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Latam GRI Infra & Energy 2023

The leading annual conference for global infrastructure
and energy leaders in Latin America


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May 11 - 12

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Latam GRI Infra & Energy 2023

Latam GRI Infra & Energy is the leading annual conference bringing global senior leaders from the Infrastructure and Energy sectors together to network and discuss project development in Latin America. 

Internationally renowned as the premier conference for top Infrastructure and Energy players in Latin America, GRI Club Infra will host the 8th edition of Latam GRI Infra & Energy on 11-12 May in New York, USA. 

Gathering more than 300 GRI Members from pension funds, sovereign funds, investment and multilateral banks, as well as operators and concessionaires with the newly elected government authorities, the event offers a unique opportunity for attendees to discuss the economic policy outlook as well as strategies to boost impact investing in the region, create solutions to promote infrastructure development in Latin America, and identify new deal flows and projects.

Latam GRI Infra & Energy 2023 will be the epicentre for new business flow in markets including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Spain, UK, Uruguay, and USA
The 8th edition of Latam GRI Infra & Energy 2023 is the perfect opportunity to:

Discuss themes in an informal format - everyone can participate and interact

Share solutions to the biggest challenges facing emerging markets

Build new business opportunities with leading global investors

Debate strategic topics to define the future of infrastructure sectors

Connect with peers and meet new prospective partners

Special Sessions

Special Session I 11th May, 9:00am - 10:30am
Minas Gerais: Strategic location combined with investment opportunities
Romeu Zema
Romeu Zema
Governor
Supported by Invest Minas
Special Session I 11th May, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sao Paulo State - What's the new infrastructure strategy in Brazil's leading state?
Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas
Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas
Governor

Agenda

Special Session I 11th May, 9:30am - 10:30am

Minas Gerais - Strategic location combined with investment opportunities

Co-chairs
Bruno SenaBMPI Moderator
Romeu ZemaMinas Gerais State Government

Minas Gerais - Strategic location combined with investment opportunities

Moderator
Bruno Sena
Bruno Sena
CEO
BMPI
Romeu Zema
Romeu Zema
Governor
Minas Gerais State Government
Bruno Sena
Bruno Sena
CEOBMPI
Brazil
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.
Romeu Zema
Romeu Zema
GovernorMinas Gerais State Government
Brazil
Graduated in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (SP), he began his professional career at an early age, at the age of 11, following in his father's footsteps. Throughout his career, he has worked in a variety of roles, such as collector, clerk, clerk, stockist, cashier, buyer, seller, marketing analyst, business analyst and manager. In 1991, it took control of Lojas Zema and was responsible for the leap that led the retail chain of only four units in Minas Gerias to reach the mark of 430 stores, including the states of São Paulo, Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul, Bahia and Holy Spirit.
Special Session I 11th May, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Sao Paulo State - What's the new infrastructure strategy in Brazil's leading state?

Co-chairs
Guilherme AlbuquerqueNavi Moderator
Tarcisio Gomes de FreitasSao Paulo State Government

Sao Paulo State - What's the new infrastructure strategy in Brazil's leading state?

Moderator
Guilherme Albuquerque
Guilherme Albuquerque
Partner, Head of Infrastructure
Navi
Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas
Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas
Governor
Sao Paulo State Government
Guilherme Albuquerque
Guilherme Albuquerque
Partner, Head of InfrastructureNavi
Brazil
Guilherme holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering (UFRJ), an MBA in Finance (IBMEC) and an MSc in Financial and Business Economy (FGV-EPGE). Mr. Guilherme joined Navi in 2021. Before that he worked at BNDES since 2009 providing corporate and project financing to water and sanitation projects for both public and private companies. Since 2016, he has been leading the PPP and privatization program at BNDES, aimed at contracting and overseeing the development of feasibility studies in the water and sanitation space. Prior he worked as a consultant at Accenture, assigned to the utility and oil & gas sectors.
Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas
Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas
GovernorSao Paulo State Government
Brazil
11th May, 12:00am - 1:30pm

Women Committee Lunch

Opening Session - 11th May, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Filling the Infrastructure Gap - What are the priorities of multilateral organisations in the regional agenda for Latin America?

Co-chairs
Blanca RodriguezMarhnos Moderator
Alfonso Garcia MoraIFC
Jorge ArbacheCAF - Development Bank of Latin America

Filling the Infrastructure Gap - What are the priorities of multilateral organisations in the regional agenda for Latin America?

Moderator
Blanca Rodriguez
Blanca Rodriguez
CFO
Marhnos
Alfonso Garcia Mora
Alfonso Garcia Mora
Vice President for Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
IFC
Jorge Arbache
Jorge Arbache
Vice-President for the Private Sector
CAF - Development Bank of Latin America
Blanca Rodriguez
Blanca Rodriguez
CFOMarhnos
Mexico
With more than 20 years of experience in Finance, advisory and fund management, Ms. Rodriguez has been actively involved in the capital raising, originating, structuring and execution of over US$6.5 billion of debt and equity transactions in real estate and infrastructure in various countries of Latam and the US. Ms. Rodriguez is currently CFO at Marhnos, a leading Mexican company, with more than 6 decades of experience specialized in real estate and infrastructure projects. Prior to Marhnos, Ms. Rodriguez was Managing Director of the Banyan Tree Mexico Hospitality Fund.
Alfonso Garcia Mora
Alfonso Garcia Mora
Vice President for Europe, Latin America and the CaribbeanIFC
USA
Alfonso Garcia Mora is IFC’s Vice President for Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. He spearheads IFC’s engagements in the two regions, including operationalizing IFC’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the post COVID-19 recovery, building a strong pipeline for private sector investments rooted in country strategies, and fostering more collaboration opportunities with key stakeholders to maximize impact. Mr. Garcia Mora, a Spanish national, brings more than twenty years of experience in financial and private sector development, with twelve years in the private sector and nine years in different positions at the World Bank Group. Most recently, Mr. Garcia Mora was IFC’s Regional Vice President for Asia and the Pacific.
Jorge Arbache
Jorge Arbache
Vice-President for the Private SectorCAF - Development Bank of Latin America
Peru
Simultaneous Discussions - 11th May, 3:45pm - 5:00pm

Pathway to Net Zero - Is there a collective sense of urgency?

Co-chairs
Elizabeth RobberechtsIDB Moderator
Frederico de AraújoDEODE
Guillermo GutierrezSiemens Financial Services
Hugo LealRio de Janeiro State Government
João Paulo BragaInvest Minas
Ralph RosenbergPerfin Investimentos
Rodolfo LacyOECD - Headquarters

Responsible Political Engagement - How to empower investors to shape real-world outcomes?

Co-chairs
Diana MuñozcanoGrupo Indi Moderator
Agathe VigneIndiGo - SP
Denisse Miralles MirallesProInversión - Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada
José Gabriel BuenoMarhnos
Stephen KayMarsh & McLennan Companies

Infrastructure Debt - How quickly are different instruments maturing and where?

Co-chairs
Marcelo Girão CarneiroItau BBA Moderator
César Cañedo-ArguellesCifi
Igor RomitelliOTPP
Julian TorradoCIBC
Pablo Arroyave FernándezOdinsa

Pathway to Net Zero - Is there a collective sense of urgency?

Moderator
Elizabeth Robberechts
Elizabeth Robberechts
Head of Infrastructure Division + INO
IDB
Frederico de Araújo
Frederico de Araújo
CEO
DEODE
Guillermo Gutierrez
Guillermo Gutierrez
Energy Finance
Siemens Financial Services
Hugo Leal
Hugo Leal
Secretary of Energy and Sea Economy
Rio de Janeiro State Government
João Paulo Braga
João Paulo Braga
President
Invest Minas
Ralph Rosenberg
Ralph Rosenberg
CIO and Founding Partner
Perfin Investimentos
Rodolfo Lacy
Rodolfo Lacy
Director of Climate Action and Environment for Latin America
OECD - Headquarters
Elizabeth Robberechts
Elizabeth Robberechts
Head of Infrastructure Division + INOIDB
Mexico
Frederico de Araújo
Frederico de Araújo
CEODEODE
Brazil
Guillermo Gutierrez
Guillermo Gutierrez
Energy FinanceSiemens Financial Services
Mexico
Hugo Leal
Hugo Leal
Secretary of Energy and Sea EconomyRio de Janeiro State Government
Brazil
Lawyer graduated from UFRJ, bachelor in Economic Sciences from Faculdade Cândido Mendes and specialist in Public Policy and Government Management (UFRJ). Previously, he was Director General of the Department of Public Deposits of the State of Rio de Janeiro; Deputy Director General of the Real Estate Patrimony Department of the State of Rio de Janeiro; President of the Itaguaí Urban Development Company; State Secretary for Administration and Restructuring of Rio de Janeiro; President of the Rio de Janeiro State Traffic Department, Rio de Janeiro; State Secretary of Justice and Citizen's Rights of Rio de Janeiro; and State Deputy.
João Paulo Braga
João Paulo Braga
PresidentInvest Minas
Brazil
As CEO of INVEST MINAS, he is in charge of the investment promotion policy for the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais. Under JP's leadership, Minas Gerais performed historical records on investment attraction and reached the lowest unemployment rate in 10 years. JP Braga led successful negotiations with global leaders of different sectors, such as Amazon, Mercado Livre, Heineken, Ambev, Azul, Mcain, and others. He also has solid global experiency having coordinated business missions for 10 countries on 4 different continents. In his career, JP Braga has been working for more than 12 years with investment promotion and economic development, particularly in the interface between private and public sectors.
Ralph Rosenberg
Ralph Rosenberg
CIO and Founding PartnerPerfin Investimentos
Brazil
Mr Ralph Rosenberg is the CIO and Founding Partner at Perfin Asset. Mr. Rosenberg has been involved in all phases of Perfin’s development, since the first equity funds to its recent infrastructure investments. Mr. Rosenberg has always worked in the financial industry beginning his career at Banco Santander in 2001. Since 2006 he has been responsible for equity and infrastructure funds. He supports social projects, mainly child cancer institutions. Mr. Rosenberg holds a B.A. degree in Business MBA in Finance.
Rodolfo Lacy
Rodolfo Lacy
Director of Climate Action and Environment for Latin AmericaOECD - Headquarters
France
Dr. Lacy holds a Doctorate Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (Mexico), a Master's Degree in Urban Studies and Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (Mexico) and a certificate in Leadership on Environment and Sustainable Development from El Colegio de México. Lacy has been Vice Minister of Environmental Policy and Planning at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico (2012-2018), Chief negotiator of Climate Change (COP19-COP23), Co-chair of the Global Methane Initiative, Member of the High-Level Group of the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO6).

