Manlio F. Coviello is Chief of Natural Resources and Energy, at the Economic Regional Commission for Latin America of the United Nations, Santiago, Chile. He is currently Special Advisor to the President of the Energy Commission of the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino), member of the Coordinating Committee of SE4ALL/Americas, and Permanent Member of the “Presidential Commission on Lithium” in Chile. He is currently Assistant Professor of Energy Planning at the Engineering Department of Catholic University of Chile. He holds a Ph.D. in Geophysics (Genoa University) and Master in Business Administration (Bocconi University, Milan). In 2012, acted as Senior Fellow Professor in the E3 cluster (Earth, Energy & Environment) of IASS-Potsdam, the research institute directed by the Nobel Prize in Physics 1984, Prof. Carlo Rubbia. From 1994 to date, provided technical assistance to energy Ministers and Chairmen of energy regulatory agencies of 16 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean; participated as keynote speaker or chairman in 60+ international events; and prepared more than 30 international publications on energy issues.