Infra Latin America GRI 2019
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Infra Latin America GRI 2019

16 - 17 May
The Roosevelt Hotel - New York

Infra Latin America GRI is a gathering of senior level Latin American and International infrastructure investors, financiers, holdings and operators.

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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.

About the eventAbout the event

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.
Among the confirmed attendees for this edition are key executives, such as: André De Angelo (Acciona), David Tarac (ADP International), Carlos Barrera (Atlas Renewable Energy), José María Zertuche (BlackRock Real Assets), Teresa Vernaglia (BRK Ambiental), César Cañedo-Arguelles (CIFI), Justine Leigh-Bell (Climate Bonds Initiative), Wilson Ferreira Jr. (Eletrobras), Balint Szentivanyi (Fraport), Willem Sutherland (ING Wholesale Banking), Andrés García Novel (International Finance Corporation), Mauricio Ossa Echeverri (Odinsa), Juan Camargo (OMERS Infrastructure), Stacey Purcell (Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan), José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo (Red de Energía del Perú), Luis de la Peña (ROADIS), Félix Corral Fernandéz (Sacyr), Catiana Garcia-Kilroy (The World Bank), Carolyn Hansard (TRS - Teacher Retirement System of Texas), Bernardo Serafim (Vinci Concessions), and many others. 
 

Over 300 executives from:
 


South America

Argentina
Chile
Brazil
Ecuador
Colombia
Peru
Uruguay

Central and North

Canada
USA
Mexico
Panama

Europe

Spain
United Kingdom
France
Italy
Netherlands
Portugal

Asia

China
India
Japan
United Arab Emirates

Some confirmed participantsSome confirmed participants

Adriano Giudice
Adriano Giudice
Accenture
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
Egis
Ahmed Maqsood
Ahmed Maqsood
Allianz Global Investors
Alberto Faro
Alberto Faro
Machado Meyer Advogados
Alberto Zoffmann
Alberto Zoffmann
XP Investimentos
Alex Greenbaum
Alex Greenbaum
GIC
Alfredo Ramirez
Alfredo Ramirez
KDB Bank
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
TozziniFreire Advogados
Ana Carolina Barretto
Ana Carolina Barretto
Veirano Advogados
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Ana Maria Vidaurre
CDPQ
Andre Clark
Andre Clark
Siemens Brasil
André Dabus
André Dabus
Marsh JLT
André De Angelo
André De Angelo
ACCIONA
Andrés García Novel
Andrés García Novel
International Finance Corporation
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
Agathe Vigne
Agathe
Agathe Vigne
Business Development LATAMEgis
Agathe Vigne is in charge of Business Development for Egis Projects in Latin America. She has a Master’s degree from Lyon’s Institute of Political studies and the Faculty of Economics of Lyon II, with a specialization in Latin American Energy Policy. After various research projects on Mexico’s national oil company Pemex, she occupied several positions in the French Embassy’s trade and investment office, in Madrid and Mexico. Her current activities aim at developing partnerships with both public and private actors in Mexico in the infrastructure sector, more specifically to implement new technologies and know-how in road operation and maintenance.
Ahmed Maqsood
Ahmed
Ahmed Maqsood
Vice President, Infrastructure DebtAllianz Global Investors
Prior to joining Allianz Global Investors, Ahmed was an Associate in the Energy Group at Société Générale, where he worked on various debt arranging and advisory mandates in the energy space. His experience at SG covered transactions in the renewables. Ahmed’s previous work experience also includes tax equity advisory in the renewables space at CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities, and energy project finance experience at WestLB AG. Ahmed holds a BSc degree in Finance and Accounting from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU.
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.
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
Ana
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
Partner - InfrastructureTozziniFreire Advogados
Ana Cândida experience involves various Administrative Law matters: public procurement and government agreements, concession of public services, public-private partnerships, public companies, administrative corruption, accountability and fiscal responsibility, corporate social investment, regulated sectors, administrative proceedings with public and controlling entities (Audit Courts and Comptrollers).She participated in relevant infrastructure projects related to airport, port,railway and water and sewage sectors. She is internationally referenced in relevant legal guides, such as Chambers & Partners Latin America and The Legal 500. She is also CP³P-F certified, that’s granted by the APGM Public–Private Partnerships Certification Program™.
Ana Carolina Barretto
Ana
Ana Carolina Barretto
PartnerVeirano Advogados
Ana Carolina Barretto leads the Projects practice at Veirano Advogados in São Paulo. She specializes in project finance and infrastructure development. Ms. Barretto represents sponsors, lenders, EPC contractors and equipment suppliers with their acquisition, development and financing of infrastructure projects. She has advised clients on some of the most prominent infrastructure and project finance deals in Brazil. Ms. Barretto is widely recognized by international publications such as Chambers Global and Latin America, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000, LatinLawyer 250 and Who’s Who Legal as a leading lawyer for project development and finance, energy and construction law.
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Ana
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Regional Investment Director - LatamCDPQ
Heading infrastructure transactions for la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) in Latin America, she is responsible for deploying capital towards infrastructure assets in the Latin American Region, with special focus on Mexico, Brazil and Colombia. She has over 20 years of experience in the LATAC infrastructure sector. Before joining CDPQ, she served as Principal Investment Officer for the structured and corporate finance department of the Inter-American Development Bank,and also served at CAF Latin American Development Bank. She is an AB Member at the Harvard Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure. She holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Universidad Metropolitana as well as an MBA from ESSEC Business School
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 JLT
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.
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.

