Brazilian Member Committee

Comitê Brasileiro do Conselho Mundial da Energia


The Brazilian Committee of the World Energy Council (CBCME) is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation that represents Brazil in the World Energy Council. It has both corporate and individual members. CBCME works in conjunction with the WEC to promote access, availability and acceptance of energy through: publication of its annual report, Brazilian Energy Statistics; identification of energy issues and policy recommendations; advising decision makers in both government and industry; facilitating dialogue between decision makers, experts and civil society; and implementation of action plans locally and regionally.

Chair: Pedro Louis de Oliveira Jatoba

Mr. Pedro L O Jatoba Graduated in Electrical Engineering, in 1980, at the Federal University of Bahia State, Brazil, where he specialized in Telecommunications and Production Engineering.

Since 1980, he has been working in areas such as system control and protection for transmission companies, operation and dispatch, telecommunication systems and operation projects; general and financial management in distribution companies and business development at the Eletrobras group’s companies.

Since 2009, he has been heading the international department of Eletrobras, where business opportunities in renewable generation and transmission systems in South America, Central America, USA and Africa are evaluated and strategies are developed for international action and for conducting the business structuring process.

In 2014, he was named Superintendent of Foreign Operations at Eletrobras, position that which he still holds today.