribution Officer. He was CEO of RGE from, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bandeirante Energia S.A. and CEO of CPFL Paulista. In 2002, he became CEO of CPFL Energia and he was also the Chairman of Abradee and Abdib.
Energy transition - How foresee and get ready to this shift?
David Taff
David Taff
CEO
Siemens Brasil
Humberto Farias
Humberto Farias
CEO
Âmbar Energia
Martin Rocher
Martin Rocher
VP Business Development Latam
Total Eren
Ricardo Costa
Ricardo Costa
Founder & CEO
GDSolar
David Taff
David
David Taff
CEOSiemens Brasil
David Taff is the Vice President of the Energy Finance Equity division of Siemens Financial Services, and CEO of the SFS Investment Company in Brazil. He is responsible for originating and executing power generation investments on behalf of Siemens and in partnership with our Latin American clients. David started his career at Bear, Stearns & Co. as an investment analyst. In this role, he was ranked in the Institutional Investor annual selection of outstanding Latin American securities analysts. David was also the CFO of a Brazilian IPP (independent power producer). Prior to joining SIEMENS, David was the Director at GE responsible for structuring and underwriting investments in strategic transactions in Latin America.
Humberto Farias
Humberto
Humberto Farias
CEOÂmbar Energia
Graduated in Civil Engineering from Mackenzie University, specializing from FGV, USP and IMD (Switzerland). He has been working more than 20 years in executive positions in Brazil and abroad. He was CEO of Renuka do Brasil S.A., Camargo Correa Cimentos S.A., CAVO Serviços e Saneamento S.A., and in Loma Negra CIASA, Argentina. He has been a Board Member of Loma Negra CIASA, Essencis Soluções Ambientais S.A., LOGA Logística Ambiental S.A. He is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of JBS S.A. and Alternate of the Board of Directors of Eldorado Brasil S.A.
Martin Rocher
Martin
Martin Rocher
VP Business Development LatamTotal Eren
Ricardo Costa
Ricardo
Ricardo Costa
Founder & CEOGDSolar
Founding Partner at GD Solar, a company specialized in distributed energy solutions, with the goal of developing, implementing and run DG solar power plants in Brazil. Founding Partner at Service Energy, an energy trader found in 1999. Ricardo is a strategic planning expert, with large experience on buying and selling energy, projecting and implementing generation projects and monitoring regulatory projects for large telecommunication companies. He managed energy purchase contracts of R$3.6 billions/year. Also coordinated the construction of 3 SHP in Brazil and participated as a member of the board in the Ministério de Minas e Energia for writing the rules for incentivized energy. Ricardo holds a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering at USP
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Advisory Board MembersAdvisory Board Members
Alonso García Tamés
Alonso García Tamés
Director General Latinoamérica
CDPQ Capital Mexico
Andre Clark
Andre Clark
President and CEO
Siemens Brasil
Com mais de 100 anos de atuação no país, a Siemens transforma sua excelência em eletrificação, automação e digitalização em soluções para romper fronteiras e levar a engenhosidade aos brasileiros.
Andrés García Novel
Andrés García Novel
Principal Investment Officer
International Finance Corporation
Beatriz Alva
Beatriz Alva
Corporate Director
Petroperú
Petroperú is a Peruvian state-owned petroleum company. Its activities include transport, refinery and commercialization of fuel and other oil derivatives. It's properties include the oilfield, La Brea y Pariñas, the Tallara Refinary, among other assets.
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Partner
Baker McKenzie
Bernardo Serafim
Bernardo Serafim
Head for Latin America Development
Vinci Concessions
Global concession player supports its clients in design, financing, project management, operation and maintenance of major public infrastructure projects in the areas of transportation.
Bruno Werneck
Bruno Werneck
Partner
Mattos Filho
Mattos Filho is structured to provide clients with top-notch services in various legal areas in a coordinated and integrated manner.
Carlos Mario Caro
Carlos Mario Caro
Gerente General
Red de Energía del Perú
César Augusto Ramírez Rojas
César Augusto Ramírez Rojas
ISA CTEEP
The main transmission company in Brazil, ISA CTEEP transports about 24% of all electricity produced in the country and almost 100% in the State of São Paulo.
