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Tuesday, April 5 • 7:45am - 8:50am
Themed Breakfast: Latin America Opportunities
In spite of Latin America’s economic slowdown, the region continues to be one of the key growth markets globally for clean energy. In 2015, $15bn was invested in clean energy projects and more than 4GW of wind and solar projects were installed. What are the key strategies to be successful in a region marked by political instability and financial risk, but also great energy resources and competitive prices? In this round-table, leading generators in Latin America discuss risks and opportunities of investing in the region.

Moderator
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Lilian Alves

Head of Latin America Research, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Lilian Alves is the Head of Latin America Research at Bloomberg New Energy Finance. She focuses on power markets and renewable energy, looking at economic fundamentals, policy and regulation, development strategies and future trends for Latin America. After conducting in-depth analysis on the Brazilian and Chilean markets, Lilian now specializes on Mexico's power sector. She also leads the Climatescope project for Latin America, a report on the... Read More →

Speakers
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Amos J. Hochstein

Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, Bureau of Energy Resources, US Department of State
Amos J Hochstein currently serves as the Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs leading the Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) at the U.S. Department of State. He oversees U.S. foreign policy engagement in the critical intersection of energy and national security. In this role, he advises the Secretary on global energy security and diplomacy, as well as promotes U.S. interests to ensure energy resources are used to... Read More →
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Sebastián Kind

Undersecretary for Renewable Energy, Ministry of Energy and Mining, Argentina
Sebastian Kind is Mechanical Engineer from the National Technological University of Argentina (UTN) and he holds a Master’s of Science in Renewable Energies from EUREC Agency in Brussels (Belgium) jointly with Zaragoza University (Spain) and Athens National Technological University (Greece). He also holds a degree in management development from IAE Business School (Argentina). He has more than 15 years of experience in the renewable energy... Read More →
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Alessandra Marinheiro

Latam Chief Executive Officer, ContourGlobal
Mrs Alessandra Marinheiro joined ContourGlobal in August 2009 as Business Development Vice-President for Brazil, where she successfully originated and structured greenfield wind and hydro projects. Alessandra is currently ContourGlobal’s LATAM CEO, where she is responsible for implementing growth strategies for the Latin America and strengthening the Company’s presence in this region. Prior to that, Alessandra worked for 12 years at... Read More →
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Li Yinsheng

Chief Executive Officer, Brazil, China Three Gorges
Educational background:  Bachelor’s degree in Science (1996) and Master’s degree in Engineering (2004) from the Tsinghua University in Beijing, He is a civil engineer, majored in water resources and hydropower. Li Yinsheng is CEO of CTG Brasil, meanwhile leads a team in China for business development and assets management in Europe, Americas and Australia; he also sits on the boards of CTG's investment arms in Luxembourg... Read More →


Tuesday April 5, 2016 7:45am - 8:50am
Grand Hyatt New York 109 East 42nd Street, New York, New York, USA, 10017