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DiscussionsDiscussions

16/05/2019 14:00 - 15:00
Official opening ceremony - Brazil spearheading infra investment in LATAM
Co-chairs
Carlos Alberto dos Santos CruzSecretariat of Government of Brazil Presidency keynote
Official opening ceremony - Brazil spearheading infra investment in LATAM
Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz
Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz
Chief Minister
Secretariat of Government of Brazil Presidency
Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz
Carlos
Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz
Chief MinisterSecretariat of Government of Brazil Presidency
General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz pursued a military career. He attained his bachelor degree at the Military Academy of Agulhas Negras and at the Army Commanders-in-Chief College, where he specialized in operations in jungle and command actions. He also obtained a civil engineering graduation degree from the Catholic University in Campinas. He received another graduation degree at Politics and Strategy at the United States Army War College. Since Jan 1st 2019 Gal Santos Cruz has been the minister in charge of the Government Secretariat, responsible, among other issues, for the press office, relationship with the Brazilian congress and the Investments Partnerships Program, which aims at improving Brazilian infrastructure through PPPs.
16/05/2019 15:45 - 16:45
The new political landscape in Latin America - Reasons to await a crisis ahead, stay neutral or be optimistic?
Co-chairs
Anton KobzevOntario Teachers' Pension Plan
Jean Pierre Serani ToroGrupo Bancolombia
Margarita Sainz de AjaBaker McKenzie
Matthieu ChabanneCrédit Agricole
Willem SutherlandING Wholesale Banking
Global investors - Will Latam deliver an attractive risk-return compared to other regions?
Co-chairs
Alex GreenbaumGIC
Ana Maria VidaurreCDPQ
Carolyn HansardTRS - Teacher Retirement System of Texas
David WilliamsCIBC Capital Markets
Eric NewmanCity of Stamford
Giovanni PatuzzoGlobal Infrastructure Partners
John TanyeriMetLife Investments
Joshua PristawGTIS Partners
Juan CamargoOMERS Infrastructure
Laurent FortinoADIA
Stacey PurcellOntario Teachers' Pension Plan
Wilson Ferreira Jr.Eletrobras
Funding infrastructure in Brazil - The new promised land?
Co-chairs
Alberto FaroMachado Meyer Advogados
Alberto ZoffmannXP Investimentos
Ana Carolina BarrettoVeirano Advogados
Daniel O'CzernyCitibank
Diogo Mac CordMinistério da Economia - SDIC
Gonçalo BernardoOMERS Infrastructure
Juliane YungMUFG Union Bank
Marcelo GirãoItaú BBA
Tatiana PretaMUFG Union Bank
Mexico's transport infrastructure - Spicy future ahead?
Co-chairs
Agathe VigneEgis
Carlos Redondo RincónROADIS
Mario Gabriel BudeboMIP - EXI CKD
Guarantees & risks - How to unlock project finance in Latam?
Co-chairs
Ana Cândida de Mello CarvalhoTozziniFreire Advogados
André DabusMarsh JLT
Guilherme Estrada RodriguesABGF
João FruetBanco do Brasil
Miriam SignorStocche Forbes Advogados
Olga GarridoMultilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
Paloma LimaDemarest Advogados
Paul DavidAllianz Global Investors
The new political landscape in Latin America - Reasons to await a crisis ahead, stay neutral or be optimistic?
Anton Kobzev
Anton Kobzev
Principal, Infrastructure & NR
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment Banking
Grupo Bancolombia
Margarita Sainz de Aja
Margarita Sainz de Aja
Partner
Baker McKenzie
Matthieu Chabanne
Matthieu Chabanne
Managing Director - Head Latam
Crédit Agricole
Willem Sutherland
Willem Sutherland
Head of ING Latin America
ING Wholesale Banking
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.
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.
Margarita Sainz de Aja
Margarita
Margarita Sainz de Aja
PartnerBaker McKenzie
Margarita Oliva is a partner in the Firm's New York office. She advises financial institutions and corporations with regard to financing and commercial transactions across Latin America. She also serves as Chair of the Latin Finance Practice from North America. Graduated from Universidad de Granada, post-graduated from Harvard Law School (LL.M. Fullbright Scholar, honorary scholarship from Real Colegio Complutense) and IESE Business School. Margarita has extensive experience in project finance matters — particularly, in helping major multilateral agencies, commercial financial institutions, sponsors and ECAs to structure and negotiate complex, multijurisdictional infrastructure and energy transactions.
Matthieu Chabanne
Matthieu
Matthieu Chabanne
Managing Director - Head LatamCrédit Agricole
Matthieu Chabanne began his investment banking career in 2001 in the Crédit Agricole Group. He held various positions in audit, strategy and business development, in France, Japan and Hong Kong. In 2016, Matthieu joined Crédit Agricole CIB New York as Head of Marketing and Strategy, transferring from Hong Kong where he had served as Head of Corporate Planning for Asia-Pacific since 2012. Now Head of Latin America, Matthieu is in charge of implementing the Crédit Agricole CIB strategy in Latin America.
Willem Sutherland
Willem
Willem Sutherland
Head of ING Latin AmericaING Wholesale Banking
Willem Sutherland heads the Latin America region for ING. While travelling extensively in Latin America, he is based in New York. Prior to assuming his current position, he was head of the Infrastructure Finance and Advisory activities for ING in the Americas. Willem has more than 20 years of experience in debt structuring, advisory, project finance and debt placement in the Americas. Prior to joining ING, Willem worked for ABN AMRO in Europe, Mexico and New York. He has been based in New York since 2001. Willem holds an MSc degree in Business Engineering from the Technical University of Twente, in the Netherlands.
Global investors - Will Latam deliver an attractive risk-return compared to other regions?
Alex Greenbaum
Alex Greenbaum
Senior Vice President, Infrastructure
GIC
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Regional Investment Director - Latam
CDPQ
Carolyn Hansard
Carolyn Hansard
Senior Investment Manager
TRS - Teacher Retirement System of Texas
David Williams
David Williams
MD and Head, Global Infra & Power
CIBC Capital Markets
Eric Newman
Eric Newman
Accountant - Controllers Office
City of Stamford
Giovanni Patuzzo
Giovanni Patuzzo
Vice President
Global Infrastructure Partners
John Tanyeri
John Tanyeri
MD, Head Infrastructure/ Project Finance
MetLife Investments
Joshua Pristaw
Joshua Pristaw
Senior Managing Director
GTIS Partners
Juan Camargo
Juan Camargo
Managing Director
OMERS Infrastructure
Laurent Fortino
Laurent Fortino
Portfolio Manager - Latam Infrastructure
ADIA
Stacey Purcell
Stacey Purcell
Head of Latam for Infrastructure
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
CEO
Eletrobras
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.
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Ana
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Regional Investment Director - LatamCDPQ
Heading infrastructure transactions for la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) in Latin America, she is responsible for deploying capital towards infrastructure assets in the Latin American Region, with special focus on Mexico, Brazil and Colombia. She has over 20 years of experience in the LATAC infrastructure sector. Before joining CDPQ, she served as Principal Investment Officer for the structured and corporate finance department of the Inter-American Development Bank,and also served at CAF Latin American Development Bank. She is an AB Member at the Harvard Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure. She holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Universidad Metropolitana as well as an MBA from ESSEC Business School
Carolyn Hansard
Carolyn
Carolyn Hansard
Senior Investment ManagerTRS - Teacher Retirement System of Texas
David Williams
David
David Williams
MD and Head, Global Infra & PowerCIBC Capital Markets
David Williams joined CIBC as a member of the Merchant Banking Group where he worked on numerous transactions as a principal investor. Later he joined the Mergers & Acquisitions Group where he worked on transactions in a variety of industries including mining, forest products, power and consumer goods. Mr. Williams joined the Power & Utilities Group and has led over 200 financing and advisory transactions for companies in the power, electricity, pipeline, and energy infrastructure sectors. He is currently Head of CIBC’s Infrastructure and Power Investment Banking team with offices in Toronto, New York, Houston, Calgary and London. Mr. Williams has a Mechanical Engineering degree from McGill University and a MBA from the Wharton School.
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.
Giovanni Patuzzo
Giovanni
Giovanni Patuzzo
Vice PresidentGlobal Infrastructure Partners
Giovanni Patuzzo joined GIP in 2018 and is a Vice President. In his current role, Patuzzo focuses in origination and execution of investments across the capital structure, including preferred and structured equity, for GIP in Latin America. Prior to joining GIP, Giovanni was a Vice President leading the origination and execution effort for the North American credit business at Hastings Infrastructure. Prior to Hastings, Patuzzo spent 6 years with HSBC in the Infrastructure Group covering Latin America and North America. Giovanni started his banking career at HSBC Peru. Mr. Patuzzo has a BBA Management from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Peru (Laureate International Universities).
John Tanyeri
John
John Tanyeri
MD, Head Infrastructure/ Project FinanceMetLife Investments
Joshua Pristaw
Joshua
Joshua Pristaw
Senior Managing DirectorGTIS Partners
Josh Pristaw is a Senior Managing Director at GTIS Partners and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Mr. Pristaw is a co-founder of GTIS with 20 years of real estate experience. He co-runs the firm's Brazil business and is global head of capital markets.
Juan Camargo
Juan
Juan Camargo
Managing DirectorOMERS Infrastructure
In his role as Managing 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.
Laurent Fortino
Laurent
Laurent Fortino
Portfolio Manager - Latam InfrastructureADIA
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.
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.
Funding infrastructure in Brazil - The new promised land?
Alberto Faro
Alberto Faro
Partner
Machado Meyer Advogados
Alberto Zoffmann
Alberto Zoffmann
Partner, Head of Project Finance
XP Investimentos
Ana Carolina Barretto
Ana Carolina Barretto
Partner
Veirano Advogados
Daniel O'Czerny
Daniel O'Czerny
Head of Project & Infrastructure Finance
Citibank
Diogo Mac Cord
Diogo Mac Cord
Secretário de Desenvolvimento da Infraestrutura
Ministério da Economia - SDIC
Gonçalo Bernardo
Gonçalo Bernardo
Director, Infrastructure Private Markets
OMERS Infrastructure
Juliane Yung
Juliane Yung
Head Corporate Banking - Brazil
MUFG Union Bank
Marcelo Girão
Marcelo Girão
Head of Project Finance
Itaú BBA
Tatiana Preta
Tatiana Preta
Managing Director - Project Finance
MUFG Union Bank
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
Ana Carolina Barretto
Ana
Ana Carolina Barretto
PartnerVeirano Advogados