Responsible Political Engagement - How to empower investors to shape real-world outcomes?

Moderator
Diana Muñozcano
Diana Muñozcano
CIO
Grupo Indi
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
LATAM Concessions Director
IndiGo - SP
Denisse Miralles Miralles
Denisse Miralles Miralles
Head of Decentralized Finance
ProInversión - Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada
José Gabriel Bueno
José Gabriel Bueno
COO
Marhnos
Stephen Kay
Stephen Kay
Infrastructure BD Leader
Marsh & McLennan Companies
Diana Muñozcano
Diana Muñozcano
CIOGrupo Indi
Mexico
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
LATAM Concessions DirectorIndiGo - SP
Brazil
Agathe Vigne is Egis' LATAM Concessions Director. 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.
Denisse Miralles Miralles
Denisse Miralles Miralles
Head of Decentralized FinanceProInversión - Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada
Peru
José Gabriel Bueno
José Gabriel Bueno
COOMarhnos
Mexico
Stephen Kay
Stephen Kay
Infrastructure BD LeaderMarsh & McLennan Companies
USA

Infrastructure Debt - How quickly are different instruments maturing and where?

Moderator
Marcelo Girão Carneiro
Marcelo Girão Carneiro
Managing Director | Head of Project Finance
Itau BBA
César Cañedo-Arguelles
César Cañedo-Arguelles
CEO
Cifi
Igor Romitelli
Igor Romitelli
Director, Infrastructure & Natural Resources
OTPP
Julian Torrado
Julian Torrado
Managing Director, Latin America
CIBC
Pablo Arroyave Fernández
Pablo Arroyave Fernández
CFO
Odinsa
Marcelo Girão Carneiro
Marcelo Girão Carneiro
Managing Director | Head of Project FinanceItau BBA
Brazil
Marcelo Girão is a Managing Director and head of Project Finance at Banco Itaú BBA. With more than 23 years of experience, Mr. Girão has a large track record in advising clients and project financing. He has participated in more than 25 GW in power generation, 10,000 Km of transmission lines and several infrastructure projects (toll roads, airports, w&s, etc). The aggregated CAPEX of those projects is over BRL 150 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 Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica – ITA, and a master’s degree in economics and finance from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (on going).
César Cañedo-Arguelles
César Cañedo-Arguelles
CEOCifi
Panama
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.
Igor Romitelli
Igor Romitelli
Director, Infrastructure & Natural ResourcesOTPP
Canada
Responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing new investment opportunities in the Americas, as well as for asset management of existing portfolio companies
Julian Torrado
Julian Torrado
Managing Director, Latin AmericaCIBC
Colombia
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).
Pablo Arroyave Fernández
Pablo Arroyave Fernández
CFOOdinsa
Colombia
Simultaneous Discussions - 11th May, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Natural Capital Assets - How to halt the loss of biodiversity and natural resources?

Co-chairs
Bianca TaylorTourmaline Group Moderator
André LaloniCurrently Unaffiliated
Natália ResendeSao Paulo State Government
Philippe SerresProparco

PPP Model - What lessons have been learned so far?

Co-chairs
Jorge ValenzuelaARUP Moderator
Blanca RodriguezMarhnos
Cristina Pardo de Vera PosadaR&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Dênio CidreiraFonte Nova Negócios e Participações
Jonathan BernalANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Otavio SilveiraOPY Health
Paola LarrahondoGómez-Pinzón
Zanony SeverinoProDominicana

Energy Policy - How to open up commercial opportunities in clean energy?

Co-chairs
Roberto MartinsTrench Rossi Watanabe Moderator
Cláudio CastroRio de Janeiro State Government
Hugo LealRio de Janeiro State Government
Joaquim SaboiaTAG
Pedro MallmannEDP Renováveis

Natural Capital Assets - How to halt the loss of biodiversity and natural resources?

Moderator
Bianca Taylor
Bianca Taylor
Partner
Tourmaline Group
André Laloni
André Laloni
CEO
Currently Unaffiliated
Natália Resende
Natália Resende
Secretary
Sao Paulo State Government
Philippe Serres
Philippe Serres
South America Regional Director
Proparco
Bianca Taylor
Bianca Taylor
PartnerTourmaline Group
USA
André Laloni
André Laloni
CEOCurrently Unaffiliated
Brazil
Natália Resende
Natália Resende
SecretarySao Paulo State Government
Brazil
Philippe Serres
Philippe Serres
South America Regional DirectorProparco
Brazil
Philippe Serres joined Proparco in 2013, first as a Senior Investment Officer in the private equity division, and from 2016 to 2020 as Regional Director for South Asia, based in New Delhi. Since August 2020 he is Regional Director for South America, based in Sao Paulo. Prior to that Philippe worked at the European Commission Delegation in Peru, at the microfinance rating agency Planet Rating, and as an Investment Officer in the microfinance team of AFD. Philippe graduated from the Institute of Political Studies of Paris (Sciences-Po) and holds a Masters Degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics.

PPP Model - What lessons have been learned so far?

Moderator
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge Valenzuela
Principal & Managing Director, Advisory Services
ARUP
Blanca Rodriguez
Blanca Rodriguez
CFO
Marhnos
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
CEO
R&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Dênio Cidreira
Dênio Cidreira
CEO
Fonte Nova Negócios e Participações
Jonathan Bernal
Jonathan Bernal
Vice-President of Structuring
ANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Otavio Silveira
Otavio Silveira
CEO
OPY Health
Paola Larrahondo
Paola Larrahondo
Partner, Infrastructure
Gómez-Pinzón
Zanony Severino
Zanony Severino
Investments Business Manager
ProDominicana
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge Valenzuela
Principal & Managing Director, Advisory ServicesARUP
USA
Jorge Valenzuela has 20 years of experience in investments, asset management, and project management of real assets in the US and Latin America. 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 Advisory Services team for San Francisco and Latin America and has directed engagements in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Peru and the US. Civil Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, 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.
Blanca Rodriguez
Blanca Rodriguez
CFOMarhnos
Mexico
With more than 20 years of experience in Finance, advisory and fund management, Ms. Rodriguez has been actively involved in the capital raising, originating, structuring and execution of over US$6.5 billion of debt and equity transactions in real estate and infrastructure in various countries of Latam and the US. Ms. Rodriguez is currently CFO at Marhnos, a leading Mexican company, with more than 6 decades of experience specialized in real estate and infrastructure projects. Prior to Marhnos, Ms. Rodriguez was Managing Director of the Banyan Tree Mexico Hospitality Fund.
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
CEOR&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Chile
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.
Dênio Cidreira
Dênio Cidreira
CEOFonte Nova Negócios e Participações
Brazil
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 (currently BRK Ambiental) and Odebrecht Properties.
Jonathan Bernal
Jonathan Bernal
Vice-President of StructuringANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Colombia
Otavio Silveira
Otavio Silveira
CEOOPY Health
Brazil
More than 20 years of top management experience over complex assets and businesses, taking part and leading several M&A processes on different industries. Strong experience in infrastructure industry, specially on startup and turnaround processes, taking active participation on real estate, road operation, energy and sanitation markets. Specialties: Strategic and financial planning; Long-term contracts management; Team leadership; Negotiation; Improvement of corporate reputation; Start-up and turnaround processes leadership.
Paola Larrahondo
Paola Larrahondo
Partner, InfrastructureGómez-Pinzón
Colombia
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.
Zanony Severino
Zanony Severino
Investments Business ManagerProDominicana
Dominican Republic

Energy Policy - How to open up commercial opportunities in clean energy?

Moderator
Roberto Martins
Roberto Martins
Managing Partner
Trench Rossi Watanabe
Cláudio Castro
Cláudio Castro
Governor
Rio de Janeiro State Government
Hugo Leal
Hugo Leal
Secretary of Energy and Sea Economy
Rio de Janeiro State Government
Joaquim Saboia
Joaquim Saboia
CFO
TAG
Pedro Mallmann
Pedro Mallmann
Head of Regulation
EDP Renováveis
Roberto Martins
Roberto Martins
Managing PartnerTrench Rossi Watanabe
Brazil
J. Roberto Martins is recognized as a leading lawyer in the Energy & Natural Resources areas in Brazil. Mr. Martins advises on mergers, acquisitions, divestments, privatization and post-privatization deals involving major Brazilian energy and infrastructure companies. He has been leading major privatizations, concessions, mergers, acquisitions and greenfield development projects in the power, natural gas, steel, sanitation, ports, toll roads and general infrastructure.
Cláudio Castro
Cláudio Castro
GovernorRio de Janeiro State Government
Brazil
Hugo Leal
Hugo Leal
Secretary of Energy and Sea EconomyRio de Janeiro State Government
Brazil
Lawyer graduated from UFRJ, bachelor in Economic Sciences from Faculdade Cândido Mendes and specialist in Public Policy and Government Management (UFRJ). Previously, he was Director General of the Department of Public Deposits of the State of Rio de Janeiro; Deputy Director General of the Real Estate Patrimony Department of the State of Rio de Janeiro; President of the Itaguaí Urban Development Company; State Secretary for Administration and Restructuring of Rio de Janeiro; President of the Rio de Janeiro State Traffic Department, Rio de Janeiro; State Secretary of Justice and Citizen's Rights of Rio de Janeiro; and State Deputy.
Joaquim Saboia
Joaquim Saboia
CFOTAG
Brazil
Joaquim Saboia has a degree in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and an Executive MBA from COPPEAD (UFRJ). Joaquim is the Chief Financial Officer of TAG since November 2019. He previously held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Solstad Offshore in Brazil, a company specialized in vessel supply for the offshore energy industry, between 2014 and 2019. He started his professional career at Shell's Brazil Treasury in 1999. In 2002, he moved to General Electric, where he held the positions of Treasury Team Leader and Risk Manager. In 2007 and 2008 he worked as Finance Manager at FMC Technologies. Between 2009 and 2013, he was Treasurer and then Controller of OGX Petróleo & Gás, a junior Brazilian O&G company.
Pedro Mallmann
Pedro Mallmann
Head of RegulationEDP Renováveis
Brazil
Opening Session - 12th May, 9:00am - 10:00am

Institutional Investors - What does the demand for ESG-aligned instruments look like?

