Alfonso Blanco Bonilla has an extensive experience as an Energy & Environment Specialist in Latin America and the Caribbean. He has lead projects, teams and has provided advice to governments on regulatory issues, energy policy, formulation and evaluation of projects and financing models for energy projects. He has participated in the design, evaluation, implementation, commencement of operations and program management for public, private entities and has served as a direct link with international organizations. He has held high responsibility administrative functions by shaping up the teams in charge of the development and implementation of energy policies in Uruguay. He was a consultant to the International Development Bank and the United Nations on energy and the environment. Mr. Alfonso Blanco Bonilla completed his undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (UdelaR), where he was granted the title of Industrial Mechanical Engineer. MBA (Master of Business Administration) from ORT Uruguay University and has postgraduate studies in Economics, Diploma in Economics by the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences of UdelaR University, Uruguay.