Ana Carolina Barretto leads the Projects practice at Veirano Advogados in São Paulo. She specializes in project finance and infrastructure development. Ms. Barretto represents sponsors, lenders, EPC contractors and equipment suppliers with their acquisition, development and financing of infrastructure projects. She has advised clients on some of the most prominent infrastructure and project finance deals in Brazil. Ms. Barretto is widely recognized by international publications such as Chambers Global and Latin America, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000, LatinLawyer 250 and Who’s Who Legal as a leading lawyer for project development and finance, energy and construction law.
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
Diogo Mac Cord
Diogo
Diogo Mac Cord
Secretário de Desenvolvimento da InfraestruturaMinistério da Economia - SDIC
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.
Juliane Yung
Juliane
Juliane Yung
Head Corporate Banking - BrazilMUFG Union Bank
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.
Tatiana Preta
Tatiana
Tatiana Preta
Managing Director - Project FinanceMUFG Union Bank
Tatiana Preta joined MUFG in 2012 to focus on project finance in Latin America. She has 20 years of banking experience and has led deal origination, structuring and execution, as well as advisory assignments, for oil & gas, power and infrastructure projects in the Americas totaling over USD 25 bn in debt raised in the bank market, capital markets and with export agencies and multilateral institutions. Previously, Tatiana spent 7 years with HSBC and Citi in New York and 5 years with Itau BBA in Brazil focusing on M&A in the oil & gas sector. Tatiana holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade de Sao Paulo in Brazil and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Mexico's transport infrastructure - Spicy future ahead?
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
Business Development LATAM
Egis
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Director General
ROADIS
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Partner and Chief Executive Officer
MIP - EXI CKD
Agathe Vigne
Agathe
Agathe Vigne
Business Development LATAMEgis
Agathe Vigne is in charge of Business Development for Egis Projects in Latin America. She has a Master’s degree from Lyon’s Institute of Political studies and the Faculty of Economics of Lyon II, with a specialization in Latin American Energy Policy. After various research projects on Mexico’s national oil company Pemex, she occupied several positions in the French Embassy’s trade and investment office, in Madrid and Mexico. Her current activities aim at developing partnerships with both public and private actors in Mexico in the infrastructure sector, more specifically to implement new technologies and know-how in road operation and maintenance.
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.
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.
Guarantees & risks - How to unlock project finance in Latam?
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
Partner - Infrastructure
TozziniFreire Advogados
André Dabus
André Dabus
Director of Infra.,Power & Utilities,SVP
Marsh JLT
Guilherme Estrada Rodrigues
Guilherme Estrada Rodrigues
President and CEO
ABGF
João Fruet
João Fruet
Head of North America
Banco do Brasil
Miriam Signor
Miriam Signor
Partner
Stocche Forbes Advogados
Olga Garrido
Olga Garrido
Regional Head, Latin America & Caribbean
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
Paloma Lima
Paloma Lima
Partner
Demarest Advogados
Paul David
Paul David
Head of Americas, Infrastructure Debt
Allianz Global Investors
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
Ana
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
Partner - InfrastructureTozziniFreire Advogados
Ana Cândida experience involves various Administrative Law matters: public procurement and government agreements, concession of public services, public-private partnerships, public companies, administrative corruption, accountability and fiscal responsibility, corporate social investment, regulated sectors, administrative proceedings with public and controlling entities (Audit Courts and Comptrollers).She participated in relevant infrastructure projects related to airport, port,railway and water and sewage sectors. She is internationally referenced in relevant legal guides, such as Chambers & Partners Latin America and The Legal 500. She is also CP³P-F certified, that’s granted by the APGM Public–Private Partnerships Certification Program™.
André Dabus
André
André Dabus
Director of Infra.,Power & Utilities,SVPMarsh JLT
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.
Guilherme Estrada Rodrigues
Guilherme
Guilherme Estrada Rodrigues
President and CEOABGF
Guilherme Estrada is a federal attorney and has held various positions in the public sector, including legal advisor to the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and to the Ministry of Planning, Development and Management (MPDG). In the MPDG, he also has been deputy executive secretary, holder of the Secretariat of Patrimony of the Union (SPU) and the special adviser to the Minister. He is graduated in Law by the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and holds a post-graduate degree in Public Administration by Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV). Since January 30, 2018 he is the CEO of ABGF.
João Fruet
João
João Fruet
Head of North AmericaBanco do Brasil
Miriam Signor
Miriam
Miriam Signor
PartnerStocche Forbes Advogados
Miriam is partner of Infrastructure and Project Finance areas of Stocche Forbes Advogados and has been working for oven 15 years in financial and corporate transactions involving companies and assets in infrastructure, industrial and real estate sectors. She is bachelor of Laws Degree from PUC-SP, postgraduate in Securities Law and Capital Markets from USP and has LL.M. from New York University School of Law.
Olga Garrido
Olga
Olga Garrido
Regional Head, Latin America & CaribbeanMultilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
Olga Calabozo is the Head of Latin America & the Caribbean at MIGA. Olga is responsible for MIGA’s business development efforts and key partnerships in the region. In her role, she works with corporate, banking, and private equity clients investing into projects across all sectors in the region. Olga led the origination, structuring and underwriting of guarantees in support of investments in the banking, infrastructure, and power sectors. Before joining MIGA, Olga worked in the commercial banking sector in Spain, including as manager of corporate clients at Laboral Kutxa Bank. She holds a BS in Economics and an MBA from CECO, the post-graduate arm of the Spanish Department of Trade.
Paloma Lima
Paloma
Paloma Lima
PartnerDemarest Advogados
Partner of Demarest's Infrastructure and Project Finance, Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics Project Finance areas, Paloma Valéria Martins Lima has regulatory and contractual expertise in large-scale infrastructure projects related to various sectors, including energy, O&G, shipyards and transportation. She also has broad experience with financial institutions, investors and large companies, with an active focus in project finance and structured operations.
Paul David
Paul
Paul David
Head of Americas, Infrastructure DebtAllianz Global Investors
Before joining Allianz Global Investors, Paul David was a Managing Director at MBIA UK Insurance Limited, and a board director of Trifinium Advisors Limited. He was primarily responsible for infrastructure debt, project finance and public finance origination and execution. Paul also originated and managed infrastructure equity investments acquired for the MBIA investment portfolio. His main areas of focus were Public Private Partnerships/Private Finance Initiative financings and transportation financing. Prior to joining MBIA, Paul worked for Lloyds Bank and Industrial Bank of Japan as an arranger of infrastructure finance and international project finance. Paul holds a BSc from Imperial College, London.
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Airports in Latam - Sold out tickets or still space to land?
Co-chairs
Balint SzentivanyiFraport
David TaracADP International
Eduardo CamargoCCR Aeroportos
Felipe VinagreCredit Suisse
Gherardo BaruffaCrédit Agricole
Guilherme EsmanhotoALG Brasil
Ionut DoldorAviAlliance
Marina SchneiderMattos Filho
Miguel NoronhaBMPI
Renato SucupiraBF Capital
Ricardo FonsecaBrazilian Secretariat of Civil Aviation
Steering the Metropolis - Burdens or jewels of Latin America?
Co-chairs
André De AngeloACCIONA
Germán LlerasSteer
Isabel Beltran100 Resilient Cities
Sérgio PedreiroEstre Ambiental
Pacific Alliance's funding and projects - Where the integration is heading to?
Co-chairs
Cristina Pardo de VeraR&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Félix Corral FernandézSacyr
José María ZertucheBlackRock Real Assets
Thatyanne GasparottoClimate Bonds Initiative
Renewables - Too competitive or still a safe investment?
Co-chairs
Angelo ColomboAllianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Carlos BarreraAtlas Renewable Energy
Eduardo KlepaczGTIS Partners
Fernando GonzalezMorgan Stanley
Marcos MeirelesRio Energy
Pierre MoussafirTotal Eren
Ricardo SzlejfCPPIB
Building trust in Peru - How to align stars and provide a solid projects pipeline?
Co-chairs
Catiana Garcia-KilroyThe World Bank
César RamírezCredicorp Capital
Dennis Gray FebresGraña y Montero Infrastructure
Jorge ValenzuelaArup
José Iván Jaramillo VallejoRed de Energía del Perú
Rouzbeh AshayeriMultilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
Airports in Latam - Sold out tickets or still space to land?
Balint Szentivanyi
Balint Szentivanyi
Senior VP Global Investment & Management
Fraport
David Tarac
David Tarac
Managing Director, Americas
ADP International
Eduardo Camargo
Eduardo Camargo
CEO
CCR Aeroportos
Felipe Vinagre
Felipe Vinagre
VP, Equity Research Latin America
Credit Suisse
Gherardo Baruffa
Gherardo Baruffa
Managing Director - Airport Group
Crédit Agricole
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Managing Director Brazil
ALG Brasil
Ionut Doldor
Ionut Doldor
Director M&A
AviAlliance
Marina Schneider
Marina Schneider
Partner
Mattos Filho
Miguel Noronha
Miguel Noronha
Managing Director
BMPI
Renato Sucupira
Renato Sucupira
President
BF Capital
Ricardo Fonseca
Ricardo Fonseca
Regulatory Policy Director
Brazilian Secretariat of Civil Aviation
Balint Szentivanyi
Balint
Balint Szentivanyi
Senior VP Global Investment & ManagementFraport
Over 12 years experience at leading companies and investment banks including Zurich Airport, Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital. Advised Board of Directors and Executives and also acted as the principal investor in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital raisings and private equity transactions. Extensive international experience including in Brazil, South America, the UK, Western Europe, C&EE, Asia, Russia and the Middle East.
David Tarac
David
David Tarac
Managing Director, AmericasADP International
David-Olivier Tarac has been working for more than 17 years in the infrastructure sector. He had successively positions at PWC Corporate Finance, at the French State Public Holdings Agency in charge of airports, at the Boston Consulting Group. He joined Groupe ADP 10 years ago successively as Director of Financial Operations and Investments, deputy CEO of TAV airports and was appointed recently as the managing director of ADP International Americas.