Co-chairs
Willem SutherlandMonte Equity Partners Moderator
Helen McNameeWafra Investment Advisory Group Inc.
Kittredge ZukIFM Investors

Institutional Investors - What does the demand for ESG-aligned instruments look like?

Moderator
Willem Sutherland
Willem Sutherland
Senior Advisor
Monte Equity Partners
Helen McNamee
Helen McNamee
ESG / Sustainability Leader
Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc.
Kittredge Zuk
Kittredge Zuk
Executive Director, Asset Management
IFM Investors
Willem Sutherland
Willem Sutherland
Senior AdvisorMonte Equity Partners
USA
Willem Sutherland headed 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 also 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.
Helen McNamee
Helen McNamee
ESG / Sustainability LeaderWafra Investment Advisory Group Inc.
USA
Helen is currently the ESG / Sustainability Leader for North America at QIC Global Infrastructure, driving ESG integration and outcomes within the Global Infrastructure team and across the investment lifecycle, from the evaluation of new investments to the active asset management of portfolio companies. Helen has extensive experience in Renewable Energy and Sustainability investing and asset management and finance across investment funds, banks, and large corporates.
Kittredge Zuk
Kittredge Zuk
Executive Director, Asset ManagementIFM Investors
USA
Kittredge is responsible for supporting the development and execution of IFM Investors’ asset management strategy and implementing value creation opportunities across our portfolio. Kittredge joined IFM Investors in 2011 as a member of the Infrastructure Team and was responsible for transaction execution, research and asset management. She has been involved with a number of transport and utility transactions, including ALEATICA (Conmex, OHL Mexico, OHL Concesiones) and Duquesne. Before she joined IFM Investors, Kittredge was Director of Business Development for Blue Source LLC, where she was responsible for the evaluation and execution of investment opportunities for Blue Source’s Carbon Infrastructure Investment Fund. Prior to this, Kittre
Simultaneous Discussions - 12th May, 10:45am - 11:45am

Corporate Governance - What set of factors will guide transaction analysis?

Co-chairs
Thiago LangAon Moderator
Daniel EngelVeirano Advogados
Miguel NoronhaBMPI
Oleg SofronovMIGA
Philippe SerresProparco

Multimodal Transport - How to boost innovation and smart operations?

Co-chairs
Marcos GanutA&M Infra Moderator
Jeremy FordAPM Terminals - Global Headquarters
Rogério ZampronhaPrumo Logística

Project Finance - Have we evolved into providing a solid safety net for global investors?

Co-chairs
Renata RojasBanco Sabadell Moderator
Agathe VigneIndiGo - SP
Guillermo GutierrezSiemens Financial Services
Ouahida BendjedouGroupe ADP

GSSS Bond Market - What are the stakes for Latam countries?

Co-chairs
Regis CardosoCredit Suisse Moderator
Adriana AlbaneseAegea Saneamento
André DabusMarsh
José Gabriel BuenoMarhnos
Mariana QuidelMeridiam

Corporate Governance - What set of factors will guide transaction analysis?

Moderator
Thiago Lang
Thiago Lang
Director and Head of Industry Verticals | M&A and Transaction Solutions | ESG Solutions
Aon
Daniel Engel
Daniel Engel
Partner - Infrastructure and Energy
Veirano Advogados
Miguel Noronha
Miguel Noronha
Managing Director
BMPI
Oleg Sofronov
Oleg Sofronov
Senior Underwriter, Infrastructure
MIGA
Philippe Serres
Philippe Serres
South America Regional Director
Proparco
Thiago Lang
Thiago Lang
Director and Head of Industry Verticals | M&A and Transaction Solutions | ESG SolutionsAon
Brazil
Graduated in Business Administration from FGV and MBA at FIA / USP, he has more than 15 years of experience in corporate and industrial risks. He started at Aon in 2004 as account executive, serving national and international clients of the Food & Beverage, Chemical, Pharma and Agribusiness industries, in 2014 he became manager of the same area. He is currently the Market & M&A Development Director, responsible for the service and development of National and Multinational accounts of São Paulo.
Daniel Engel
Daniel Engel
Partner - Infrastructure and EnergyVeirano Advogados
Brazil
Daniel Engel has significant experience in providing legal advice to national and foreign companies in infrastructure contracts in the various phases of projects (from greenfield to implementation, restructuring and claims management), in project finance, M&A transactions involving infrastructure and energy assets, as well as in public contracts and regulatory aspects of several industries.
Miguel Noronha
Miguel Noronha
Managing DirectorBMPI
Brazil
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.
Oleg Sofronov
Oleg Sofronov
Senior Underwriter, InfrastructureMIGA
USA
Oleg Sofronov is currently Underwriter at Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), based in Washington DC. Experience in providing guarantees for equity and debt investments, including greenfield and brownfield project finance, PPPs, sovereign and municipal credit risk. Focus areas are transport, water, sanitation, waste management, energy infrastructure. Before MIGA was in Commercial Lines insurance at AIG and Allianz. Holds Master’s degree in Finance from National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Moscow and MBA from Rotterdam School of Management, the Netherlands.
Philippe Serres
Philippe Serres
South America Regional DirectorProparco
Brazil
Philippe Serres joined Proparco in 2013, first as a Senior Investment Officer in the private equity division, and from 2016 to 2020 as Regional Director for South Asia, based in New Delhi. Since August 2020 he is Regional Director for South America, based in Sao Paulo. Prior to that Philippe worked at the European Commission Delegation in Peru, at the microfinance rating agency Planet Rating, and as an Investment Officer in the microfinance team of AFD. Philippe graduated from the Institute of Political Studies of Paris (Sciences-Po) and holds a Masters Degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics.

Multimodal Transport - How to boost innovation and smart operations?

Moderator
Marcos Ganut
Marcos Ganut
Managing Director and Head of Infrastructure & Capital Projects
A&M Infra
Jeremy Ford
Jeremy Ford
Chief Commercial Officer APM Terminals Americas
APM Terminals - Global Headquarters
Rogério Zampronha
Rogério Zampronha
CEO
Prumo Logística
Marcos Ganut
Marcos Ganut
Managing Director and Head of Infrastructure & Capital ProjectsA&M Infra
USA
He has extensive experience, with over 25 years, leading Projects review, Infrastructure projects and Asset Management for several industries and Global coverage. He worked in projects in Brazil, Latin America, Mexico, US, Canada, over Europe and Africa. Ganut also developed a deep knowledge in valuation working in many transactions. In addition, Ganut have been leading several indicatives related to Compliance Program Implementation, Fraud Prevention and Complex Investigation Processes.
Jeremy Ford
Jeremy Ford
Chief Commercial Officer APM Terminals AmericasAPM Terminals - Global Headquarters
Netherlands
Rogério Zampronha
Rogério Zampronha
CEOPrumo Logística
Brazil

Project Finance - Have we evolved into providing a solid safety net for global investors?

Moderator
Renata Rojas
Renata Rojas
SVP: Loan Syndications
Banco Sabadell
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
LATAM Concessions Director
IndiGo - SP
Guillermo Gutierrez
Guillermo Gutierrez
Energy Finance
Siemens Financial Services
Ouahida Bendjedou
Ouahida Bendjedou
Head of Legal - International M&A / Project Finance
Groupe ADP
Renata Rojas
Renata Rojas
SVP: Loan SyndicationsBanco Sabadell
USA
Renata Rojas joined Banco Sabadell in 2016 in the Structured Finance Group with the responsibility of Loan Syndications and Sales for US and Latam. As a Senior Vice President, she is responsible for building and growing the presence of Banco de Sabadell in the Syndicated Loan market for primary and secondary market transactions for Corporates, Project Finance, and Commercial Real Estate located in the US, Colombia and Chile. She previously worked at BNP Paribas New York and Unicredit Group New York before that.
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
LATAM Concessions DirectorIndiGo - SP
Brazil
Agathe Vigne is Egis' LATAM Concessions Director. 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.
Guillermo Gutierrez
Guillermo Gutierrez
Energy FinanceSiemens Financial Services
Mexico
Ouahida Bendjedou
Ouahida Bendjedou
Head of Legal - International M&A / Project FinanceGroupe ADP
France
Passion for infrastructure industry. Willing to be a game changer and to shape the infrastructure of the future. Highly experienced in structuration and negotiation of complex infrastructure projects (PPP, concessions, real estate development, setting up funds, etc...).

GSSS Bond Market - What are the stakes for Latam countries?

