Roberto Herrera

Country Manager, Dominican Republic

Roberto Herrera is the Country Manager for the Dominican Republic and Director of the Board of Interenergy Holdings. He is also the CEO of La Compañía de Electricidad de San Pedro de Macorís, a 300 MW CCGT in the Dominican Republic and its operator Basic de la República Dominicana, and Executive Director and Vice President to the Board of the Consorcio Energético Punta Cana Macao (CEPM).
He is the President of the Dominican Electrical Industry Association (ADIE), of the Santo Domingo Water Fund and the local DR board of Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH). Also a member of the Energy Steering Commitee of the Institute of the Americas.

Roberto is also a member of the Executive Committees of the National Private Business Council (CONEP), Association of Industries of the DR (AIRD), and the American Chamber of Commerce in the DR (AMCHAMDR). Roberto also serves on the boards of DR university Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), the Round Table of Commonwealth Countries and of Fundación Sinfonía.
In 2013, he was chosen a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and landed the number 1 spot of the “Top 40 Under 40 ranking” by top DR business magazine Mercado.

He is a past President of the British Chamber of Commerce in the DR and the Red Nacional de Apoyo a la Protección Ambiental (ECORED) and past Chair of the DR Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).

Roberto has an economics degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in Santo Domingo and an MBA (based on the University of North Carolina program), Magna Cum Laude from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  In 1997 he was awarded a British Chevening Scholarship to study a Master of Science in Business Economics at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Roberto has been a recurrent speaker at the Institute of the Americas Annual La Jolla Latin American Energy Conference and at Platt’s Annual Private Power in Central America and Annual Private Power in the Caribbean conferences.

 

Session: Executive Summit

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