Eduardo Camargo
Eduardo
Eduardo Camargo
CEOCCR Aeroportos
Eduardo is an engineer and holds a graduate degree in Finance; he began his activities at Grupo CCR in the financial area in 2000. He worked in treasury, investor relations and is now in the new business development area. He was CEO of CCR ViaOeste and CCR RodoAnel, and is now CEO of CCR Aeroportos.
Felipe Vinagre
Felipe
Felipe Vinagre
VP, Equity Research Latin AmericaCredit Suisse
Felipe Vinagre is the head of the Latin America with more than 9 years of experience in the Transport and Capital Goods sectors. Felipe joined Credit Suisse in early 2013. Previously, he worked for Barclays, where he joined in 2011, also as an equity analyst, covering Latin American Transport and Infrastructure companies. From 2006 to 2009, Felipe was a project analyst at ILOS, the Institute of Logistics and Supply Chain of Brazil. He was a partner at Infra Partners, a consulting and private equity firm focused on logistics and infrastructure-related businesses. Felipe is a Production Engineer at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, having completed his fifth year at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain).
Gherardo Baruffa
Gherardo
Gherardo Baruffa
Managing Director - Airport GroupCrédit Agricole
Since 2000, Gherardo is responsible for the sector coverage of all airports and airlines related businesses on a worldwide basis for the bank. He has been involved in many airport deals encompassing Equity & Debt Capital Market, M&A, Debt & Rating Advisory. In terms of major financing, Gherardo participated and closed most of the landmark transaction in the airport sector over the last 15 years. Gherardo has built a strong expertise and good relationship with the major airport operators, Infrastructure and Pension/Sovereign funds having a keen interest in the airport sector. He holds a Commercial Engineering degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Guilherme
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Managing Director BrazilALG Brasil
Guilherme Esmanhoto is general director of ALG in Brazil, leading the company's office in Brazil and South America. He is a civil engineer graduated from USP and holds an MBA from IESE in Spain. Has more than 20 years of professional experience, having started his career at Andrade Gutierrez as a construction engineer, responsible for the execution of infrastructure projects. In the last 12 years, Guilherme has been dedicated to international consultancy in the areas of logistics, infrastructure and transportation.
Ionut Doldor
Ionut
Ionut Doldor
Director M&AAviAlliance
Ionut Doldor is Director M&A and heads Latin America and India business development at AviAlliance. He has more than 10 years of experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams for airport privatizations and investments, being involved in numerous projects across the globe on both buy- and sell-side. Examples include divestments of airports in the UK as well as bids in Portugal, Puerto Rico, Chile, Brazil and India. Ionut has joined AviAlliance in 2016, and has previously worked in Spain with Ferrovial Airports and in the UK at Heathrow Airport. He has degrees in business administration, economics and finance.
Marina Schneider
Marina
Marina Schneider
PartnerMattos Filho
Bachelor of Laws from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), Specialization in Corporate Law from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), LL.M. from University of London, Mariana acts in national and international transactions of capital markets, finances and structured operations. He has experience in project finance operations representing financial institutions, development agencies and sponsors in infrastructure projects. He also has experience in derivatives, securitizations and hybrid instruments.
Miguel Noronha
Miguel
Miguel Noronha
Managing DirectorBMPI
Managing Director of BMPI and board member at SGA – Sistemas de Gestão Ambiental and BH-IP, first big scale public lighting company in Brazil. Miguel was deputy chairman at Rocha Port Terminals and board member at Cattalini Port Terminals and NovaAgri Logistics Company. He was also managing partner at Angra Infraestrutura and executive of Generation, Transmission and Environment at Eletropaulo Power Company. At Amcham-American Chamber of Commerce São Paulo, he was chairman of Logistics Committee. Miguel holds an MBA at IBMEC and Environmental Management Specialization at USP, as well as a graduate degree in Geology at USP.
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.
Ricardo Fonseca
Ricardo
Ricardo Fonseca
Regulatory Policy DirectorBrazilian Secretariat of Civil Aviation
Ricardo Fonseca is an economist, with an MBA in Finance and a Master's degree in Economics, that is part of the career of Public Policy and Government Management Specialists of the Federal Government of Brazil. Held several jobs in the civil aviation sector, developing woks in the field of access regulation to congested airports, competitive analyzes of the industry, definition of participation rules in airport auctions and the structuring of clusters in recent concessions. He is currently Director of Regulatory Policies in the Secretariat of Civil Aviation, leading the airports concession program and working in the definition of public policy guidelines for the economic regulation of airports transferred to the private sector.
Steering the Metropolis - Burdens or jewels of Latin America?
André De Angelo
André De Angelo
Country Director, Brazil
ACCIONA
Germán Lleras
Germán Lleras
Director Regional para América Latina
Steer
Isabel Beltran
Isabel Beltran
Associate Director
100 Resilient Cities
Sérgio Pedreiro
Sérgio Pedreiro
CEO
Estre Ambiental
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.
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.
Isabel Beltran
Isabel
Isabel Beltran
Associate Director100 Resilient Cities
Sérgio Pedreiro
Sérgio
Sérgio Pedreiro
CEOEstre Ambiental
Sérgio Pedreiro joined Estre Ambiental in 2011 as a Director and became CEO of Estre in 2015. Estre is the largest waste management and environment services company in Brazil and Latin America. Mr. Pedreiro has more than 20 years of experience in international finance and business administration.Prior to joining Estre,he was CFO of ALL,the largest publicly traded cargo railroad in Brazil and then of Coty,the global beauty company. Mr. Pedreiro also serves on the board of Advanced Disposal Inc.He started his career as business consultant at McKinsey & Company and as intern at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Pedreiro received his BSc in Aeronautical Engineering from ITA -Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica in Brazil, and a MBA from Stanford University
Pacific Alliance's funding and projects - Where the integration is heading to?
Cristina Pardo de Vera
Cristina Pardo de Vera
CEO
R&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Félix Corral Fernandéz
Félix Corral Fernandéz
COO Concesiones
Sacyr
José María Zertuche
José María Zertuche
Managing Director, Infrastructure
BlackRock Real Assets
Thatyanne Gasparotto
Thatyanne Gasparotto
Head of Latin America
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.
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.
Thatyanne Gasparotto
Thatyanne
Thatyanne Gasparotto
Head of Latin AmericaClimate Bonds Initiative
Thatyanne is responsible for coordinating CBI’s efforts to ​drive the development of​ a Brazilian Green ​Finance​ market as well as ​CBI's​ stakeholder engagement in the country. Thatyanne joined CBI after nearly 10 years working for the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office through the British Embassy in Brazil, where she was the Climate Change Attaché and Political Adviser. There she led the bilateral relationship between the UK and Brazil in a number of policy areas, including the creation of a Green Finance and Investments portfolio, as well cooperation on energy and low carbon technologies, forestry, agriculture and served as a focal point for UNFCCC negotiations. Thatyanne holds an MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation.
Renewables - Too competitive or still a safe investment?
Angelo Colombo
Angelo Colombo
CEO South America
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Carlos Barrera
Carlos Barrera
CEO
Atlas Renewable Energy
Eduardo Klepacz
Eduardo Klepacz
Head of Infrastructure Investments
GTIS Partners
Fernando Gonzalez
Fernando Gonzalez
Executive Director
Morgan Stanley
Marcos Meireles
Marcos Meireles
CEO
Rio Energy
Pierre Moussafir
Pierre Moussafir
Country Manager, Brazil
Total Eren
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo Szlejf
Senior Principal, Infrastructure
CPPIB
Angelo Colombo
Angelo
Angelo Colombo
CEO South AmericaAllianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Angelo Colombo joined Allianz in April 2008, moving to AGCS in January 2010, as leader of Allianz Seguros virtual office. Prior to joining he held a number of roles including: Field Engineer for Alcoa Captive Broker ; Engineering Underwriter for Munich Re
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.
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
Executive DirectorMorgan 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.
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.
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.
Building trust in Peru - How to align stars and provide a solid projects pipeline?
Catiana Garcia-Kilroy
Catiana Garcia-Kilroy
Lead Financial Sector Specialist
The World Bank
César Ramírez
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio Manager
Credicorp Capital
Dennis Gray Febres
Dennis Gray Febres
Chief Financial Officer
Graña y Montero Infrastructure
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge Valenzuela
Managing Director
Arup
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
CFO
Red de Energía del Perú
Rouzbeh Ashayeri
Rouzbeh Ashayeri
Senior Underwriter
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
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.
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.
Dennis Gray Febres
Dennis
Dennis Gray Febres
Chief Financial OfficerGraña y Montero Infrastructure
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge
Jorge Valenzuela
Managing DirectorArup
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.
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
José
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
CFORed de Energía del Perú
Rouzbeh Ashayeri
Rouzbeh
Rouzbeh Ashayeri
Senior UnderwriterMultilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
Rouzbeh Ashayeri is a Senior Underwriter for the Financial Institutions and Capital Markets team at MIGA. In addition, in his role as Head of North American Client Business Origination, he works with various corporate, banking, and private equity clients investing into emerging markets. He holds a BS in Biology from the University of Michigan, an MBA from Georgetown University, and a Juris Doctor/LLM from Cardozo School of Law with a specialization in Intellectual Property rights. He is a member of the New York State Bar and United States Patent Bar.