Moderator
Regis Cardoso
Regis Cardoso
VP Equity Research - Head of Latam Oil & Gas, Infrastructure and Capital Goods
Credit Suisse
Adriana Albanese
Adriana Albanese
Head of Investor Relations
Aegea Saneamento
André Dabus
André Dabus
Director of Construction & Infrastructure
Marsh
José Gabriel Bueno
José Gabriel Bueno
COO
Marhnos
Mariana Quidel
Mariana Quidel
Investment Director
Meridiam
Regis Cardoso
Regis Cardoso
VP Equity Research - Head of Latam Oil & Gas, Infrastructure and Capital GoodsCredit Suisse
Brazil
Adriana Albanese
Adriana Albanese
Head of Investor RelationsAegea Saneamento
Brazil
Head of Investor Relations of Aegea, Adriana is graduated in Economics Science from Universidade Estadual Paulista -UNESP and postgraduate in Finance. Prior to joining Aegea, Adriana occupied Planning, M&A and Investor Relations positions in large Brazilian companies as Grupo Ultra, CTEEP, Odebrecht and Biosev.
André Dabus
André Dabus
Director of Construction & InfrastructureMarsh
Brazil
André Dabus is Director of Construction & Infrastructure of Marsh Brazil, Insurance broker authorized by Susep and lawyer formed by PUC-SP. Certification CP3P-F by APMG Internacional, he holds a postgraduate degree in Infrastructure Law from the FGV- SP and an executive MBA from Fundação Don Cabral. He is also a professor of the MBA of Insurance and Reinsurance Law of ESSP- Escola Superior de Seguros Privados and Professor of the MBA PPPs and Concessions - FESP-SP /LSE.
José Gabriel Bueno
José Gabriel Bueno
COOMarhnos
Mexico
Mariana Quidel
Mariana Quidel
Investment DirectorMeridiam
USA
Mariana has over 15 years of experience as an infrastructure and energy professional. She is an Investment Director in Meridiam’s New York office where she focuses on business development in Latin America. Within her role, Mariana has been involved in several public bid procurements for district energy and transportation projects, as well as private developments in the transition energy sector, leading all phases of the investment process. Prior to joining Meridiam, Mariana was a vice president at Macquarie in the infrastructure and energy team where she was responsible of transaction execution and financial structuring for projects in the Americas, with a focus in Colombia and Mexico.
Simultaneous Discussions - 12th May, 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Brazil Water Concessions - What will keep investors beaming? 

Co-chairs
Ana Cândida De MelloBMA Advogados Moderator
André SalcedoSABESP
Felipe de Sá TavaresBrazil's National Water Agency (ANA)
Guilherme AlbuquerqueNavi
Leonardo PiccianiMinistry of Cities
Marcelo Raposo da MotaGrupo Águas do Brasil
Natália ResendeSao Paulo State Government
Renato SucupiraBF Capital
Thiago ToscanoCODEMGE

Hydrogen - How to bridge the cost difference between green hydrogen and other sources?

Co-chairs
Miguel ToledoIFC Moderator
Artur LemosGoverno do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul
Eduardo LeiteRio Grande do Sul State Government
Luciana CostaBNDES
Markus LehmannNavigatio Capital
Rodrigo Machado Moreira SantosMadrona Fialho Advogados

New Peru - After rough moments, could there be a silver lining in 2023?

Co-chairs
Astra Ivette Castillo TrevizoFitch Ratings Moderator
Aldo ReggiardoCuatrecasas - Peru
Blanca RodriguezMarhnos
Denisse Miralles MirallesProInversión - Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada

Brazil Water Concessions - What will keep investors beaming? 

Moderator
Ana Cândida De Mello
Ana Cândida De Mello
Partner - Infrastructure
BMA Advogados
André Salcedo
André Salcedo
CEO
SABESP
Felipe de Sá Tavares
Felipe de Sá Tavares
Superintendent of Water and Socioeconomic Studies
Brazil's National Water Agency (ANA)
Guilherme Albuquerque
Guilherme Albuquerque
Partner, Head of Infrastructure
Navi
Leonardo Picciani
Leonardo Picciani
National Secretary of Environmental Sanitation
Ministry of Cities
Marcelo Raposo da Mota
Marcelo Raposo da Mota
CFO
Grupo Águas do Brasil
Natália Resende
Natália Resende
Secretary
Sao Paulo State Government
Renato Sucupira
Renato Sucupira
President
BF Capital
Thiago Toscano
Thiago Toscano
CEO
CODEMGE
Ana Cândida De Mello
Ana Cândida De Mello
Partner - InfrastructureBMA Advogados
Brazil
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 Salcedo
André Salcedo
CEOSABESP
Brazil
He holds a degree in Electrical and Production Engineering from PUC-Rio, a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from PUC-Rio, an MBA in PPP and Concessions from Fundação Escola de Sociologia e Política de São Paulo and certifications CGA, from ANBIMA, and CP³P-F, from APMG International. He was CFO of Akad Seguros (2022) and Executive Director of New Businesses at Iguá Saneamento (2019-2021). He worked as an independent consultant at Climate Bonds Initiative (2020-2021) and at BNDES (2003-2019), where he held several positions. He has extensive experience in the capital markets area, with emphasis on infrastructure financing, public-private partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and structuring of new businesses.
Felipe de Sá Tavares
Felipe de Sá Tavares
Superintendent of Water and Socioeconomic StudiesBrazil's National Water Agency (ANA)
Brazil
Guilherme Albuquerque
Guilherme Albuquerque
Partner, Head of InfrastructureNavi
Brazil
Guilherme holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering (UFRJ), an MBA in Finance (IBMEC) and an MSc in Financial and Business Economy (FGV-EPGE). Mr. Guilherme joined Navi in 2021. Before that he worked at BNDES since 2009 providing corporate and project financing to water and sanitation projects for both public and private companies. Since 2016, he has been leading the PPP and privatization program at BNDES, aimed at contracting and overseeing the development of feasibility studies in the water and sanitation space. Prior he worked as a consultant at Accenture, assigned to the utility and oil & gas sectors.
Leonardo Picciani
Leonardo Picciani
National Secretary of Environmental SanitationMinistry of Cities
Brazil
Marcelo Raposo da Mota
Marcelo Raposo da Mota
CFOGrupo Águas do Brasil
Brazil
Natália Resende
Natália Resende
SecretarySao Paulo State Government
Brazil
Renato Sucupira
Renato Sucupira
PresidentBF Capital
Brazil
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, BF CAPITAL, with operations surpassing R$ 20 billion in project financing.

Hydrogen - How to bridge the cost difference between green hydrogen and other sources?

Moderator
Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
CIO – Energy Sector Lead
IFC
Artur Lemos
Artur Lemos
Secretário-Chefe da Casa Civil
Governo do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul
Eduardo Leite
Eduardo Leite
Governador
Rio Grande do Sul State Government
Luciana Costa
Luciana Costa
Director of Infrastructure, Energy Transition and Climate Change
BNDES
Markus Lehmann
Markus Lehmann
President
Navigatio Capital
Rodrigo Machado Moreira Santos
Rodrigo Machado Moreira Santos
Sócio
Madrona Fialho Advogados
Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
CIO – Energy Sector LeadIFC
USA
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.
Artur Lemos
Artur Lemos
Secretário-Chefe da Casa CivilGoverno do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil
Eduardo Leite
Eduardo Leite
GovernadorRio Grande do Sul State Government
Brazil
Eleito prefeito de Pelotas em 2012 com aproximadamente 110 mil votos, governou o Município entre 2013 e 2016. Antes disso, foi Secretário Municipal, Vereador e Presidente da Câmara Municipal na mesma cidade. No final do mandato, Eduardo apareceu nas pesquisas de opinião com 87% de aprovação popular. Por considerar a reeleição um problema no atual sistema político brasileiro, embora líder nas pesquisas, anunciou que não iria concorrer a um novo mandato e indicou sua vice-prefeita Paula Mascarenhas como candidata. Paula venceu a eleição municipal de 2016, em primeiro turno, pela primeira vez em Pelotas com aproximadamente 112 mil votos. Estudou políticas públicas na Columbia University, em NY, EUA, cursa mestrado em gestão pública na FGV.
Luciana Costa
Luciana Costa
Director of Infrastructure, Energy Transition and Climate ChangeBNDES
Brazil
* Bachelor Degree in Economics and Master in Finance from top Universities in Brazil and USA. * Working in the banking industry for more than 24 years. * Experience in client coverage and relationship with large international and local corporate clients. * Deep knowledge in commercial and investment banking products, including Sustainable Financing * Experience with cross-border deals.
Markus Lehmann
Markus Lehmann
PresidentNavigatio Capital
Canada
Rodrigo Machado Moreira Santos
Rodrigo Machado Moreira Santos
SócioMadrona Fialho Advogados
Brazil
Bacharel em Direito pela Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (2008) e master em Estudos Comparativos do Desenvolvimento pela École des Hautes Études em Sciences Sociales – EHESS, Paris, França (2010). Atualmente, ocupo a cadeira de Vice-Presidente do Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos do Direito da Energia – IBDE (segundo mandato), já tendo composto o Conselho Deliberativo do mesmo Instituto. Sou, também, membro da Comissão de Energia da OAB/SP. Co-organizador da obra “Novos Rumos para a Infraestrutura” (Lex Editora, 2014) e autor de diversos artigos sobre Direito Público e regulação. Presto assessoria jurídica a empresas atuantes em setores regulados, especialmente no Setor Elétrico e de Gás Natural.

New Peru - After rough moments, could there be a silver lining in 2023?

Moderator
Astra Ivette Castillo Trevizo
Astra Ivette Castillo Trevizo
Head of Mexico and Pacific Hub
Fitch Ratings
Aldo Reggiardo
Aldo Reggiardo
Partner
Cuatrecasas - Peru
Blanca Rodriguez
Blanca Rodriguez
CFO
Marhnos
Denisse Miralles Miralles
Denisse Miralles Miralles
Head of Decentralized Finance
ProInversión - Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada
Astra Ivette Castillo Trevizo
Astra Ivette Castillo Trevizo
Head of Mexico and Pacific HubFitch Ratings
Mexico
Aldo Reggiardo
Aldo Reggiardo
PartnerCuatrecasas - Peru
Peru
Blanca Rodriguez
Blanca Rodriguez
CFOMarhnos
Mexico
With more than 20 years of experience in Finance, advisory and fund management, Ms. Rodriguez has been actively involved in the capital raising, originating, structuring and execution of over US$6.5 billion of debt and equity transactions in real estate and infrastructure in various countries of Latam and the US. Ms. Rodriguez is currently CFO at Marhnos, a leading Mexican company, with more than 6 decades of experience specialized in real estate and infrastructure projects. Prior to Marhnos, Ms. Rodriguez was Managing Director of the Banyan Tree Mexico Hospitality Fund.
Denisse Miralles Miralles
Denisse Miralles Miralles
Head of Decentralized FinanceProInversión - Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada
Peru
Simultaneous Discussions - 12th May, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

Colombia's Transport Network - How to scale up private equity market participation?