César Ramírez
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio Manager
Credicorp Capital
Credicorp is Peru’s largest financial holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Credicorp provides commercial banking, microlending, insurance, pension fund management and financial advisory services at an international level.
Dênio Cidreira
Dênio Cidreira
President
Fonte Nova Negócios e Participações
Fonte Nova Arena is a consolidated event venue, housing a wide range of corporate and entertainment events, as well as touristic activities. By the end of the year, about 1m people should pass through or attend sporting an non-sporting events at Arena.
Eduardo Ramos de la Cajiga
Eduardo Ramos de la Cajiga
CEO
CKD IM
Emilio Uquillas
Emilio Uquillas
Director Representative in Mexico
CAF Development Bank of Latin America
Guilherme Caixeta
Guilherme Caixeta
Senior Vice President, Infrastructure
GIC
GIC is a sovereign wealth fund established by the Government of Singapore to manage its foreign reserves with the aim to achieve good long-term returns above global inflation. The fund's assets had been estimated at US$359 billion.
Hector Gomez Ang
Hector Gomez Ang
Country Head Brazil
International Finance Corporation
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment Banking
Grupo Bancolombia
Subsidiary of Grupo Bancolombia, Colombia's largest bank, specializing in structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, capital investments and capital markets.
José Guilherme Souza
José Guilherme Souza
Senior Partner
Vinci Partners
Investor in companies and projects related to infrastructure sector in Brazil.
Leonardo Vianna
Leonardo Vianna
CEO
CCR Aeroportos
It's Grupo CCR’s first company to have a business portfolio outside Brazil. It's responsible for the management of Quito Airport, Curaçao Airport, San José Airport, Belo Horizonte Airport, and Total Airport Services (TAS).
Lina Madrid
Lina Madrid
Directora Infrastructura
SURA Asset Management
Marcos Almeida
Marcos Almeida
Managing Partner
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Partner and Chief Executive Officer
MIP - EXI CKD
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Presidente - CEO
Odinsa
Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
CIO - Colombia & Peru
International Finance Corporation
Multilateral global development institution focused exclusively on supporting private sector development in developing markets.
Renato Sucupira
Renato Sucupira
President
BF Capital
BF CAPITAL is a financial advisory engaged in the implementation of tailored financial solutions according to business and client needs.
Reynaldo Filho
Reynaldo Filho
CEO
ISA CTEEP
The main transmission company in Brazil, ISA CTEEP transports about 24% of all electricity produced in the country and almost 100% in the State of São Paulo.
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo Szlejf
Senior Principal, Infrastructure
CPPIB
Investment management organization that invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan on behalf of its 20 million Canadian contributors and beneficiaries.
Sylvia Coutinho
Sylvia Coutinho
Head of WM Latam & Country Head UBSGroup
UBS
Present in 54 countries, UBS is dedicated to serving private, institutional and corporate clients, with excellence in investment advice and solutions. UBS is one of the world's largest and most respected wealth managers.
Vicente Tuesta
Vicente Tuesta
Gerente General
Profuturo AFP
Alonso García Tamés
Alonso
Alonso García Tamés
Director General LatinoaméricaCDPQ Capital Mexico
Based in Mexico City, Alonso plays a key role in developing and managing CDPQ's investments in Mexico and Latin American region. He also establishes and maintains close relationships with key public and private institutions to reinforce CDPQ’s positioning as a long-term partner and investor in the LA region. Before joining CDPQ México, since 2011, he was Corporate Managing Director, Public Sector and Capital Markets – Latin America at Citi and Banamex. Previously, Alonso worked as Chief Executive Officer of Banobras and Deputy Minister of Finance and Public Credit in the Mexican Ministry of Finance. He also held several positions at the Central Bank of Mexico over almost 20 years, including as General Director of Operations.
Andre Clark
Andre
Andre Clark
President and CEOSiemens Brasil
André Clark began his career in the Pulp&Paper industry in 1995. He has 17 years of experience in Energy, Oil&Gas, Manufacturing, Logistics and Infrastructure areas. He was CEO of Acciona for Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay. Now, Mr Clark is the President and CEO of Siemens Brazil, since November, 1st. He holds Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and MBA in Finance and Operations Management from New York University Stern School of Business.