16/05/2019 18:30 - 19:30
Keynote | HyperloopTT and the impact in infrastructure sector
Co-chairs
Bibop GrestaHyperloopTT keynote
Jorge ValenzuelaArup
Keynote | HyperloopTT and the impact in infrastructure sector
Bibop Gresta
Bibop Gresta
Chairman & Co-Founder
HyperloopTT
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge Valenzuela
Managing Director
Arup
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge
Jorge Valenzuela
Managing DirectorArup
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.
17/05/2019 09:00 - 10:00
Keynote | Investing in Latin America infrastructure
Co-chairs
Emmanuel JaclotCDPQ keynote
Keynote | Investing in Latin America infrastructure
Emmanuel Jaclot
Emmanuel Jaclot
EVP, Head of Infrastructure
CDPQ
Emmanuel Jaclot
Emmanuel
Emmanuel Jaclot
EVP, Head of InfrastructureCDPQ
Emmanuel Jaclot has been Executive Vice-President, Infrastructure, since June 2018. In this role, he is responsible for CDPQ’s infrastructure investment strategy and oversees the teams that carry out infrastructure investment activities worldwide. The portfolio he manages includes assets of over CAD 16 billion. Mr. Jaclot sits on CDPQ’s Executive and Investment Risk Committees. Before joining the organization, he was Senior Vice-President at Schneider Electric, Deputy CEO at EDF Énergies Nouvelles, an Investment Officer at private equity firm PAI Partners. Mr. Jaclot holds an MBA from INSEAD, and a master’s in engineering from the École nationale supérieure des Mines de Paris.
17/05/2019 10:45 - 11:45
PPPs in Latam - time to review the legal framework?
Co-chairs
Bruno SenaBMPI
Bruno WerneckTauil & Chequer Advogados
Paola LarrahondoGómez-Pinzón Abogados
Renato PazottoCisco
Investment in transmission energy - Which countries offer the best environment for investors?
Co-chairs
Andrés García NovelInternational Finance Corporation
Fernando CamargoLCA Consultores
Fernando LlaverDistrocuyo
José Iván Jaramillo VallejoRed de Energía del Perú
Reynaldo FilhoISA CTEEP
Ricardo MadronaMadrona Advogados
Wilson Ferreira Jr.Eletrobras
Andean Region & Financing - Same old issues or new life ahead?
Co-chairs
Ahmed MaqsoodAllianz Global Investors
Alfredo RamirezKDB Bank
Carlo BongianniFinanciera de Desarrollo Nacional
César Cañedo-ArguellesCIFI
Dennis Gray FebresGraña y Montero Infrastructure
Fausto LuceroMUFG Union Bank
Fernando BravoGoldman Sachs
Ignacio IndaMizuho Bank
Jean Pierre Serani ToroGrupo Bancolombia
Miguel ToledoInternational Finance Corporation
Values, mission & social and environmentally-friendly infrastructure? - Distant dream, empty speech or real commitment?
Co-chairs
Elias de SouzaDeloitte
Hector Gomez AngInternational Finance Corporation
Sylvia CoutinhoUBS
Teresa VernagliaBRK Ambiental
PPPs in Latam - time to review the legal framework?
Bruno Sena
Bruno Sena
CEO
BMPI
Bruno Werneck
Bruno Werneck
Partner
Tauil & Chequer Advogados
Paola Larrahondo
Paola Larrahondo
Senior Associate
Gómez-Pinzón Abogados
Renato Pazotto
Renato Pazotto
TitleSmart & Connected Communities
Cisco
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.
Bruno Werneck
Bruno
Bruno Werneck
PartnerTauil & Chequer Advogados
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).
Paola Larrahondo
Paola
Paola Larrahondo
Senior AssociateGómez-Pinzón Abogados
Lawyer of Los Andes University admitted to practice in 2007, Specialist in Public Management and Administrative Institutions, and Master in Law and Economics (Universita di Bologna/Aix-Marseille Université -EMLE European Master in Law & Economics). Recipient of the Colfuturo scholarship (2014). Paola is a member of the Administrative, Constitutional and Infrastructure Team. Prior to joining our law firm, she was working as a legal advisor of the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism and has experience as public server in national and local institutions as a Legal Chief or Legal advisor. Her practice focuses on administrative procedures, in constitutional and contentious administrative lawsuits, public policy design, public affairs.
Renato Pazotto
Renato
Renato Pazotto
TitleSmart & Connected CommunitiesCisco
Renato Pazotto – Bs. Sc. Economics , MBA University of São Paulo / Vanderbilt - worked in various managerial positions and business strategy in major companies like Nortel Canada, Bell-Northern Research, Telefónica and Brasil Telecom. Working at Cisco over 11 years leading the Public Sector System Engineering and Business Operations. Currently leads the Smart and Connected Communities practices for the Americas East.
Investment in transmission energy - Which countries offer the best environment for investors?
Andrés García Novel
Andrés García Novel
Principal Investment Officer
International Finance Corporation
Fernando Camargo
Fernando Camargo
Managing Partner, Finance & Investments
LCA Consultores
Fernando Llaver
Fernando Llaver
CFO
Distrocuyo
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
CFO
Red de Energía del Perú
Reynaldo Filho
Reynaldo Filho
CEO
ISA CTEEP
Ricardo Madrona
Ricardo Madrona
Sócio
Madrona Advogados
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
Wilson Ferreira Jr.
CEO
Eletrobras
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.
Fernando Camargo
Fernando
Fernando Camargo
Managing Partner, Finance & InvestmentsLCA Consultores
Specialist in infrastructure with ample expertise in energy, sanitation and logistics. Also experienced in financial structuring, project finance and M&A. Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP). Master’s from the University of Campinas (Unicamp). Twenty years of experience in consulting.
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.
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
José
José Iván Jaramillo Vallejo
CFORed de Energía del Perú
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 Madrona
Ricardo
Ricardo Madrona
SócioMadrona Advogados
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.
Andean Region & Financing - Same old issues or new life ahead?
Ahmed Maqsood
Ahmed Maqsood
Vice President, Infrastructure Debt
Allianz Global Investors
Alfredo Ramirez
Alfredo Ramirez
Co-Head Project Finance Americas
KDB Bank
Carlo Bongianni
Carlo Bongianni
VP de Financiación y Inversión
Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional
César Cañedo-Arguelles
César Cañedo-Arguelles
CEO
CIFI
Dennis Gray Febres
Dennis Gray Febres
Chief Financial Officer
Graña y Montero Infrastructure
Fausto Lucero
Fausto Lucero
Managing Director
MUFG Union Bank
Fernando Bravo
Fernando Bravo
Managing Director - Infrastructure
Goldman Sachs
Ignacio Inda
Ignacio Inda
Director - Power, Renewables & Infra
Mizuho Bank
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment Banking
Grupo Bancolombia
Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
CIO - Colombia & Peru
International Finance Corporation
Ahmed Maqsood
Ahmed
Ahmed Maqsood
Vice President, Infrastructure DebtAllianz Global Investors
Prior to joining Allianz Global Investors, Ahmed was an Associate in the Energy Group at Société Générale, where he worked on various debt arranging and advisory mandates in the energy space. His experience at SG covered transactions in the renewables. Ahmed’s previous work experience also includes tax equity advisory in the renewables space at CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities, and energy project finance experience at WestLB AG. Ahmed holds a BSc degree in Finance and Accounting from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU.
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.
Carlo Bongianni
Carlo
Carlo Bongianni
VP de Financiación y InversiónFinanciera de Desarrollo Nacional
Más de 30 años de experiencia en el sector financiero y de infraestructura. Fue Gerente del Sector de Infraestructura en el Organismo Multilateral de Garantía de Inversiones (MIGA). También ocupó diversos cargos para Intesa Sanpaolo, incluido el de Jefe de Infraestructura, Asesoramiento y Desarrollo Exterior en BIIS SpA, Director de M&A en Corporate Finance and Advisory, para clientes de energía, agua y servicios públicos. Trabajó como gerente sénior, finanzas corporativas en National Power PLC y como director para el Banco Europeo de Reconstrucción y Desarrollo. Maestría en administración de empresas de la Universidad de Michigan y maestría en ciencias en ingeniería de la Escuela de Ingeniería de la Universidad de Bolonia.
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.
Dennis Gray Febres
Dennis
Dennis Gray Febres
Chief Financial OfficerGraña y Montero Infrastructure
Fausto Lucero
Fausto
Fausto Lucero
Managing DirectorMUFG Union Bank
Fausto Lucero joined MUFG in 2011 and is currently a Managing Director in the Latin America Corporate & Investment Banking team. He has extensive experience in the origination and execution of corporate and structured financings, M&A advisory and capital markets transactions with a focus on power and infrastructure in the US and Latin America. Prior to joining MUFG in 2011, Fausto worked for 7 years in investment banking at Credit Suisse and JPMorgan in New York. He started his career at ABN AMRO where he worked for 5 years in investment banking, business development and financial planning roles. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree from Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador).
Fernando Bravo
Fernando
Fernando Bravo
Managing Director - InfrastructureGoldman Sachs
Fernando heads the Goldman Sachs’ Andean Region coverage effort for the Latin American Financing Group, where he is responsible for origination and structuring of financing opportunities. Prior to assuming his current role, Bravo was a member of the emerging markets local sales team and also Principal Funding and Investments group where he focused on providing financing for Latin American infrastructure projects. Prior to joining the firm, Bravo worked at Bear Stearns and UBS Securities in the Latin American debt capital markets and derivatives departments for more than five years. He earned bachelor’s degrees in physics, engineering, and economics from Washington and Lee University and his MBA from the Wharton School.
Ignacio Inda
Ignacio
Ignacio Inda
Director - Power, Renewables & InfraMizuho Bank
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.
Values, mission & social and environmentally-friendly infrastructure? - Distant dream, empty speech or real commitment?
Elias de Souza
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital Projects
Deloitte
Hector Gomez Ang
Hector Gomez Ang
Country Head Brazil
International Finance Corporation
Sylvia Coutinho
Sylvia Coutinho
Head of WM Latam & Country Head UBSGroup
UBS
Teresa Vernaglia
Teresa Vernaglia
CEO
BRK Ambiental
Elias de Souza
Elias
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital ProjectsDeloitte
Partner of the Infrastructure & Capital Projects and Government and Public Services Industry Leader at Deloitte in Brazil. Lawyer with a Master in Public Policy (FGV-EAESP) and PPP professional certificate (CP3P). He has more than 20 years of experience in public management advisory; advising on projects with multilateral organizations; consulting on infrastructure projects, mainly PPP; preparation of studies and analysis of the infrastructure market; structuring of social capital investments; advising on smart city projects; consulting on urban mobility projects and structuring sustainable projects with a social impact.
