The World Energy Council (WEC) has appointed Dr. NicolÃ¡s M. Depetris Chauvin as its new regional manager for the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region.
Dr. Depetris Chauvin will be supporting the WEC in strengthening its network in the LAC region. He has been tasked to promote the participation of WEC members from the region with the WEC’s high-level global network, to build new national Member Committees, and to reinforce the WEC’s engagement with regional energy organizations and development banks. Dr. Depetris Chauvin will support the WEC’s work programs and studies by providing cross-sectorial strategic insights for the global energy sector. He will also be speaking at conferences and events on behalf of the WEC.
Dr. Chauvin is a senior economist with experience in development, resource economics, and international trade covering not only Latin America but also Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.
Prior to joining WEC, Dr. Chauvin was senior advisor at the African Center for Economic Transformation, a research and policy think-tank in Ghana, where he advised on the organization’s strategy and analytical content of its work programs. His previous posts also include strategic advisory and research positions at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource-Rich Economies, and the Ministry of Economics of Argentina.