Andrés García Novel
Andrés
Andrés García Novel
Principal Investment OfficerInternational Finance Corporation
Focused in origination, structuring and management of debt and equity investments since 2006, Andres is currently based in Mexico City, where he moved from Washington DC in November 2014 and from where he now leads IFC’s infrastructure business origination in Mexico and Central America. He has more than 12 years of emerging market investment experience, including 10 years in the energy sector with IFC globally. His responsibilities currently also include originating and structuring equity transactions comprising co- investment opportunities in Mexico for the US$1.2 billion China-Mexico Fund managed by IFC’s Asset Management Company. He received an MBA from the IESE Business School (Barcelona, Spain) in 2006.
Beatriz Alva
Beatriz
Beatriz Alva
Corporate DirectorPetroperú
Lawyer by the University of Lima, post graduated in Labour Relations by the John Hopkins University in partnership with the university of Bologna, Italy; Beatriz is specialist in Labour Market law and social security, Corporate social responsibility, public management, social politics analysis and social communication. With more than 24 years of professional experience. Currently is Corporate Director of Communications and Social Management at PETROPERU S/A,
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Benjamín
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
PartnerBaker McKenzie
Benjamín Torres-Barrón leads Baker McKenzie's Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Practice Group in Mexico. He handles all legal matters related to the development of real estate, mining, infrastructure and major projects, and advises clients on the development of projects relating to electricity, oil, gas, fuels, water, waste, LPG, LNG, biofuels, energy efficiency and public bids called by Mexican government agencies. Benjamín also represents clients before the regulatory authorities and agencies in matters regarding permitting for energy projects, and advises clients on maritime and navigation matters, due diligence, contracts and financing, as well as regulatory issues.
Bernardo Serafim
Bernardo
Bernardo Serafim
Head for Latin America DevelopmentVinci Concessions
Bernardo Serafim is Development Director of VINCI Concessions for Latin America and Executive Director of Vinci Highways. Holds a Civil Engineer degree from the Technical Superior Institute, a Master's Degree in Business Administration by Indeg-ISCTE Business School from Lisbon, an MBA degree from Catholic University & Nova University (Lisbon MBA) and a Diploma in Leadership Development Program from IBMEC. Before joining VINCI Concessions, he worked in several geographies and positions: Project manager in several infrastructure projects, Country Manager for Spain, Business Development Director for Mozambique, South Africa ,Tanzania and later for Europe and Euroasia. Finally served as General Manager for Colombia, Peru and Ecuador.
Bruno Werneck
Bruno
Bruno Werneck
PartnerMattos Filho
Bruno counsels Brazilian and foreign clients on matters related to infrastructure projects, energy, oil and gas and mining. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions transactions, concessions, public-private partnerships, including PMIs, government purchases, project financing, tax; incentives and regulatory matters. He worked as a foreign associate in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, and was a partner in the American law Firm of Mayer Brown. He is a Professor of graduate courses at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).
Carlos Mario Caro
Carlos
Carlos Mario Caro
Gerente GeneralRed de Energía del Perú
César Augusto Ramírez Rojas
César
César Augusto Ramírez Rojas
ISA CTEEP
César Ramírez
César
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio ManagerCredicorp Capital
César Ramirez holds a MBA at the Kellog School of Management, MPA at the Kennedy School of Government Harvard. Has more than 20 years experience in investments. Former Managing Director of Petroperú, before starting in Credicorp worked as managing director at Trafigura Colombia, ING Funds, was Vice-president at AIC International Investments and held the position of investments specialist at IFC.
Dênio Cidreira
Dênio
Dênio Cidreira
PresidentFonte Nova Negócios e Participações
Dênio Cidreira is President of Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova. He is a chemical engineer graduated from UFBA and holds an MBA from FGV and Cranfield (England). He also took the Harvard Business School Product Innovation Leadership Course and the IBGC Management Advisor Course. He previously held positions in the Odebrecht Group, which he joined as Braskem's New Business Manager and gained executive experience by being part the board of several companies within the group: Santo Antonio Energia, Odebrecht Ambiental and Odebrecht Properties.