Co-chairs
Jaime OteroItaú Corpbanca Colombia S.A. Moderator
Carlos Rosado ZuñigaSacyr Concesiones
Gabriel SánchezPosse Herrera Ruiz
Jonathan BernalANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Pablo Arroyave FernándezOdinsa

Concessions in Chile - How to balance inflation and political uncertainty with a concessions agenda?

Co-chairs
Alfonso UgarteCuatrecasas - Chile Moderator
Agathe VigneIndiGo - SP
Cristina Pardo de Vera PosadaR&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura

Brazil's Renewable Energies - What are the lines to ensure competitiveness and diversification?

Co-chairs
André LaloniCurrently Unaffiliated Moderator
Eduardo LeiteRio Grande do Sul State Government
Guilherme BarbosaXP Investimentos
Herbert LaierACCIONA Energy
Hugo LealRio de Janeiro State Government
Luiz Fernando Leone ViannaGrupo Delta Energia
Luiz MacedoRaízen
Matheus PenidoGrupo Serveng
Rogério ZampronhaPrumo Logística

Colombia's Transport Network - How to scale up private equity market participation?

Moderator
Jaime Otero
Jaime Otero
Head of Corporate Finance
Itaú Corpbanca Colombia S.A.
Carlos Rosado Zuñiga
Carlos Rosado Zuñiga
Director, Government Affairs and Public Relations
Sacyr Concesiones
Gabriel Sánchez
Gabriel Sánchez
Partner
Posse Herrera Ruiz
Jonathan Bernal
Jonathan Bernal
Vice-President of Structuring
ANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Pablo Arroyave Fernández
Pablo Arroyave Fernández
CFO
Odinsa
Jaime Otero
Jaime Otero
Head of Corporate FinanceItaú Corpbanca Colombia S.A.
Colombia
Carlos Rosado Zuñiga
Carlos Rosado Zuñiga
Director, Government Affairs and Public RelationsSacyr Concesiones
Colombia
Gabriel Sánchez
Gabriel Sánchez
PartnerPosse Herrera Ruiz
Colombia
Jonathan Bernal
Jonathan Bernal
Vice-President of StructuringANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Colombia
Pablo Arroyave Fernández
Pablo Arroyave Fernández
CFOOdinsa
Colombia

Concessions in Chile - How to balance inflation and political uncertainty with a concessions agenda?

Moderator
Alfonso Ugarte
Alfonso Ugarte
Partner
Cuatrecasas - Chile
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
LATAM Concessions Director
IndiGo - SP
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
CEO
R&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Alfonso Ugarte
Alfonso Ugarte
PartnerCuatrecasas - Chile
Chile
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
LATAM Concessions DirectorIndiGo - SP
Brazil
Agathe Vigne is Egis' LATAM Concessions Director. 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.
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
CEOR&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Chile
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.

Brazil's Renewable Energies - What are the lines to ensure competitiveness and diversification?

Moderator
André Laloni
André Laloni
CEO
Currently Unaffiliated
Eduardo Leite
Eduardo Leite
Governador
Rio Grande do Sul State Government
Guilherme Barbosa
Guilherme Barbosa
Partner - Head of Infrastructure and Energy Coverage
XP Investimentos
Herbert Laier
Herbert Laier
Country Director - Brazil
ACCIONA Energy
Hugo Leal
Hugo Leal
Secretary of Energy and Sea Economy
Rio de Janeiro State Government
Luiz Fernando Leone Vianna
Luiz Fernando Leone Vianna
VP of Institutional and Regulatory
Grupo Delta Energia
Luiz Macedo
Luiz Macedo
Director - Power & Assets Origination
Raízen
Matheus Penido
Matheus Penido
Vice President
Grupo Serveng
Rogério Zampronha
Rogério Zampronha
CEO
Prumo Logística
André Laloni
André Laloni
CEOCurrently Unaffiliated
Brazil
Eduardo Leite
Eduardo Leite
GovernadorRio Grande do Sul State Government
Brazil
Eleito prefeito de Pelotas em 2012 com aproximadamente 110 mil votos, governou o Município entre 2013 e 2016. Antes disso, foi Secretário Municipal, Vereador e Presidente da Câmara Municipal na mesma cidade. No final do mandato, Eduardo apareceu nas pesquisas de opinião com 87% de aprovação popular. Por considerar a reeleição um problema no atual sistema político brasileiro, embora líder nas pesquisas, anunciou que não iria concorrer a um novo mandato e indicou sua vice-prefeita Paula Mascarenhas como candidata. Paula venceu a eleição municipal de 2016, em primeiro turno, pela primeira vez em Pelotas com aproximadamente 112 mil votos. Estudou políticas públicas na Columbia University, em NY, EUA, cursa mestrado em gestão pública na FGV.
Guilherme Barbosa
Guilherme Barbosa
Partner - Head of Infrastructure and Energy CoverageXP Investimentos
Brazil
Guilherme Barbosa is the Partner of XP Investimentos’ Investment Banking division and is responsible for Infrastructure and Utilities coverage. Prior to XP, Guilherme was active in the Investment Banking division of BTG Pactual as responsible for opening opportunities in all sectors of the economy for Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets and M&A products – prior to that, he worked at Macquarie and Barclays Capital. Guilherme holds a degree in Economics from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).
Herbert Laier
Herbert Laier
Country Director - BrazilACCIONA Energy
Brazil
Herbert Laier Jr, who became Country Director at ACCIONA Energía in Brazil in 2022, is an Electrical Engineer, with an MBA in Electricity Sector Management, and specializations in Renewable Energies and Project Management. With more than 15 years of experience in the sector, he developed his career at Enerfín, working first in the construction and operation phases of wind farms, and then in the management of new business and opportunities for the company in the Brazilian market in a portfolio that exceeds 600MW of projects in operation.
Hugo Leal
Hugo Leal
Secretary of Energy and Sea EconomyRio de Janeiro State Government
Brazil
Lawyer graduated from UFRJ, bachelor in Economic Sciences from Faculdade Cândido Mendes and specialist in Public Policy and Government Management (UFRJ). Previously, he was Director General of the Department of Public Deposits of the State of Rio de Janeiro; Deputy Director General of the Real Estate Patrimony Department of the State of Rio de Janeiro; President of the Itaguaí Urban Development Company; State Secretary for Administration and Restructuring of Rio de Janeiro; President of the Rio de Janeiro State Traffic Department, Rio de Janeiro; State Secretary of Justice and Citizen's Rights of Rio de Janeiro; and State Deputy.
Luiz Fernando Leone Vianna
Luiz Fernando Leone Vianna
VP of Institutional and RegulatoryGrupo Delta Energia
Brazil
Luiz Macedo
Luiz Macedo
Director - Power & Assets OriginationRaízen
Brazil
Matheus Penido
Matheus Penido
Vice PresidentGrupo Serveng
Brazil
He is a member of the third generation of the owner and founder family. Matheus returned to the Group in April/2021, after 4 years in the United States where he obtained an MBA from Columbia University and worked as Chief Operations Officer of a footwear company. Previously, he worked for 19 years in several units of the company and studied Civil Engineering at Poli/USP.
Rogério Zampronha
Rogério Zampronha
CEOPrumo Logística
Brazil
Simultaneous Discussions - 12th May, 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Airports - New auction vs secondary market?

Co-chairs
Miguel NoronhaBMPI Moderator
Agathe VigneIndiGo - SP
André Isper RodriguesSao Paulo State Government
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes NetoLefosse
Jonathan BernalANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Ouahida BendjedouGroupe ADP
Tiago Sousa PereiraBrazil's National Civil Aviation Agency
Willem SutherlandMonte Equity Partners

Nearshoring to Mexico - How can infrastructure investments benefit?

Co-chairs
Federico FiscalBanco Sabadell Moderator
John KayeOTPP
Jorge Oria y AnayaRitch Mueller
José Gabriel BuenoMarhnos

Brazil's Highways - How to pave the way for highly awaited project tenders?

Co-chairs
André De AngeloACCIONA Moderator
Eduardo LeiteRio Grande do Sul State Government
Matheus Villar EjimaOTPP
Pedro CapeluppiRio Grande do Sul State Government
Sylvain MagneBNP Paribas

Andean Energy - A dawning market to broaden investments in energy generation?

Co-chairs
Jesus EnriquezICBC - New York Moderator
Inés Vázquez VargasEstudio Echecopar
Miguel ToledoIFC
Rafael Matas TrilloIDB Invest

Airports - New auction vs secondary market?