Hector Gomez Ang
Hector
Hector Gomez Ang
Country Head BrazilInternational Finance Corporation
Hector Gomez Ang is the Country Manager for Brazil of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) responsible for investment and advisory activities in Brazil. He has a 20-year career in the financial market and global business of project finance, M & A and origination of investment opportunities through equity and debt.
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.
Teresa Vernaglia
Teresa
Teresa Vernaglia
CEOBRK Ambiental
Teresa Vernaglia, CEO of BRK Ambiental, has served for more than 25 years in leadership positions in the Telecommunication and Energy sectors. Teresa worked for 16 years in the AES group and was President of AES ERGOS, AES Brasil Institute and AES Atimus. She started her career at NEC Brasil and before joining AES, was Director of Engineering and Operations at Nextel. Teresa Vernaglia holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of Sorocaba and an MBA in Business Management from the Instituto Técnico de Aeronáutica / ESPM.
17/05/2019 12:15 - 13:15
Roads in Brazil - Time to recalculate the route?
Co-chairs
Fabio CarvalhoBrazilian Secretariat of Civil Aviation
Félix Corral FernandézSacyr
José BartolomeuROADIS Brasil
Marcelo PerrupatoMagna Planejamento
Mauricio EndoKPMG
Renan BrandãoInvestments Partnerships Program (PPI)
Energy in Mexico - Has the reform gone into a short circuit?
Co-chairs
Andrés García NovelInternational Finance Corporation
Bryan CarlsonBarclays
Carmen SerdánCFE Capital
Diego CanalesGIC
Noé Reza GómezHSBC Mexico S.A.
Colombia in connection - Where are the new shining stars?
Co-chairs
Astrid FernandezDeloitte
Bernardo SerafimVinci Concessions
Germán LlerasSteer
Julian TorradoCIBC Capital Markets
Mauricio Ossa EcheverriOdinsa
Poldy OsorioANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Water resources - Can technology beat planning scarcity?
Co-chairs
Felipe LimaArcadis
Fernando SchlieperGS Inima Brasil
Priscila de PinhoAccenture
Zara KlaffKlaff Family Investments
Roads in Brazil - Time to recalculate the route?
Fabio Carvalho
Fabio Carvalho
Director of the Department of Partnershi
Brazilian Secretariat of Civil Aviation
Félix Corral Fernandéz
Félix Corral Fernandéz
COO Concesiones
Sacyr
José Bartolomeu
José Bartolomeu
Director
ROADIS Brasil
Marcelo Perrupato
Marcelo Perrupato
Partner/Owner
Magna Planejamento
Mauricio Endo
Mauricio Endo
Partner - Infrastructure Leader - Latam
KPMG
Renan Brandão
Renan Brandão
Director of the Roads Program
Investments Partnerships Program (PPI)
Fabio Carvalho
Fabio
Fabio Carvalho
Director of the Department of PartnershiBrazilian Secretariat of Civil Aviation
Fábio Rogério Carvalho is Director of the Department of Partnerships of the Ministry of Infrastructure and responsible for the realization of federal auctions in the sectors of highways, airports, railroads and ports, Mr. Carvalho is also a lawyer working in the State Law, with emphasis on Administrative Law and Regulation. Postgraduate in the areas of Constitutional, Administrative and Tax Law, Regulation of Public Services, Competition Law and Regulation. He holds a course in Regulatory Policy by George Washington University, Washington-DC. Working as public server served in different positions at Federal Government. He is also a professor of postgraduate courses in Administrative Law, Regulation and Competition throughout Brazil.
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 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.
Mauricio Endo
Mauricio
Mauricio Endo
Partner - Infrastructure Leader - LatamKPMG
Mauricio Endo is partner in charge of Government and Infrastructure at KPMG in Brazil and in Latin America. He is graduated in Electronic Engineering from ITA and has an MBA in Finance from The Anderson School of Business at UCLA. Mauricio has experience in project finance, concession and PPP structuring, M&A, valuations and infrastructure projects feasibility studies in transportation (airports, highways, ports and railways), power, urban mobility, water and social infrastructure.
Renan Brandão
Renan
Renan Brandão
Director of the Roads ProgramInvestments Partnerships Program (PPI)
Energy in Mexico - Has the reform gone into a short circuit?
Andrés García Novel
Andrés García Novel
Principal Investment Officer
International Finance Corporation
Bryan Carlson
Bryan Carlson
Managing Director, Investment Banking
Barclays
Carmen Serdán
Carmen Serdán
Head of Investor Relations
CFE Capital
Diego Canales
Diego Canales
Assistant VP - PE & Infrastructure
GIC
Noé Reza Gómez
Noé Reza Gómez
Director – Infrastructure, Energy & RE
HSBC Mexico S.A.
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.
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.
Carmen Serdán
Carmen
Carmen Serdán
Head of Investor RelationsCFE Capital
Carmen graduated with honors from the Master in International Finance at the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (IEB) of Madrid, Spain, where she also studied the specialty in Private Banking and Financial Advice. She holds a degree in Economics and Finance from Universidad Iberoamericana campus Puebla and has programs of excellence in international finance by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and The London School of Economics and Political Science, in addition to having approved Level 1 of the CFA certification. She has worked as CEO of J&Z International Mineral Trading Corp, Investment Portfolio Manager (HNWI) and Coordinator of economic studies analyst of the CANACINTRA.
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 Mexico S.A.
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.
Colombia in connection - Where are the new shining stars?
Astrid Fernandez
Astrid Fernandez
Head of Infrastructure
Deloitte
Bernardo Serafim
Bernardo Serafim
Head for Latin America Development
Vinci Concessions
Germán Lleras
Germán Lleras
Director Regional para América Latina
Steer
Julian Torrado
Julian Torrado
Managing Director, CIBC Latin America
CIBC Capital Markets
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Presidente - CEO
Odinsa
Poldy Osorio
Poldy Osorio
Structuration Vice President
ANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Astrid Fernandez
Astrid
Astrid Fernandez
Head of InfrastructureDeloitte
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.
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.
Julian Torrado
Julian
Julian Torrado
Managing Director, CIBC Latin AmericaCIBC Capital Markets
Julian Torrado is responsible for the representation of CIBC Capital Markets in Colombia, including comprehensive product marketing and the origination plan for Corporate and Investment Banking transactions. These include M&A, Equity and Debt Capital Markets, Derivatives and tailored Transactional Banking Solutions. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Torrado was Managing Director and Head of Corporate Clients Coverage for a Spain-based international financial group in Colombia. Mr. Torrado holds a law degree from the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario and received a Specialization Degree in Financial and Stock Law from the Universidad de Los Andes. Mr. Torrado is also FINRA Registered (Series 7 and Series 63).
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).
Poldy Osorio
Poldy
Poldy Osorio
Structuration Vice PresidentANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Economic degree from the National University of Colombia, Master in Economics from the same university and Magister in Economic Policy from Columbia University in NY. For 6 years she has worked in the infrastructure sector. Currently, she is the Project Manager and Coordinator of the Risk Management of the ANI, where she has also served as adviser to the Presidency and Coordinator of the Planning Management. Additionally, she has supported the analysis and measures tending to make feasible the financing of the 4G projects and the financing schemes in capital markets. Previously, she worked in the BBVA Economic Studies group and was an advisor in the MHCP in the Directorate of Macroeconomic Policy.
Water resources - Can technology beat planning scarcity?
Felipe Lima
Felipe Lima
CEO Latin America
Arcadis
Fernando Schlieper
Fernando Schlieper
Director Project Finance
GS Inima Brasil
Priscila de Pinho
Priscila de Pinho
Managing Director Gas and Water
Accenture
Zara Klaff
Zara Klaff
Principal
Klaff Family Investments
Felipe Lima
Felipe
Felipe Lima
CEO Latin AmericaArcadis
Felipe Lima is CEO of Arcadis in Latin America (leading global company in Design & Consultancy for natural and built assets) and also holds the position of CEO in Brazil. Graduated in Mechanical Engineering, he has more than 20 years of experience in national and global companies, with vast experience of leadership in the Americas and expertise in corporate finance and management, covering the energy, infrastructure, oil and gas, and mining industries. Prior to Arcadis, he held positions of Executive Director and Board Member in Promon Group companies, including three years as CEO of Promon Engineering. In his professional career, he also served as CFO of Votorantim Cimentos in North America and as VP of Citigroup in the USA.
Fernando Schlieper
Fernando
Fernando Schlieper
Director Project FinanceGS Inima Brasil
Fernando Schlieper has been in the GS INIMA BRASIL group (formerly OHL) since 2009. He is currently the Financial and Project Finance Director of the GS INIMA BRASIL Group, and also participates in the Administrative Council of 7 companies of the group in Brazil. He also works on the Financial Committee of ABCON (Brazilian Association of Private Sanitation Companies in Brazil), whose main scope is the interaction with Ministries and Public Banks, aiming to adapt better financing available to the sanitation sector in Brazil. Previously he worked for 10 years in União de Banco Brasileiros (Unibanco S.A), responsible for structuring and managing a portfolio of R$ 2.0 billion in Assets, with companies from several sectors.
Priscila de Pinho
Priscila
Priscila de Pinho
Managing Director Gas and WaterAccenture
Priscila is a Managing Director based em São Paulo office.She leads the Gas and Water Distribution Industry for Brazil and Latin America. Also Quality Lead for Accenture Resources in Latin America.Women Program Sponsor for Resources Industry. Priscila has over 14 years experience in business and technology consulting, leading complex transformation programs for large corporations, with emphasis in the Resources Industry (Vale, Grupo Ultra, Gerdau, Sabesp, Comgas, AEGEA, among others) aside of P&L control over US150 M portfolio.
Zara Klaff
Zara
Zara Klaff
PrincipalKlaff Family Investments
Ms. Klaff is the International Liaison for Klaff Family Investments and the Coordinator for the Klaff Family Foundation. Ms. Klaff's responsibilities include maintaining multilingual communication between international investors and partners, overseeing and leasing residential properties in Brazil, Uruguay, and the US, and identifying and qualifying opportunities for new commercial, agricultural, and residential acquisitions in Brazil, Uruguay, and other parts of South America. Ms. Klaff also analyzes and invests in myriad of funds and start-up companies that have originated in countries around the world including the US, Israel, the UK, Chile, Uruguay, and Brazil.