Eduardo Ramos de la Cajiga
Eduardo
Eduardo Ramos de la Cajiga
CEOCKD IM
Since 2015, Eduardo is the CEO of CKD Mexico Infrastructure, an infrastructure fund with US $ 1,000 AUM. Eduardo has over 20 years of experience in the execution of investment banking transactions, financing of infrastructure projects in Mexico, Europe and the United States. Eduardo received his BA in Business Administration and a Masters in International Business from the ITAM. Throughout his career, he has led the structuring and financial closure of several transactions in the market, among which stand out the largest photo voltaic-de Peru solar plant, in the amount of US $ 170 million and the securitization of toll of the Monterrey-Cadereyta highway in the amount of US $ 200 million.
Emilio Uquillas
Emilio
Emilio Uquillas
Director Representative in MexicoCAF Development Bank of Latin America
Guilherme Caixeta
Guilherme
Guilherme Caixeta
Senior Vice President, InfrastructureGIC
Hector Gomez Ang
Hector
Hector Gomez Ang
Country Head BrazilInternational Finance Corporation
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment BankingGrupo Bancolombia
Since May 2016, Jean Pierre Serani is the Head of the Investment Banking division of Bancolombia, where he is in charge of the M&A, DCM/ECM, Project, Corporate and Acquisition Finance, Merchant Banking and Special Situations teams. Previously, for three years he was the CEO of Valores Bancolombia, the bank´s brokerage unit and the Head of the Sales & Trading division. Before 2013, he held several positions on the Investment Banking division for more than eight years. Mr. Serani received his undergraduate degree in Business from Universidad EAFIT and his MBA degree from Georgia Institute of Technology as a Fulbright Scholar.
José Guilherme Souza
José
José Guilherme Souza
Senior PartnerVinci Partners
Mr Souza has been with Vinci Partners since inception, and had been manager of FIP Brasil Energia while at Banco Pactual until 2009. At Vinci, Mr Souza was responsible for monitoring the investment in Equatorial Energia until 2015 and has served as board member of Celpa (Centrais Eletrica do Para), Cecrisa, and is still at the board of Grupo CBO. He holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Escola Federal de Engenharia de Itajubá (EFEI) and an MBA with a major in Corporate Finance and Accounting from University of Rochester, New York (Beta Gamma Sigma award).
Leonardo Vianna
Leonardo
Leonardo Vianna
CEOCCR Aeroportos
Leonardo Vianna has a degree in civil engenieering from FUMEC - Fundação Mineira de Eduação e Cultura and a law degree from UNIP – Universidade Paulista. Participated in major road engineering projects as Ring Road - Anel Rodoviário de Belo Horizonte (MG), highway - Rodovia dos Bandeirantes (SP), railroad - Ferrovia do Aço (MG) and railroad - Ferrovia dos Carajás (PA) in Brazil and Expressway Nº1 in Iraq. He took part in the implementation of the highway concession Rodovia Presidente Dutra (SP-RJ) from its inception until 2002 when he was appointed CCR’S New Business Officer, position he holds ultil now, responsible for the acquisition of assets and participation in the bidding for new opportunities aiming the growth of the CCR Group.
Lina Madrid
Lina
Lina Madrid
Directora InfrastructuraSURA Asset Management
Lina Madrid is a Engineer, holds a MBA from the Technological Institute and Higher Education of Monterrey Mexico and Master in Finance from the School of Senior Management and Administration of Barcelona, ​​Spain. Has more than 10 years of experience in the financial sector and infrastructure. Former Director of Investments and Investor Services for Construcciones El Cóndor S.A. Ex-Manager of Segment Construction and Transportation in the Bancolombia Group. Currently works as Director of Infrastructure at AM SURA.
