Infra Latin America GRI 2020
Infra Latin America GRI 2020

Infra Latin America GRI 2020

May 14 and 15, 2020
New York
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.

The main meeting of leaders active in the Latin American infrastructure market

After gathering 250 leaders of the key Latin infrastructure sectors, Infra Latin America GRI has its 5th edition confirmed.

The summit will gather authorities, investors, concession operators and specialists in the infrastructure sector to discuss the main challenges of the industry in a very participative and informal format.

In the last years, Infra Latin America GRI gathered 726 participants from 20 countries, among them: Germany, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, United States, Netherlands, France, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Peru, United Kingdom, Singapore, Switzerland and Uruguay.

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+250
Participants
+20
representants of governments
24
discussion rooms

Who participated in Infra Latin America GRI 2019Who participated in Infra Latin America GRI 2019

9% were government representatives
9% were government representatives
28%  were infrastructure holding companies and developers
28% were infrastructure holding companies and developers
36%  were investors
36% were investors
27%  were consultants and suppliers
27% were consultants and suppliers

The profile of the target audienceThe profile of the target audience

41% 
were C-level executives or
government representatives
34%
were directors
21% 
vice-presidents, head of the
department and others

Over 250 executives fromOver 250 executives from

South America
South America
Argentina
Chile
Brazil
Ecuador
Colombia
Peru
Uruguay
Central and North
Central and North
Canada
USA
Mexico
Panama
Europe
Europe
Spain
United Kingdom
France
Italy
Netherlands
Portugal
Asia
Asia
United Arab Emirates
China
India
Japan

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Melissa Dalla Rosa
Head of Infrastructure Latam
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Melissa Dalla Rosa
Melissa
Melissa Dalla Rosa
Head of Infrastructure LatamGRI Club
Melissa Dalla Rosa é Diretora de Infraestrutura e atua principalmente na expansão do GRI Club Infra na América Latina. Graduada em Comunicação Social – Relações Públicas pela Unisinos (RS), Pós-graduada Publicidade Institucional, Comunicação Multimídia e Organização de Eventos pela Universidade de Florença – Itália, onde viveu por sete anos, está concluindo um MBA em Gestão do Agronegócio pela ESALQ/USP. Possui mais de 10 anos de experiência na área de relações públicas e eventos.
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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
Mayer Brown Tauil & Chequer
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 Mexico
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 one of the world’s largest global investors, with well over US$100 billion of assets in more than 40 countries worldwide.
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
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Director General
Ainda Energia & Infraestructura
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
Investment management organization that invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan on behalf of its 20 million Canadian contributors and beneficiaries.
Sylvia Coutinho
Sylvia Coutinho
Head of WM Latam & Country Head UBSGroup
UBS
Present in 54 countries, UBS is dedicated to serving private, institutional and corporate clients, with excellence in investment advice and solutions. UBS is one of the world's largest and most respected wealth managers.
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
PartnerMayer Brown Tauil & Chequer
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 Mexico
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.
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Manuel
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Director GeneralAinda Energia & Infraestructura
Licenciado en Economía por el MIT, cuenta con una Maestría en Administración Pública por la Universidad de Harvard. Ha ocupado cargos públicos y privados relacionados con el sector de infraestructura, entre los que destacan: Director General de Estudios de la Secretaría de Agricultura y Recursos Hidráulicos (1993–1994), socio fundador de Análisis y Desarrollo de Proyectos (ADP), Subsecretario de Transportes de la SCT (2006–2008), Jefe de la Unidad de Cambio Estructural de la SCT (2008–2009), Oficial Mayor de la Secretaría de Gobernación (2009–2010), Director General de GBM Infraestructura (2010–2015), Presidente del Consejo de Administración de Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares (ASA) y Miembro Suplente del Consejo de PEMEX (2006-2007).
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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Accenture is a leading global professional services company,providing solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. With experience across more than 40 industries and clients in more than 120 countries,Accenture drives innovation.
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.

*Through a cooperation agreement with Trench Rossi Watanabe, a Brazilian law firm
http://www.cisco.com/
http://www.cisco.com/
+55 11 5508-9999
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is a world leader in technology that has made the Internet work since 1984. Its employees, products and partners help society securely connect and take advantage of tomorrow's digital transformation opportunities.
http://www.deloitte.com
Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries.
http://www.granaymontero.com.pe
Peru
We are a Peruvian company with more than 84 years of experience, organized into three business lines: Engineering and Construction, Infrastructure and Real Estate. We have permanent operations in Peru, Chile, and Colombia which allow us to offer our services at a regional market, and have participated in the development of projects in 13 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. 
Our vision is being the most reliable engineering and infrastructure company in Latin America.
https://www.deere.com.br
Brasil
John Deere is a global leader for agricultural and forestry machines production and also a major manufacturer of heavy equipments for construction and mining. Due to the company’s vision of the future based on innovation, John Deere invests millions of dollars per day in research and development. Recently, the company launched its Parts Distribution Center and two construction factories. These and other actions shows the commitment to the brazilian agriculture and infraestructure sectors. In Brazil, John Deere has four thousand employees, alocated in five factories and the Regional Office.
http://www.brasil.jlt.com/
We are experts in Risk Management, Insurance and Guarantee for Infrastructure projects, power generation, transmission lines and power distribution
http://stoccheforbes.com.br/
Stocche Forbes is a group of experienced lawyers with wide experience and distinguished participation in complex and high-profile transactions for structuring, development and financing of infrastructure projects.
Quasar is a U.S. Business Consultant and EPC Contractor. Highly experienced in structured finance for high-end infrastructure works in South America – with a particular expertise in the challenging but promising and wealthy Brazilian infrastructure market.

Our scope of works comprehend  all major areas of Construction, Infrastructure, Energy, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, Roads, Railways, Airports, Ports and Urban Mobility Concessions A to Z – from early stages of project assessment and valuation, feasibility analysis and planning to turn-key construction – in alliance with technology suppliers worldwide as well as dependable and reputed local contractors.
https://www.cibc.com/en/personal-banking.html
Bogotá | Colombia
Financial Consultant/Advisor CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with a market capitalization of $50 billion. We provide a full range of financial products and services to individuals, small business, commercial, corporate and institutional.
https://www.demarest.com.br/
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.
https://www.kslaw.com/?locale=en
King & Spaldingleads clients through complex challenges including high-stakes government and internal investigations and related civil proceedings, with over 1,000 lawyers and industry experts in 20 offices .
http://www.sullcrom.com/
New York | NY | USA
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.
http://globalinfrastructurehub.org/
Australia
The Global Infrastructure Hub is the only organisation dedicated solely to infrastructure in both developed and emerging markets.

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

Our aim is to help bridge the gap between public and private sectors, helping governments unlock trillions of dollars in private investment to fund much needed public infrastructure, creating productive economies and more liveable cities.
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