Environmental Issues Associate Expert

An industrial engineer graduated at the Institut National des Sciences Apliquees, Toulouse, France, in 1975, with a Doctor degree at the same institute in 1982. In 1979 joined the Venezuelan oil industry as Head of the Environmental Research Group INTEVEP, S.A. (PDVSA).
From 1985 to 2001 worked as an environmental advisor at the Corporate Integral Protection Department in PDVSA. From 1989 to 2001 was appointed by PDVSA as a technical advisor of the Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to participate in the negotiation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol.
He was the technical coordinator of the Venezuelan National Greenhouse Gases Emission Inventory and a Leading Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage. Currently is an independent environmental consultant and has held various teaching positions at the Environmental Post-Graduate Department of the Central University of Venezuela and Simon BolĂ­var University.