Marcos Almeida
Marcos
Marcos Almeida
Managing PartnerBrookfield Infrastructure Partners
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Mario
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Partner and Chief Executive OfficerMIP - EXI CKD
Mr. Mario Gabriel Budebo obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. He obtained a masters degree and PhD, both in Economics, at UCLA. He is founder and CEO of Mexico Infrastructure Partners, a company that manages funds, aimed to the Energy and Infrastructure sectors in Mexico. Mr. Gabriel Budebo has made most of his professional career in the Mexican Government, designing public policies in several areas such as taxation, development banking, public finance, pension regulation and hydrocarbons. Mr. Gabriel was awarded with the National Banamex Prize on Economics, Tlacaélel Prize on Economic Consulting and received the Professional Merit Award from ITAM.
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Presidente - CEOOdinsa
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri is president of the Odinsa Group. Previously, he worked as vice president for the Caribbean region and legal representative of Cementos Argos and as manager of Industrial Business and national manager of Marketing. He studied Business Administration and specialization in International Marketing at EAFIT University (Medellin). He also did the Advanced Management Program of the University of La Sabana (Bogotá) and the CEO's Management Program of the Kellogg School of Management (Illinois).
Miguel Toledo
Miguel
Miguel Toledo
CIO - Colombia & PeruInternational Finance Corporation
Mr Toledo has more than 15 years of experience structuring financing for power, gas, transport, and water projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is currently a Chief Investment Officer within IFC's Latin America Infrastructure and Natural Resources group, leading IFC's efforts in Central America, the Caribbean and the Andean regions. Prior to joining IFC in 2005, Mr. Toledo worked at CAF and Citigroup. Mr. Toledo holds a bachelor degree in civil engineering from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia and a Masters in Business Administration from McGill University in Montreal.
Renato Sucupira
Renato
Renato Sucupira
PresidentBF Capital
Civil Engineer from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and MBA in Corporate Finance from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-RJ). Renato worked at BNDES between 1986 and 2004, with its main role being Director of BNDES-EXIM. Over the past seven years he has led an independent financial advisory company, with operations surpassing R$ 15 billion in project financing.
Reynaldo Filho
Reynaldo
Reynaldo Filho
CEOISA CTEEP
Has a PhD and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Universidade de São Paulo and a Bachelor´s degree in Law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica, São Paulo. He has more than 15 years’ experience in Corporate Finance with outstanding contributions to the public and private sector. Since 2013, he is president of ISA CTEEP, a company in which he also led the Financial and Investor Relations Department.
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo
Ricardo Szlejf
Senior Principal, InfrastructureCPPIB
Ricardo Szlejf joined CPPIB in 2015 as a Senior Principal in the Infrastructure department. Prior to joining CPPIB, Ricardo advised energy and infrastructure clients for over 10 years, at the investment banking teams of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Santander. Ricardo currently serves on the boards of Grupo Costanera (Chile) and Arco Norte (Mexico). Ricardo holds a BS in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas and an MBA from INSEAD.
Sylvia Coutinho
Sylvia
Sylvia Coutinho
Head of WM Latam & Country Head UBSGroupUBS
CEO of UBS in Brazil, Sylvia is responsible for all business lines, including the country's largest brokerage firm, Investment Banking and Wealth Management. She was responsible for the strategic direction and management of Retail Banking, Insurance, Wealth Management and Asset Management for HSBC across Latin America. She joined HSBC and held a number of positions including CEO of Asset Management for the Americas and Emerging Markets. She began her career at Citigroup in Brazil, acting in the United States, Europe and Asia. She holds a BS in Engineering from the USP – Brazil, and an MBA from Columbia University. Is currently a member of the Board of Edenred, Brazil Foundation NGO and also supports Instituto Ayrton Senna.
Vicente Tuesta
Vicente
Vicente Tuesta
Gerente GeneralProfuturo AFP
Melissa Dalla Rosa
Project Leader
Melissa Dalla Rosa
Head of Infrastructure Latam
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Melissa Dalla Rosa
Melissa
Melissa Dalla Rosa
Head of Infrastructure LatamGRI Club
Melissa Dalla Rosa é Diretora de Infraestrutura e atua principalmente na expansão do GRI Club Infra na América Latina. Graduada em Comunicação Social – Relações Públicas pela Unisinos (RS), Pós-graduada Publicidade Institucional, Comunicação Multimídia e Organização de Eventos pela Universidade de Florença – Itália, onde viveu por sete anos, está concluindo um MBA em Gestão do Agronegócio pela ESALQ/USP. Possui mais de 10 anos de experiência na área de relações públicas e eventos.