17/05/2019 14:45 - 16:00
Brownfield and M&A Opportunities - Right projects or right partners?
Co-chairs
Daniel GettingsMarsh & McLennan Companies
David PerlAlberta Investment Management Corp.
Denis JungermanCDPQ
Eduardo CentolaModal
Jacques FollainADP International
José Guilherme SouzaVinci Partners
José María ZertucheBlackRock Real Assets
Mario Alejandro ZapataMacquarie Capital
Mike McCarthyAPG Asset Management
Udi MarguliesScotiabank
Werner F. AhlersSullivan & Cromwell LLP
Willem SutherlandING Wholesale Banking
Energy transition - How foresee and get ready to this shift?
Co-chairs
Adriano GiudiceAccenture
David TaffSiemens Brasil
Compliance & governance - Will global players pave the path in Latin America?
Co-chairs
Andre ClarkSiemens Brasil
Bill McMurryFBI
Joel KirschSiemens
Kyle SheahenKing & Spalding
Margarida SmithOdebrecht Engenharia e Construção
Pedro FreitasOffice of Comptroller General - CGU
Brownfield and M&A Opportunities - Right projects or right partners?
Daniel Gettings
Daniel Gettings
Managing Director
Marsh & McLennan Companies
David Perl
David Perl
Director, Infrastructure and Timber
Alberta Investment Management Corp.
Denis Jungerman
Denis Jungerman
Senior Director - Strategic Partnerships
CDPQ
Eduardo Centola
Eduardo Centola
Managing Partner and co-CEO
Modal
Jacques Follain
Jacques Follain
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
ADP International
José Guilherme Souza
José Guilherme Souza
Senior Partner
Vinci Partners
José María Zertuche
José María Zertuche
Managing Director, Infrastructure
BlackRock Real Assets
Mario Alejandro Zapata
Mario Alejandro Zapata
Senior Vice-President
Macquarie Capital
Mike McCarthy
Mike McCarthy
Senior Portfolio Manager
APG Asset Management
Udi Margulies
Udi Margulies
Head of Latin America Investment Banking
Scotiabank
Werner F. Ahlers
Werner F. Ahlers
Partner
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Willem Sutherland
Willem Sutherland
Head of ING Latin America
ING Wholesale Banking
Daniel Gettings
Daniel
Daniel Gettings
Managing DirectorMarsh & McLennan Companies
Practice Leader for the Latin America region of Marsh’s Private Equity M&A and Infrastructure practice, a dedicated group supporting financial sponsors; strategic investors; and M&A advisors. His team performs insurance and risk management due diligence; designs insurance procurement strategies for portfolio assets; and develops insurance solutions for M&A. Formerly an Associate Partner in the Manufacturing, Transportation, and Energy practice in Oliver Wyman’s NY Office. Graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in finance. He is a native English speaker and fluent in Portuguese. Formerly Series 7 and 63 certified.
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.
Denis Jungerman
Denis
Denis Jungerman
Senior Director - Strategic PartnershipsCDPQ
Denis is responsible for the origination and development of transactions in various sectors with strategic partners of CDPQ. He is a graduate of Universidade de São Paulo in Engineering and has an MBA from Kelley School of Business which he attended on a Fulbright Scholarship. Prior to CDPQ, Denis was at TPG Capital as a Partner and a Senior Advisor for 5,5 years where he initiated activities and led the office in Sao Paulo. Prior to TPG, he was at Credit Suisse as a Managing Director with a strong focus on Infrastructure. Denis has over 25 years of experience in investments, private equity, investment banking and business development in diverse sectors like Infrastructure, health care services and financial services, among others.
Eduardo Centola
Eduardo
Eduardo Centola
Managing Partner and co-CEOModal
Graduated from Fundação Getúlio Vargas with an MBA from William E. Simon Graduate School of Business in Rochester, NY. Eduardo joined Modal in March of 2012 as a Partner and Head of the Investment Banking Division. Prior to joining Modal, Eduardo was Chief Executive Officer of UBS Investment Bank in Brazil, Head of Standard Bank for America, Co-Head of Investment Banking and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs for Latin America and Co-Head of Investment Bank at Merrill Lynch. Throughout his career, Eduardo was responsible for a large number of noteworthy mergers and acquisitions transactions as well as several public equity and debt offerings in both Brazilian and International markets.
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.
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).
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.
Mario Alejandro Zapata
Mario
Mario Alejandro Zapata
Senior Vice-PresidentMacquarie Capital
Mike McCarthy
Mike
Mike McCarthy
Senior Portfolio ManagerAPG Asset Management
J. Michael McCarthy, CFA, is a Senior Portfolio Manager with APG Asset Management US Inc. Mr. McCarthy is responsible for originating, structuring, and managing private infrastructure investments in the Americas. Previously Mr. McCarthy was with UBS Investment Bank in the Americas Infrastructure Advisory group, as well as working in the Americas Chairman’s Office. Prior to this, Michael served as a founding employee and Vice President of Infrastructure Ontario. Michael began his career with Ernst & Young Corporate Finance. Mr. McCarthy graduated from Queen’s University with a B. Commerce degree, earned a MBA from Columbia Business School and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Udi Margulies
Udi
Udi Margulies
Head of Latin America Investment BankingScotiabank
Udi is a Managing Director and is the Head of Investment Banking Latin America at Scotiabank based in New York. Udi has 28 years experience in Investment Banking, M&A and equity and debt capital markets financings and has advised Latin American, US and European clients on over US$90 billion in M&A and equity financing transactions. Prior to joining Scotiabank, Udi worked 4 years at HSBC running their Brazilian Investment and Corporate Bank and 11 years at Barclays and Lehman Brothers as Head of Latin America M&A, having been a member of Barclays Fairness Opinion Committee. He also worked at Merrill Lynch Investment Banking in Mexico and New York, and Chase Investment Banking and M&A divisions in New York.
Werner F. Ahlers
Werner
Werner F. Ahlers
PartnerSullivan & Cromwell LLP
Werner Federico Ahlers is a partner of Sullivan & Cromwell whose practice focuses on a wide range of cross-border M&A, joint ventures and private equity transactions, as well as on a variety of corporate and project financings. A core member of the Firm’s global infrastructure and Latin America practices, he acts regularly on equity and debt investments for strategic investors based in and outside the region, private equity, pension and sovereign wealth funds, and both bank and multilateral agency lenders. His practice includes work on oil and gas, power and utility, mining and metals, and real estate matters, as well as in highly regulated industries, such as telecommunications, healthcare and financial services.
Willem Sutherland
Willem
Willem Sutherland
Head of ING Latin AmericaING Wholesale Banking
Willem Sutherland heads the Latin America region for ING. While travelling extensively in Latin America, he is based in New York. Prior to assuming his current position, he was head of the Infrastructure Finance and Advisory activities for ING in the Americas. Willem has more than 20 years of experience in debt structuring, advisory, project finance and debt placement in the Americas. Prior to joining ING, Willem worked for ABN AMRO in Europe, Mexico and New York. He has been based in New York since 2001. Willem holds an MSc degree in Business Engineering from the Technical University of Twente, in the Netherlands.
Energy transition - How foresee and get ready to this shift?
Adriano Giudice
Adriano Giudice
Utilities Industry Leader for LATAM
Accenture
David Taff
David Taff
CEO
Siemens Brasil
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
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.
Compliance & governance - Will global players pave the path in Latin America?
Andre Clark
Andre Clark
President and CEO
Siemens Brasil
Bill McMurry
Bill McMurry
Special Agent for the Corruption Squad
FBI
Joel Kirsch
Joel Kirsch
Head of Compliance Regulatory Americas
Siemens
Kyle Sheahen
Kyle Sheahen
Partner
King & Spalding
Margarida Smith
Margarida Smith
Chief Compliance Officer
Odebrecht Engenharia e Construção
Pedro Freitas
Pedro Freitas
Director of Integrity
Office of Comptroller General - CGU
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.
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.
Joel Kirsch
Joel
Joel Kirsch
Head of Compliance Regulatory AmericasSiemens
Joel Kirsch is Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Siemens Corporation, where he heads the Compliance Regulatory Team for the Americas. He previously served as Siemens U.S. Chief Compliance Officer and, prior to that, Head of Litigation. Before joining Siemens, Mr. Kirsch was an associate at Patterson Belknap Webb and Tyler, and a Trial Attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Honors Program.
Kyle Sheahen
Kyle
Kyle Sheahen
PartnerKing & Spalding
Kyle Sheahen is a partner in the Special Matters and Investigations practice in King & Spalding’s New York office. Kyle’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defense litigation, federal and state government investigations, corporate internal investigations, and advice concerning corporate compliance programs. Kyle’s experience includes investigations by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York State Department of Financial Services, the New York County District Attorney’s Office, the United States Senate, the Federal Reserve, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority.
Margarida Smith
Margarida
Margarida Smith
Chief Compliance OfficerOdebrecht Engenharia e Construção
Graduated in Economics, Margarida started her career in the sugar and alcohol industry. In 1994 she joined the financial market, where she made his debut in Compliance in 1998 and since then has been working in Brazil and the United States in international financial institutions such as ABN Amro Bank, HSBC and Citibank, responsible for the Compliance Program for Latin America and Brazil.
Pedro Freitas
Pedro
Pedro Freitas
Director of IntegrityOffice of Comptroller General - CGU
Mr. Pedro Ruske, Director of Integrity at the Office of the Comptroller General of Brazil (CGU), is responsible for projects and initiatives directed at fostering the adoption, and improvement, of compliance programs by Brazilian companies and by the Brazilian Federal Executive Branch. Mr. Ruske holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Law from the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), has a MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and obtained several certificates in the field of compliance and anticorruption, such as the Trace Anti-Bribery Specialist, the Corporate Ethics & Compliance Management Certificate (by the Saint Louis University) and the Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional International (by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics).