Moderator
Miguel Noronha
Miguel Noronha
Managing Director
BMPI
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
LATAM Concessions Director
IndiGo - SP
André Isper Rodrigues
André Isper Rodrigues
Executive Secretary for Investment Partnerships
Sao Paulo State Government
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes Neto
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes Neto
Partner
Lefosse
Jonathan Bernal
Jonathan Bernal
Vice-President of Structuring
ANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Ouahida Bendjedou
Ouahida Bendjedou
Head of Legal - International M&A / Project Finance
Groupe ADP
Tiago Sousa Pereira
Tiago Sousa Pereira
Director-President
Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency
Willem Sutherland
Willem Sutherland
Senior Advisor
Monte Equity Partners
Miguel Noronha
Miguel Noronha
Managing DirectorBMPI
Brazil
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.
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
LATAM Concessions DirectorIndiGo - SP
Brazil
Agathe Vigne is Egis' LATAM Concessions Director. 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.
André Isper Rodrigues
André Isper Rodrigues
Executive Secretary for Investment PartnershipsSao Paulo State Government
Brazil
Mr. André Isper is a counsel with over 10 years of experience in large-scale infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships (PPP). In January 2023, he took over the Executive Secretariat of Partnerships in Investments at São Paulo State Government, where he is responsible for new projects within the scope of São Paulo's PPP and Privatization Programs. He also serves as the General Coordinator of the State Commission for Monitoring Metro-Rail Concessions Contracts. Mr. Isper formerly acted as External Consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank (2022), Chief Advisor at the National Planning and Logistics Company (2019-2022), and Superintendent of Regulation of the State of São Paulo Transport Agency (2017-2019).
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes Neto
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes Neto
PartnerLefosse
Brazil
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes Neto holds a PhD and a Master’s Degree in Public Law issued by the University of São Paulo, graduated in Law at the São Paulo Catholic University and is the partner responsible for the Public Law and Regulation of LEFOSSE. His work focuses in concessions, PPPs, concessions, public procurement, public services and regulated markets (energy, aviation, logistics, transportation, telecoms, mining, roads, airports, seaports, construction and O&G, among others). He is the President of the Brazilian Association of IT and Communications (ABDTIC) and a member of the International Bar Association and of the Brazilian Bar Associations at São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília.
Jonathan Bernal
Jonathan Bernal
Vice-President of StructuringANI - Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
Colombia
Ouahida Bendjedou
Ouahida Bendjedou
Head of Legal - International M&A / Project FinanceGroupe ADP
France
Passion for infrastructure industry. Willing to be a game changer and to shape the infrastructure of the future. Highly experienced in structuration and negotiation of complex infrastructure projects (PPP, concessions, real estate development, setting up funds, etc...).
Tiago Sousa Pereira
Tiago Sousa Pereira
Director-PresidentBrazil's National Civil Aviation Agency
Brazil
Public Policy and Government Manag Specialist - EPPGG, of the Ministry of Planning, Budget and Manag since 2011. Nowadays, acts as Head of the Dept of Airport Economic Regulation - National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) since September 2017. At ANAC acted as a Specialist on Civil Aviation Regulation (2008/2011), Special Adv to the Presidency (2009/2011) and Head of Dept of Institucional Planning (2012/2017). Also acted as Adv to the Exec Secretary of the Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management (2012), Technician at Brazilian Central Bank (2006/2008) and as a professor of the e-learning course at the Uni of Brasilia-UnB (2007/2008). Graduated and MS in Economy from UnB, and is ongoing to became a Doctor in Economics also from the UnB.
Willem Sutherland
Willem Sutherland
Senior AdvisorMonte Equity Partners
USA
Willem Sutherland headed 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 also 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.

Nearshoring to Mexico - How can infrastructure investments benefit?

Moderator
Federico Fiscal
Federico Fiscal
Director Corporate & Investment Banking
Banco Sabadell
John Kaye
John Kaye
Managing Director
OTPP
Jorge Oria y Anaya
Jorge Oria y Anaya
Partner
Ritch Mueller
José Gabriel Bueno
José Gabriel Bueno
COO
Marhnos
Federico Fiscal
Federico Fiscal
Director Corporate & Investment BankingBanco Sabadell
John Kaye
John Kaye
Managing DirectorOTPP
Canada
John Kaye is a Managing Director in the Latin America Infrastructure team at OTPP. John is a board member of our Mexican tollroad investments: IDEAL, Arco Norte and Pacifico Sur; and previously was a director on our Chilean regulated water investments. John has a variety of transaction experience across the utility, transport and power sectors. He joined the infrastructure team full-time in 2008. Previously he was an investment banking analyst at National Bank Financial. John earned a BBA and a B.Sc. from Bishop's University, and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management. He is a CFA Charterholder and has completed the OTPP Private Investments Board of Directors Program at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.
Jorge Oria y Anaya
Jorge Oria y Anaya
PartnerRitch Mueller
Mexico
Jorge Oria y Anaya joined Ritch Mueller in 1999 and has been partner since 2014. He has gained significant experience over the past 20 years in energy, infrastructure and power transactions. He also has experience in acquisition and equipment finance, and arbitration in relation to energy and infrastructure projects. His practice focuses on representing sponsors, off-takers and local, multilateral and regional lenders as well as equity and mezzanine investors in transactions within the power (renewable and conventional), oil and gas, transportation, and water industries.
José Gabriel Bueno
José Gabriel Bueno
COOMarhnos
Mexico

Brazil's Highways - How to pave the way for highly awaited project tenders?

Moderator
André De Angelo
André De Angelo
Country Director
ACCIONA
Eduardo Leite
Eduardo Leite
Governador
Rio Grande do Sul State Government
Matheus Villar Ejima
Matheus Villar Ejima
Principal
OTPP
Pedro Capeluppi
Pedro Capeluppi
Secretary of Partnerships and Concessions
Rio Grande do Sul State Government
Sylvain Magne
Sylvain Magne
Managing Director, M&A Advisory
BNP Paribas
André De Angelo
André De Angelo
Country DirectorACCIONA
Brazil
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.
Eduardo Leite
Eduardo Leite
GovernadorRio Grande do Sul State Government
Brazil
Eleito prefeito de Pelotas em 2012 com aproximadamente 110 mil votos, governou o Município entre 2013 e 2016. Antes disso, foi Secretário Municipal, Vereador e Presidente da Câmara Municipal na mesma cidade. No final do mandato, Eduardo apareceu nas pesquisas de opinião com 87% de aprovação popular. Por considerar a reeleição um problema no atual sistema político brasileiro, embora líder nas pesquisas, anunciou que não iria concorrer a um novo mandato e indicou sua vice-prefeita Paula Mascarenhas como candidata. Paula venceu a eleição municipal de 2016, em primeiro turno, pela primeira vez em Pelotas com aproximadamente 112 mil votos. Estudou políticas públicas na Columbia University, em NY, EUA, cursa mestrado em gestão pública na FGV.
Matheus Villar Ejima
Matheus Villar Ejima
PrincipalOTPP
Canada
Pedro Capeluppi
Pedro Capeluppi
Secretary of Partnerships and ConcessionsRio Grande do Sul State Government
Brazil
Sylvain Magne
Sylvain Magne
Managing Director, M&A AdvisoryBNP Paribas
Brazil

Andean Energy - A dawning market to broaden investments in energy generation?

Moderator
Jesus Enriquez
Jesus Enriquez
Project Finance Credit Approval Director
ICBC - New York
Inés Vázquez Vargas
Inés Vázquez Vargas
Partner
Estudio Echecopar
Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
CIO – Energy Sector Lead
IFC
Rafael Matas Trillo
Rafael Matas Trillo
Head of Andean Countries
IDB Invest
Jesus Enriquez
Jesus Enriquez
Project Finance Credit Approval DirectorICBC - New York
USA
Jesus Enriquez was a Director in Fitch Ratings’ Latin American Infrastructure and Project Finance Group. Jesus is based in New York City in the United States and is part of the region’s energy team covering transactions mainly in the renewable, thermal, and transmission sectors in Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Central America. Before joining Fitch, Jesus was a Senior Manager on Deloitte’s Corporate Finance Group, providing consulting services in mergers and acquisitions, project finance, business valuations, and capital raising. Jesus provided financial advisory services to national and international companies in various industries, including energy, manufacturing, steel, cement, and retail.
Inés Vázquez Vargas
Inés Vázquez Vargas
PartnerEstudio Echecopar
Peru
Ines has more than 15 years of experience in concessions, privatizations and utilities regulation, with emphasis on the electricity sector. She has a solid background in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and financing. Ines has handled several acquisition transactions and sale of companies, as well as assets and shares participations, including mergers, spin-offs, reorganizations and other structures, both domestic and international. She was head of Latin America Power's Legal Department for two years, during which she gained wide experience and was exposed to transactions in multiple jurisdictions. She has worked on privatization and concession procedures in the electric power sector for private clients.
Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
CIO – Energy Sector LeadIFC
USA
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.
Rafael Matas Trillo
Rafael Matas Trillo
Head of Andean CountriesIDB Invest
USA

Extra Activities

Behind the scenes and beyond conferences
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SITE VISITS

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Some GRI Infra & Energy Company Members