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Accenture
CCR Aeroportos
Manesco Advogados
Sectoral Club Partners
ABB
Baker McKenzie
Deloitte
Graña y Montero
JLT
John Deere
Stocche Forbes Advogados
Industry Partner
Global Infrastructure Hub
http://www.accenture.com/
Brazil
Accenture is a leading global professional services company,providing solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. With experience across more than 40 industries and clients in more than 120 countries,Accenture drives innovation.
It's Grupo CCR’s first company to have a business portfolio outside Brazil. It's responsible for the management of Quito Airport, Curaçao Airport, San José Airport, Belo Horizonte Airport, and Total Airport Services (TAS).
http://www.manesco.com.br/
Brazil
Manesco figura entre as três principais bancas do País nas áreas de Infraestrutura e Direito Regulatório desde a primeira edição da publicação especializada Análise Advocacia 500, veiculada em 2006.
http://www.new.abb.com
Brasil
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees.
http://www.deloitte.com
Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries.
http://www.granaymontero.com.pe
Peru
We are a Peruvian company with more than 84 years of experience, organized into three business lines: Engineering and Construction, Infrastructure and Real Estate. We have permanent operations in Peru, Chile, and Colombia, which allow us to offer our services at a regional market.  And have participated in the development of projects in 13 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting in all of them the excellence of our operations and our responsibility with the development of the communities in which we operate.

Our vision of being the most reliable engineering and infrastructure company in Latin America demonstrates our commitment to do things well and work with the highest management standards to gain the trust of our customers.
http://www.brasil.jlt.com/
JLT Specialty (JLT) provides insurance broking, risk management and claims consulting services to large and international companies. Our success comes from building service teams who work side-by-side with clients, our network and the market to deliver responses which are carefully considered from all angles. JLT Construction is the leading specialist broker for owners, contractors, and providers of project funding. With over 400 construction specialists across the world our team is experienced in understanding both the local and global concerns that our clients face. For 30 years our collaborative approach has delivered efficient solutions that set new industry standards – ensuring greater protection for project owners, contractors, government departments, developers, and investors. Our specialization enables us to have a extended understanding of each client’s business environment, allowing us to design customized products and services that actively deliver value for our clients.
https://www.deere.com.br
Brasil
John Deere is a global leader for agricultural and forestry machines production and also a major manufacturer of heavy equipments for construction and mining. Due to the company’s vision of the future based on innovation, John Deere invests millions of dollars per day in research and development. Recently, the company launched its Parts Distribution Center and two construction factories. These and other actions shows the commitment to the brazilian agriculture and infraestructure sectors. In Brazil, John Deere has four thousand employees, alocated in five factories and the Regional Office.
Formado por um grupo de profissionais com extensa experiência e que estão prontos para atenderem as mais complexas transações, o Stocche Forbes Advogados é um escritório full-service localizado em São Paulo, no Rio de Janeiro e em Brasília.
http://globalinfrastructurehub.org/
Australia
The Global Infrastructure Hub is the only organisation dedicated solely to infrastructure in both developed and emerging markets.

We focus on collaborating with governments, the private sector, multilateral development banks and other international organisations to promote the enabling environment that will allow the identification and development of infrastructure projects that are high-quality, resilient, sustainable and needed, in a rapidly-evolving world.

Our aim is to help bridge the gap between public and private sectors, helping governments unlock trillions of dollars in private investment to fund much needed public infrastructure, creating productive economies and more liveable cities.