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TimetableTimetable

Thursday, May 16th 2019
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02:00pm - 03:00pm
Official opening ceremony - Brazil spearheading infra investment in LATAM
Official opening ceremony - Brazil spearheading infra investment in LATAM
03:45pm - 04:45pm
Global investors - Will Latam deliver an attractive risk-return compared to other regions?
Guarantees & risks - How to unlock project finance in Latam?
Funding infrastructure in Brazil - The new promised land?
The new political landscape in Latin America - Reasons to await a crisis ahead, stay neutral or be optimistic?
Mexico's transport infrastructure - Spicy future ahead?
05:15pm - 06:15pm
Airports in Latam - Sold out tickets or still space to land?
Building trust in Peru - How to align stars and provide a solid projects pipeline?
Pacific Alliance's funding and projects - Where the integration is heading to?
Steering the Metropolis - Burdens or jewels of Latin America?
Renewables - Too competitive or still a safe investment?
06:30pm - 07:30pm
Keynote | HyperloopTT and the impact in infrastructure sector
Keynote | HyperloopTT and the impact in infrastructure sector
Friday, May 17th 2019
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09:00am - 10:00am
Keynote | Investing in Latin America infrastructure
Keynote | Investing in Latin America infrastructure
10:45am - 11:45am
Andean Region & Financing - Same old issues or new life ahead?
Values, mission & social and environmentally-friendly infrastructure? - Distant dream, empty speech or real commitment?
PPPs in Latam - time to review the legal framework?
Investment in transmission energy - Which countries offer the best environment for investors?
12:15pm - 01:15pm
Roads in Brazil - Time to recalculate the route?
Colombia in connection - Where are the new shining stars?
Energy in Mexico - Has the reform gone into a short circuit?
Water resources - Can technology beat planning scarcity?
02:45pm - 04:00pm
Compliance & governance - Will global players pave the path in Latin America?
Brownfield and M&A Opportunities - Right projects or right partners?
Energy transition - How foresee and get ready to this shift?

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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
Fundada em 1997 e com sede em Munique, a SFS (Serviços Financeiros da Siemens) oferece soluções financeiras a empresas nos setores de rápido crescimento, eletrificação, automação e digitalização. A SFS tem ativos globais de cerca de 26 bilhões de euros.
Andrés García Novel
Andrés García Novel
Principal Investment Officer
International Finance Corporation
Multilateral global development institution focused exclusively on supporting private sector development in developing markets.
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Partner
Baker McKenzie
https://www.bakermckenzie.com/en
Baker McKenzie is recognized worldwide for its best-in-class client service, practices and for carrying out the most deals year-after-year through our unmatched global platform across 77 offices and 47 emerging and developed countries. Companies based in or with operations in Latin America, routinely rely on our leading cross-border and Latin America energy, mining & infrastructure attorneys for their most important transactional and disputes matters. As the largest law firm in Latin America with over 850 attorneys, we offer clients 60+ years of on-the-ground presence in the region, unique coverage in Latin America across our 15 offices and 7 countries*, and from major finance centers globally.

*Through a cooperation agreement with Trench Rossi Watanabe, a Brazilian law firm
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 Sena
Bruno Sena
CEO
BMPI
Holding company dedicated to Equity positions in infrastructure sector
Bruno Werneck
Bruno Werneck
Partner
Tauil & Chequer Advogados
Tauil & Checker Associates Mayer Brown has a team of partners and associates highly specialized in several areas of business law in Brazil, with a full service practice and legal advice to national and international clients.
Carlos Mario Caro
Carlos Mario Caro
Gerente General
Red de Energía del Perú
Transmisora Eléctrica
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Director General
ROADIS
ROADIS is a reference company in the development, operation and management of highway concessions with 1,610 kilometers of roads throughout the world.
Celso Pedroso
Celso Pedroso
CEO
Solví Participações
Solvi Group offers the best environmental services to public and private sectors, through its technologies for waste management, treatment and valorization, in addition to collection and disposal of public waste, sanitation, and power generation.
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.
Elias de Souza
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital Projects
Deloitte
http://www.deloitte.com
Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries.
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
Maior instituição de desenvolvimento global voltada exclusivamente ao setor privado em países emergentes.
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.
José María Zertuche
José María Zertuche
Managing Director, Infrastructure
BlackRock Real Assets
BlackRock is trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm. Our business is investing on behalf of our clients - from large institutions to parents and grandparents, teachers, nurses, doctors and people from all walks of life.
Laurie Fitzmaurice
Laurie Fitzmaurice
Vice President Business Development
EDF Renewables Mexico
Leonardo Vianna
Leonardo Vianna
CEO
CCR Aeroportos
http://www.grupoccr.com.br/
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
Mexico Infrastructure Partners (MIP) is an independent Mexican fund manager of alternative investment vehicles, such as Promotion of Energy and Infrastructure in Mexico (EXI).
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Presidente - CEO
Odinsa
Odinsa, a Colombian company, a subsidiary of Grupo Argos, is an organization dedicated to the structuring, management and development of infrastructure projects for highway and airport concessions.
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
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, is a Canadian Crown corporation established by way of the 1997 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act, to oversee and invest the funds contributed to and held by the Canada Plan
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.
Teresa Vernaglia
Teresa Vernaglia
CEO
BRK Ambiental
BRK Ambiental is the largest private sanitation company in the country and is present in more than 180 Brazilian municipalities, benefiting the lives of 15 million people.
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.
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 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.
Bruno Werneck
Bruno
Bruno Werneck
PartnerTauil & Chequer Advogados
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
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.
Celso Pedroso
Celso
Celso Pedroso
CEOSolví Participações
CEO of Solví Industrial Solutions (SSI), Solví´s Group. Production Engineer, MBA in Finance - IBMEC. Over 22 years’ experience in the environmental sector, leading the implementation of Solid Waste Management projects in Brazil and chaired the Solví Institute. ABETRE´s Council President - Brazilian Association of Waste and Wastewater Treatment and Waste Committee Member of ABDIB - Brazilian Association of Infrastructure and Basic Industry.
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.
Elias de Souza
Elias
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital ProjectsDeloitte
Partner of the Infrastructure & Capital Projects and Government and Public Services Industry Leader at Deloitte in Brazil. Lawyer with a Master in Public Policy (FGV-EAESP) and PPP professional certificate (CP3P). He has more than 20 years of experience in public management advisory; advising on projects with multilateral organizations; consulting on infrastructure projects, mainly PPP; preparation of studies and analysis of the infrastructure market; structuring of social capital investments; advising on smart city projects; consulting on urban mobility projects and structuring sustainable projects with a social impact.
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
Hector Gomez Ang is the Country Manager for Brazil of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) responsible for investment and advisory activities in Brazil. He has a 20-year career in the financial market and global business of project finance, M & A and origination of investment opportunities through equity and debt.
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).
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.
Laurie Fitzmaurice
Laurie
Laurie Fitzmaurice
Vice President Business DevelopmentEDF Renewables Mexico
Laurie Fitzmaurice is Vice President of Business Development at EDF EN Mexico. She is in charge of opening and developing new opportunities in the Mexican market in the solar, wind and hydroelectric categories. In addition, she is responsible for the expansion and management of the portfolio of projects and the inclusion of new business partners. Laurie joined the EDF EN México group in June 2016 with a track record of more than 20 years of experience in the Energy Sector. She has led a number of natural gas, wind and biomass projects in the United States, the United Kingdom and Latin America.
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.
Teresa Vernaglia
Teresa
Teresa Vernaglia
CEOBRK Ambiental
Teresa Vernaglia, CEO of BRK Ambiental, has served for more than 25 years in leadership positions in the Telecommunication and Energy sectors. Teresa worked for 16 years in the AES group and was President of AES ERGOS, AES Brasil Institute and AES Atimus. She started her career at NEC Brasil and before joining AES, was Director of Engineering and Operations at Nextel. Teresa Vernaglia holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of Sorocaba and an MBA in Business Management from the Instituto Técnico de Aeronáutica / ESPM.
Vicente Tuesta
Vicente
Vicente Tuesta
Gerente GeneralProfuturo AFP

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http://www.grupoccr.com.br/
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, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques Law Firm was founded in 1991. The company had a central role during the institutional changes that occurred in Brazil since the enactment of the Brazilian Constitution of 1988 and participated in the most relevant infrastructure projects since the 1990, offering legal assistance in public and corporate law to public and private agents.
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.
https://www.bakermckenzie.com/en
Baker McKenzie is recognized worldwide for its best-in-class client service, practices and for carrying out the most deals year-after-year through our unmatched global platform across 77 offices and 47 emerging and developed countries. Companies based in or with operations in Latin America, routinely rely on our leading cross-border and Latin America energy, mining & infrastructure attorneys for their most important transactional and disputes matters. As the largest law firm in Latin America with over 850 attorneys, we offer clients 60+ years of on-the-ground presence in the region, unique coverage in Latin America across our 15 offices and 7 countries*, and from major finance centers globally.

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http://www.cisco.com/
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http://www.deloitte.com
Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries.
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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.
https://www.deere.com.br
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Demarest is one of the most reputable law firms in Brazil, with over 250 lawyers and total staff of 700 people. We assist clients globally in domestic and cross-border transactions in both Brazil and in NY.
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Law Firm S&C is a leading global law firm with more than 875 lawyers who serve clients through a network of 13 offices, located in worldwide financial centers.
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