ACCIONA - Brasil
ADP International
Aegea Saneamento
Ainda Energía & Infraestructura
Aleatica - México
Arteris
Atlas Renewable Energy - México
BNP Paribas - Brazil
BRK Ambiental
Banco MUFG Brasil S.A
Banco Sabadell en Peru
Banco Santander
BlackRock - Mexico
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners do Brasil
CDPQ - Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec - Brazil
CIBC World Markets plc - Colombia
CPFL Energia - Companhia Paulista de Força e Luz
CPPIB - Canada Pension Plan Investment Board - UK
Credit Agricole CIB - México
DP World - USA (Headquarter LATAM)
EcoRodovias Infraestrutura e Logística
Egis - Mexico
Enel Green Power Brazil
GIC
GS Inima - Brasil
Grupo Aldesa
Grupo CCR
Grupo Indi
HSBC Bank - Headquarters
IFC - International Finance Corporation - Brazil
Itaú BBA S.A
JOYCO S.A.S
Natixis - Colombia
Neoenergia
Odinsa
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Profuturo AFP
Prumo Logística
ROADIS
Sacyr - Brasil
Siemens Energy Brasil
Socicam
Sura Asset Management - Colombia
Total Eren
UNNA
Unión para la Infraestructura
VINCI Airports - Brasil
Vinci Partners - RJ
XP Investimentos
Zurich Airport Latin America Ltda.
http://www.acciona.com.br/
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
ACCIONA is a leader in providing sustainable solutions for infrastructure and renewable energy projects across the world. Its offer covers the whole value chain, from design and construction to operation and maintenance. With a presence in more than 30 countries, the Group develops its business activities based on the desire to contribute to economic and social development in the communities in which it operates.
http://
Paris | France
Groupe ADP, through its subsidiary ADP International, is one of the few players covering every aspect of the airport’s value chain, from the financing to the design and operation of an airport.
http://www.aegea.com.br
http://www.aegea.com.br
+55 11 3818-8150
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Aegea manage sanitation assets through its dealerships in several states of the country. The company acts as manager of public concessions operating in all processes of the full cycle of water – supply, collection and sewage treatment. Currently, Aegea is represented in ten Brazilian states and supplies more than 21 million people in 153 municipalities. Its shareholders are Grupo Equipav, GIC and Itaúsa.
http://www.ainda.mx
http://www.ainda.mx
+52 (55) 5202 7690
Ciudad de México | CMX | Mexico
Ainda is a listed private equity fund (CKD) focused on investing in energy and infrastructure projects in Mexico. Ainda has signed a strategic alliance with Goldman Sachs Merchant Bank Division to identify opportunities to co-invest in the country.
http://www.aleatica.com
http://www.aleatica.com
+52 55 5255 5250
Ciudad de México | CMX | Mexico
Founded in 2018, Aleatica was created with the mission of offering safe and sustainable mobility solutions supported by cutting-edge technology that anticipate customer needs. We are a pure transport infrastructure operator, which allows us to focus exclusively on the design and operation of highways and other mobility assets in 6 countries of Europe and Latin America.
http://www.arteris.com.br
http://www.arteris.com.br
+55 11 3074-2404 (Ramal 14418)
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Arteris is one of the largest highway concession companies in Brazil in managed kilometers, with over 3,400km. It manages highways located in the states of SP, MG, RJ, PR and SC, in addition to 5 federal and 4 state concessions in SP.
https://www.atlasrenewableenergy.com/
Mexico City | Mexico
Atlas Renewable Energy is an Actis portfolio company focused on the development, execution and operation of renewable energy projects across Latin America.
http://www.bnpparibas.com.br/
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Leading group in banking and financial services in Europe, it is divided into three business areas: Asset Management, Corporate and Institutional Banking and Asset Management.
https://www.brkambiental.com.br/quem-somos/
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
In the Water and Wastewater segment, BRK Ambiental operates in all regions of the country under full concession (water and wastewater) or partial concession (wastewater) model, as well as through PPPs (Public-Private Partnerships) and other associations with state and municipal entities. In addition, it has guaranteed its position with a strategy focused on synergy and on offering quality services. All of this guarantees effective performance when tackling the sanitation deficit challenge present in Brazil, while working in a complementary fashion with the government.
http://www.br.bk.mufg.jp/br/rede_de_atendimento
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with over 1,800 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has over 150,000 employees and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group” through close collaboration among our operating companies and flexibly respond to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges. For more information, visit https://www.mufg.jp/english
http://
Lima | Peru
Banco Sabadell es el cuarto grupo bancario privado español integrado por diferentes bancos marcas sociedades filiales y Sociedades participadas.
http://www.santandercib.com
Madrid | Spain
Santander Corporate & Investment Banking is Santander’s global division that supports corporate and institutional clients, offering tailored services and value-added wholesale products suited to their complexity and sophistication, while adhering to responsible banking standards that contribute to the progress of society.
https://www.blackrock.com/mx/home
Mexico City | CMX | Mexico
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.
https://bip.brookfield.com/en
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Asset Manager in Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Real Estate, Sustainable Resources, and Private Equity.
https://www.cdpq.com/en/about-us/governance/contact-us
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Canadian long-term institutional investor, CDPQ has been a major infrastructure investor for more than 15 years.
http://www.cibcwm.com
http://www.cibcwm.com
+57 (1) 5169047
Bogotá | Colombia
CIBC (CM: NYSE, TSX) is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with a market capitalization of $50 billion and a Basel III Common Equity Tier 1 capital ratio of 11.2%. Through our major business units — Canadian Personal & Small Business Banking, Canadian Commercial Banking & Wealth Management, U.S. Commercial Banking & Wealth Management and Capital Markets – our more than 44,000 employees provide a full range of financial products and services to 10 million individual, small business, commercial, corporate and institutional clients in Canada, the U.S. and around the world. CIBC’s Capital Markets business provides best-in-class insight, advice, and execution across global markets, investment banking, corporate banking and research to corporate, government and institutional clients in key markets globally. CIBC has been consistently recognized with multiple awards at the IJGlobal Americas Deals of the Year Awards for Global Infrastructure & Power since 2015.
Financial Consultant/Advisor
http://www.cpfl.com.br/
http://www.cpfl.com.br/
+55 19 3756-8111
Campinas | SP | Brazil
CPFL Energia, for 106 years in the electricity sector, has been active in the distribution, generation, trading and services segments. Since January 2017, the Group has been part of the Chinese state-owned State Grid.
http://www.cppib.com/
http://www.cppib.com/
+44 20 3205 3500
London | United Kingdom
We are a professional investment management organization that invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan on behalf of its 20 million Canadian contributors and beneficiaries.
http://www.ca-cib.com
http://www.ca-cib.com
+ 5255 9138 1380
Mexico City | Mexico
CA-CIB has been present in México for almost 50 years, offering credit assessment for Syndicated Loan Facilities, Structured Finance, Project Finance, Specialized Lending, Export & Trade Finance, Advisory and Equity Capital Markets, and others.
http://web.dpworld.com/contact/
Charlotte | NC | USA
DP World is the leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain. We operate multiple related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, marine services, logistics and ancillary services, to technology-driven trade solutions. Our portfolio of more than 150 operations in over 50 countries in six continents gives us a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. DP World’s has more than 50,000 employees from 120 countries.
http://www.ecorodovias.com.br
São Paulo | Brazil
EcoRodovias is the operator with the most extensive road network in Brazil. The Company, a subsidiary of the ASTM Group, currently manages ten highway concessions covering more than 4,000 kilometers in eight states and a port terminal.
http://www.egis-group.com/contact
Ciudad de México | CMX | Mexico
Consulting and engineering services, management and supervision of works, road and airport operations.
https://www.enelgreenpower.com/en/country-brazil.html
Rio de Janeiro | RJ | Brazil
http://www.gic.com.kw
Safat | Kuwait
http://www.gsinima.com.br
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
GS Inima Brasil acts as a construction company and holding company, structured to ensure the operational continuity and performance of the controlled concessionary companies (SPE's), as well as to compete in, get awarded and establish new concessions and public private partnerships, either by itself or in consortium with other companies. It acts in sanitation projects, from its conception and construction to its operation and maintenance in public and private markets. In addition to the Brazilian portfolio, in partnership with the South Korean unit GS E&C, GS Inima Brasil starts to develop projects of Incineration of Waste, as a form of energy generation friendly to the Environment.
http://www.aldesa.es/
http://www.aldesa.es/
+34 91 381 92 20
Madrid | Spain
http://www.grupoccr.com.br
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
CCR Group is one of the major infrastructure concession companies in Latin America. Divided into four business units, CCR Highways SP, CCR Highways BR, CCR Mobility and CCR Airports, the company operates in the main transportation modes in the region. In the road segment, it controls 3,265 kilometres of highways in four Brazilian states where the highest concentration of GDP passes through. In the transportation of passengers, it holds the concessions of lines 4 and recently won the auction to manage lines 5 and 17 of the São Paulo metro system. In addition, it is responsible for the boat system and the VLT in Rio de Janeiro and the subway operation in the capital of Bahia, Salvador. In airport concessions, the company operates in the airports of Quito (Ecuador), San José (Costa Rica), Curaçao and Belo Horizonte (Brazil). Besides, the CCR Group also has expertise in high-capacity data transmission and airport services in the United States.
http://grupoindi.com
http://grupoindi.com
+52 (55) 5540-6750
Naucalpan de Juárez | MEX | Angola
Grupo Indi es un grupo empresarial mexicano con amplia experiencia en construcción marítima, construcción pesada, edificación y obras electromecánicas. Con más de 40 años de experiencia participamos activamente en el desarrollo de infraestructura, bajo la modalidad APP, incluyendo desarrollos de vialidades, movilidad, infraestructura social y comercial, a través de 4 unidades de negocio.
http://www.hsbc.com
http://www.hsbc.com
+44 20 7991 88 88
London | United Kingdom
HSBC provides tailored financial solutions to major government corporate and institutional clients worldwide.
http://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/corp_ext_content/ifc_external_corporate_site/home
São Paulo | Brazil
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. We utilize and leverage our products and services—as well as products and services of other institutions in the World Bank Group—to provide development solutions customized to meet clients’ needs.
http://www.itau.com.br/itaubba-pt/sobre-o-itau-bba/onde-estamos/
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Biggest bank in Latin America by market value.
http://www.joyco.com.co
Bogotá | Colombia
Joyco es una empresa de asesoramiento experto en todo el ciclo de vida de los proyectos. Participamos en la planeación, construcción, operación y mantenimiento de cualquier iniciativa de infraestructura civil. En su portafolio de servicios ofrece: estructuración de proyectos, estudios y trabajos de campo, diseños, seguimiento y control, debida diligencia, asesorías técnicas especializadas y a financiadores y solución de controversias y litigios en iniciativas de infraestructura civil.
http://www.cib.natixis.com
Bogotá | Colombia
Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking Americas advises and assists corporates, institutional investors, insurers, banks and public-sector organizations. We furnish a diversified array of solutions to build long-term, trusting relationships with our clien
http://www.neoenergia.com/
Rio De Janeiro | RJ | Brazil
Neoenergia is the second largest company in the Brazilian electric sector in terms of number of consumers. It has assets in 18 states of the country and operates throughout the energy chain: generation, transmission, distribution and free energy market.
http://www.odinsa.com/es
Bogotá | Colombia
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.
http://www.otpp.com/wps/wcm/connect/otpp_en/home
Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Ontario Teachers Pension Plan is Canada's largest single-profession pension plan with $175.6 billion in net assets.
http://www.profuturo.com.pe
Lima | Peru
Profuturo AFP is part of Scotiabank, one of the world's leading financial institutions.
http://www.prumologistica.com.br
Rio de Janeiro | RJ | Brazil
http://www.roadis.com/en/
Madrid | Spain
ROADIS is the investment platform of Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments), dedicated to developing, operating and managing roads worldwide. With more than 2,800 employees, it manages 1,887 kilometres of roads. ROADIS has a total managed investment of over 4.6 billion euros , and operates in six key countries across three continents.
https://www.sacyrinfraestructuras.com/pt/brasil
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Sacyr’s international expansion enables the company to operate in 29 countries on five continents. Most of the group’s overseas activities are in Latin America, though it also boasts a considerable presence in Africa, Europe, Asia and Oceania.
https://www.siemens-energy.com/global/en.html
Jundiaí | SP | Brazil
With more than 100 years of experience in the country, the Siemens transforms its excellence in electrification, automation and digitization into solutions to break borders and bring ingenuity to Brazilians.
http://www.socicam.com.br
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Socicam contributes with pioneerism & efficiency to the sustainable development of the infrastructure and mobility. In Latin America, it takes leading position in the management of passengers in bus terminals, airports and ports.
https://www.gruposura.com/Paginas/default.aspx
Medelin | Colombia
SURA Asset Management is a Latin American company specializing in the pensions, savings, and investment industry. The company manages assets worth USD 131.9 billion, owned by over 19 million people in six countries around the region.
http://eren-groupe.com/en/renewable-energy/our-approach/
Paris | France
Total Eren in Brazil is now strongly considering investment in wind and is focused on building an exclusive investment partnership with Petrobras dedicated to onshore wind & solar.
http://www.unna.com.pe/
Lima | Peru
https://upli.co/
https://upli.co/
601 - 5800014
Lima | Peru
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.
http://www.vinci-airports.com/
Rio de Janeiro | RJ | Brazil
The Salvador Airport was integrated through a Concession Agreement lasting until 2047 to VINCI Airports, one of the five major global companies in the sector, which develops, finances, builds and operates airports.
http://www.vincipartners.com
Rio De Janeiro | Brazil
Vinci is one of Brazil’s largest alternative investment firms, with over R$ 60bi of AUM. The Real Estate area represents more than R$5,0bi of this AUM with investments across different asset classes and strategies.
http://www.xpi.com.br
http://www.xpi.com.br
+55 11 3513-8008
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
One of the largest investment companies in Brazil. For more than 15 years, XP has been transforming the investment market in the country. Today, XP are the reference when it comes to investment advice.
http://www.zurich-airport.com
Rio de Janeiro | Brazil
Outside Switzerland, Zürich currently operates at nine airports in Latin America (five airports in Brazil (Belo Horizonte, Florianópolis, Vitória, Macaé, and coming soon Natal), two in Chile, one in Colombia (Bogotá) and one in Curaçao). Flughafen Zürich AG has also a base in Malaysia from where it can develop markets in Asia.
Aldo Malpartida
Aldo Malpartida
Principal Investment Officer, Infrastructure and EnergyIDB Invest
USA
I am a seasoned business executive with 20 years’ experience leading the origination, structuring and management of principal and syndicated investments, including structured debt, mezzanine, and private equity. I am passionate about serving my clients, while structuring investments that adequately balance risk and return.