Some confirmed participantsSome confirmed participants
Adriano Giudice
Adriano Giudice
Utilities Industry Leader for LATAM
Alberto Faro
Alberto Faro
Partner
Alberto Zoffmann
Alberto Zoffmann
Partner - Head of Project Finance
Alex Greenbaum
Alex Greenbaum
Senior Vice President, Infrastructure
Alfredo Ramirez
Alfredo Ramirez
Co-Head Project Finance Americas
Andre Clark
Andre Clark
President and CEO
André Dabus
André Dabus
Director of Infra.,Power & Utilities,SVP
André De Angelo
André De Angelo
Country Director, Brazil
Anton Kobzev
Anton Kobzev
Principal, Infrastructure & NR
Beatriz Alva
Beatriz Alva
Corporate Director
Bernardo Serafim
Bernardo Serafim
Head for Latin America Development
Bibop Gresta
Bibop Gresta
Chairman & Co-Founder
Bill McMurry
Bill McMurry
Special Agent for the Corruption Squad
Bruno Sena
Bruno Sena
CEO
Adriano Giudice
Adriano
Adriano Giudice
Utilities Industry Leader for LATAMAccenture
Adriano is the Utilities Industry Leader for LATAM, based on São Paulo office. He has over 25 years experience in business and technology consulting, leading complex transformation programs for large corporations, dedicated to the Utilities Industry. His Utilities Industry expertise in the context of Energy Transition is focused on Digital Grid for Transmission and Distribution and Energy Consumer Transformation. Adriano holds a B.S. In Chemical Engineering from Mackenzie University, an MBA from ITA/ESPM and an executive extension program from MIT
Alberto Faro
Alberto
Alberto Faro
PartnerMachado Meyer Advogados
Specialist in local and cross border projects financings, financial structured transactions and construction contracts, provides legal assistance in structuring, negotiating and reviewing terms in the implementation of financing operations through all the stages and on the various adopted structures. Can assist both the project company and its shareholders or financers, and has great experience with local and international financers, commercial banks, investment funds, construction companies, investors, multilateral and development agencies. Has previous experience in projects and financings in areas of knowledge such as electrical energy, mining, highways, oil and gas, sanitation, aviation, logistics and railways.
Alberto Zoffmann
Alberto
Alberto Zoffmann
Partner - Head of Project FinanceXP Investimentos
Alex Greenbaum
Alex
Alex Greenbaum
Senior Vice President, InfrastructureGIC
Mr. Greenbaum joined GIC’s Infrastructure team in 2015. He is responsible for the origination, execution and asset management of GIC’s infrastructure investments in North America. Prior to joining GIC, Alex was an investment banker at UBS advising public and private sector clients on infrastructure mandates, including the structuring of public-private partnerships and the acquisition, sale and financing of infrastructure related companies. Before his tenure at UBS, Mr. Greenbaum worked in the United States Supreme Court and United States Congress. He holds a BA with honors from Harvard University.
Alfredo Ramirez
Alfredo
Alfredo Ramirez
Co-Head Project Finance AmericasKDB Bank
Alfredo has over 15 years of experience in the origination, structuring and execution of project financings. As Co-Head of Project Finance Americas at KDB Bank, he is responsible for sourcing project financings across the power and renewables, infrastructure and natural resources sectors in the US, Canada, and the investment grade countries in Latin America. Under his lead, the bank has acted as Mandated Lead Arranger for a large number of project finance transactions across a diverse range of industries and countries. Some of his most notable transactions include the Los Angeles Airport-Automated People Mover, the Laguna Solar Project in Mexico, the Aela Wind Portfolio in Chile, and Highway 427 in Canada.
Andre Clark
Andre
Andre Clark
President and CEOSiemens Brasil
André Clark began his career in the Pulp&Paper industry in 1995. He has 17 years of experience in Energy, Oil&Gas, Manufacturing, Logistics and Infrastructure areas. He was CEO of Acciona for Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay. Now, Mr Clark is the President and CEO of Siemens Brazil, since November, 1st. He holds Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and MBA in Finance and Operations Management from New York University Stern School of Business.
André Dabus
André
André Dabus
Director of Infra.,Power & Utilities,SVPMarsh Brasil
André Dabus is Director of Infrastructure, Power & Utility of Marsh Brasil , insurance broker authorized by Susep and lawyer formed by PUC-SP. He holds a postgraduate degree in Infrastructure Law from the FGV- SP and an executive MBA from Fundação Don Cabral. He is also professor of the MBA of Insurance and Reinsurance Law of ESSP- Escola Superior de Seguros Privados.
