Managing Director and Founder, CELA – Clean Energy Latin America
Camila has 13 years of experience in the Latin America renewable energy sector. She is founder and managing director of CELA – Clean Energy Latin America, supporting clients in developing investment projects in renewable energy in Latin America including policy and legal framework analysis (especially renewable energy auctions/tenders), renewable energy strategy, market intelligence, fundraising, project finance, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Camila is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Brazilian PV Industry Association (ABSOLAR), of the Advisory Board of the Latin America & Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy (LAC-CORE) and of the Advisory Board of the InterAmerican Clean Energy Institute. Camila also serves as Brazil Contributor at Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), a Paris-based renewable energy policy multi-stakeholder network that connects actors to facilitate policy development towards a global transition to renewable energy.
Prior to founding CELA, Camila served as Brazil Country Manager and Head of Latin America Research and Analysis for Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), where she was responsible for the company’s research, operations and team in the Latin America and Caribbean region. She also served as Marketing and Communications Manager for ERB – Energias Renováveis do Brasil, a Brazilian renewable energy company that replaces fossil fuel for renewable energy at large industrial clients, as Research Coordinator for Infinity-Bio Energy, a Brazil-based bioenergy company and as Senior Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Camila has a BSc. and MSc. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.