My areas of expertise include Energy, Infrastructure, and Extractives (Oil, Gas & Mining). I have arranged syndicated loans and mezzanine/equity investments across Latin America, Asia, and Eastern Europe. Currently, I lead business origination and structuring for IDB Invest in the Infrastructure and Energy space of Peru and Bolivia.
Aldo Reggiardo
Aldo Reggiardo
PartnerCuatrecasas - Peru
Peru
Ana Cândida De Mello
Ana Cândida De Mello
Partner - InfrastructureBMA Advogados
Brazil
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.
Andre Clark
Andre Clark
Senior Vice President for Latin America and Vice President BrazilSiemens Energy Brasil
Brazil
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, 2017. 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 De Angelo
André De Angelo
Country DirectorACCIONA
Brazil
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.
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
PartnerBaker McKenzie
Mexico
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.
Blanca Rodriguez
Blanca Rodriguez
CFOMarhnos
Mexico
With more than 20 years of experience in Finance, advisory and fund management, Ms. Rodriguez has been actively involved in the capital raising, originating, structuring and execution of over US$6.5 billion of debt and equity transactions in real estate and infrastructure in various countries of Latam and the US. Ms. Rodriguez is currently CFO at Marhnos, a leading Mexican company, with more than 6 decades of experience specialized in real estate and infrastructure projects. Prior to Marhnos, Ms. Rodriguez was Managing Director of the Banyan Tree Mexico Hospitality Fund.
Brigitt Bencich Aguilar
Brigitt Bencich Aguilar
Presidenta del DirectorioCOFIDE
Peru
Bruno Sena
Bruno Sena
CEOBMPI
Brazil
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.
Carlos Barrera
Carlos Barrera
CEOAtlas Renewable Energy
USA
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.
César Cañedo-Arguelles
César Cañedo-Arguelles
CEOCifi
Panama
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.
César Ramírez
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio ManagerUnión para la Infraestructura
Peru
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.
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
CEOR&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Chile
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.
Daniella Barros
Daniella Barros
Director of Regulatory and Infrastructure ProjectsVale
Brazil
Director of Regulatory and Infrastructure Projects with a demonstrated history of working in the mining & metals, port and railway industries. Strong operations professional skilled in Negotiation, Operations Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Demand Planning, and Operational Excellence.
Dênio Cidreira
Dênio Cidreira
CEOFonte Nova Negócios e Participações
Brazil
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 (currently BRK Ambiental) and Odebrecht Properties.
Diana Muñozcano
Diana Muñozcano
CIOGrupo Indi
Mexico
Jordi Tasias
Jordi Tasias
Managing Director, Latin AmericaCDPQ
Canada
Jordi Tasias is a Managing Director in the Private Equity team. He heads the Mexico office from which he oversees the activities in Latin America (outside of Brazil), including CDPQ’s private equity activities. He also supports the Infrastructure team’s business development activities. Mr. Tasias joined CDPQ in April 2018 as a Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships in the Growth Markets team. He has almost 20 years of experience in investment banking in Europe and Latin America. He spent much of his career at BBVA in Spain and Mexico, where he led the Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Markets teams. Before that, he worked at KPMG Corporate Finance in Madrid and London, and at Clairfield M&A Advisors in Barcelona.
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge Valenzuela
Principal & Managing Director, Advisory ServicesARUP
USA
Jorge Valenzuela has 20 years of experience in investments, asset management, and project management of real assets in the US and Latin America. 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 Advisory Services team for San Francisco and Latin America and has directed engagements in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Peru and the US. Civil Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, 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 Guilherme Souza
José Guilherme Souza
Managing Partner - Head of Infrastructure InvestmentsVinci Partners
Brazil
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 María Zertuche
Managing Director, InfrastructureBlackRock
Mexico
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.
Joswilb Vega Ugarte
Joswilb Vega Ugarte
Chief Investment OfficerProfuturo AFP
Peru
Julian Torrado
Julian Torrado
Managing Director, Latin AmericaCIBC
Colombia
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).
Laura Rodriguez
Laura Rodriguez
Head Of Business DevelopmentRoadis Colombia
Colombia
Leopoldo Pellon
Leopoldo Pellon
Director Operations AmericaSacyr
Colombia
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
CEO and PartnerAinda Energia & Infraestructura
Mexico
Manuel holds a BS in Economics from MIT and a MPA from Harvard and has taught courses in economics and finance at ITAM and Universidad Iberoamericana. He has worked from both the public and private sectors most related to infrastructure. Positions include Director of Studies at the Agriculture and Water Resources (1993-1994), founding partner at Analisis y Desarrollo de Proyectos (ADP) acquired by Mercer Management Consulting (1994-2006), Undersecretary of Transportation at SCT (2006-2008), Chief of Structural Change at SCT (2008-2009), Chief Administrative Officer at the Interior Ministry (2009-2010) and Head of GBM Infrastructure (2010-2015). Additionally, he was President of the Board of ASA and Alternate Board Member at PEMEX.
Marilene Ramos Múrias dos Santos
Marilene Ramos Múrias dos Santos
Grupo Águas do Brasil
Brazil
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
CEOOdinsa
Colombia
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 Toledo
CIO – Energy Sector LeadIFC
USA
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.
Otavio Silveira
Otavio Silveira
CEOOPY Health
Brazil
More than 20 years of top management experience over complex assets and businesses, taking part and leading several M&A processes on different industries. Strong experience in infrastructure industry, specially on startup and turnaround processes, taking active participation on real estate, road operation, energy and sanitation markets. Specialties: Strategic and financial planning; Long-term contracts management; Team leadership; Negotiation; Improvement of corporate reputation; Start-up and turnaround processes leadership.
Paola Larrahondo
Paola Larrahondo
Partner, InfrastructureGómez-Pinzón
Colombia
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.
Ricardo Alves
Ricardo Alves
Senior Vice President - Infrastructure Private EquityGIC
Brazil
Twelve years of experience investing in public and private equities in LatAm. Sector experience includes consumer, education, retail, healthcare at Warburg Pincus and infrastructure at GIC. He is responsible for origination and execution of transactions in the Digital Infrastructure and Transportation & Logistics sub-sectors as well as regional lead for high yield infrastructure debt in South and Central America.
Rubén López
Rubén López
Director GeneralAleatica México
Mexico
Rubén López Barrera studied the Degree in Civil Engineering at the Universidad Iberoamericana; Master of Science in Management of the Master’s Program from Stanford University; Master of Business Administration from the joint program of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. He has more than 20 years of experience in the structuring of infrastructure projects, holding various positions within ICA as Executive Director and Director of Human, Legal and Communication Resources of Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA)and as Director of Business Development and Director of Project Financing of ICA. From 2006 to 2009 he was General Director of OMA
Stephane Publie
Stephane Publie
Head of Coverage & Investment Banking CIB AmericasCrédit Agricole
USA
Stéphane Publie joined Credit Lyonnais in 1989 as a corporate banker in the French network, and subsequently held various Coverage positions both in France & in the US. In September 2011, he was appointed Head of Coverage and Investment Banking Division for the Americas for CA-CIB, then head of Global Investment Banking sectors in 2016, followed by an appointment to Head of Large French Clients in 2019. Stéphane is in now Head of Global Coverage and Investment Banking of the Americas in close coordination with the SRO and the local SCOs. He graduated with a Master’s in Economics and History from the University of Bordeaux and speaks Spanish, French and English.
Sylvia Brasil Coutinho
Sylvia Brasil Coutinho
Country Head UBS GroupUBS
Brazil
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.

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