André De Angelo
André
André De Angelo
Country Director, BrazilACCIONA
Country Director of ACCIONA Infraestructuras in Brazil, he is a Civil Engineer with an MBA in Business and Commercial Management. He began his career as a Construction Engineer at Andrade Gutierrez, where he worked for 17 years and was the Director of the Latin America Market, responding to the commercial and operational management of the company's projects in Argentina, Venezuela, Peru, among others. He also worked for 2 years as Executive Director for the Southern Cone region at Pentech, a multinational company of EPCenergy and industrial projects. At ACCIONA,with his strategic vision and experience in contract management, he is responsible for developing business in the areas of construction, concessions, industrial, water and services.
Anton Kobzev
Anton
Anton Kobzev
Principal, Infrastructure & NROntario Teachers' Pension Plan
Anton Kobzev is a Principal in the Latin America Infrastructure team within the Infrastructure and Natural Resources group at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. He has been involved in the infrastructure sector for five years and has significant experience in structuring and executing investments in North and South America. In his current role, Anton is part of a team that covers the infrastructure sector in Latin America, with a focus on Mexico and Brazil. Prior to Teachers’, he has worked in investment banking with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Canada. Anton holds a BCom degree in Finance and Economics from Rotman Commerce at the University of Toronto. He is a CFA charterholder.
Beatriz Alva
Beatriz
Beatriz Alva
Corporate DirectorPetroperú
Lawyer by the University of Lima, post graduated in Labour Relations by the John Hopkins University in partnership with the university of Bologna, Italy; Beatriz is specialist in Labour Market law and social security, Corporate social responsibility, public management, social politics analysis and social communication. With more than 24 years of professional experience. Currently is Corporate Director of Communications and Social Management at PETROPERU S/A,
Bernardo Serafim
Bernardo
Bernardo Serafim
Head for Latin America DevelopmentVinci Concessions
Bernardo Serafim is Development Director of VINCI Concessions for Latin America and Executive Director of Vinci Highways. Holds a Civil Engineer degree from the Technical Superior Institute, a Master's Degree in Business Administration by Indeg-ISCTE Business School from Lisbon, an MBA degree from Catholic University & Nova University (Lisbon MBA) and a Diploma in Leadership Development Program from IBMEC. Before joining VINCI Concessions, he worked in several geographies and positions: Project manager in several infrastructure projects, Country Manager for Spain, Business Development Director for Mozambique, South Africa ,Tanzania and later for Europe and Euroasia. Finally served as General Manager for Colombia, Peru and Ecuador.
Bibop Gresta
Bibop
Bibop Gresta
Chairman & Co-FounderHyperloop Transportation Technologies
As the CoFounder/Chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Bibop leads a team of 800 professionals in 40 countries that span 6 continents. HTT was the first firm to begin development of the Hyperloop™ and is the largest firm ever built upon a collaborative business ecosystem, under Bibop’s leadership, has been revolutionizing both mobility and the outdated business model. Bibop also cofounded the influential startup incubator Digital Magics, which has served as the catalyst for the launching of more than 70 firms. In addition to his entrepreneurial successes, he is a world renowned speaker on issues ranging from ethical entrepreneurship to mobility. Bibop has keynoted at events that range from the WEF and UN to TedTalk and MTV.
Bill McMurry
Bill
Bill McMurry
Special Agent for the Corruption SquadFBI
William McMurry Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) - International Corruption Squad, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), New York Division Supervisory Special Agent William McMurry has been a Special Agent with the FBI for 22 years. He has spent the majority of his career investigating international organized crime. SSA McMurry was selected in July 2015 as the supervisor of a newly formed International Corruption Squad in the New York Field Division. SSA McMurry supervises investigations involving violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, International Money Laundering related to Kleptocracy/foreign corruption and International Anti-Trust matters.
Bruno Sena
Bruno
Bruno Sena
CEOBMPI
He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, having started his career in the financial market at Banco Opportunity. He was previously Managing Director at Internet Group, company integrated by iG, BrTurbo and iBest. In 2009, he joined Angra Infra as Managing Partner, where he could manage a wide range of investment in infrastructure. In 2013, he founded Barbosa Mello Investimentos, an infrastructure investment holding company. The company currently has investments in sectors such as water, energy, social infrastructure, street lighting and transports.
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