Director, Clean Energy Latin America (CELA)
Eduardo Tobias Ruiz is Director at CELA, a specialist in investment analysis, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), project finance and business development in the renewable energy sector. He has 11 years of professional experience, having participated in several acquisitions and privatization of renewable energy assets in Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as development, valuation and financing of several greenfield projects, especially in the sugar and ethanol, biodiesel and biomass-to-energy sectors. He is also a visiting Professor at FGV Management and FIA teaching Corporate and Project Finance classes. Eduardo is the author of the book Investment Analysis in Bioenergy Greenfield Projects.
Prior to joining CELA, for more than four years, he was responsible for the Project Finance and Business Development departments at ERB – Energias Renováveis do Brasil. He also worked at Infinity Bio-Energy’s Business Development and M&A departments, at Bloomberg New Energy Finance in Australia and at JP Morgan Chase in Brazil. He has a BSc. in Business Administration from FGV-EAESP and a MSc. in Bioenergy from FGV-EESP, USP-ESALQ and EMBRAPA.