Dominican Republic Member Committee

Consejo Mundial de Energía - RD

Chair: Rudy Ramírez

He was born in Barahona, Dominican Republic in 1960.
He graduated in Economics from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD), he participated in two diploma degrees in formulating and evaluating projects in two other universities.
He has participated in multiple seminars and workshops throughout his professional career.
He was president of the Central American and Caribbean Chapter of CIER (CECACIER), member of the Dominican College of Economists (CODECO).
As regards the labor market, he has held a number of positions in the last 20 years, such as the Purchasing Manager of the Haina Electricity Generating Company (EGE-HAINA), the Financial Manager of the Dominican Hydroelectric Generation Company (EGEHID). He is currently the Director of Electrical Market of the Dominican Electric Transmission Company (ETED).

Secretary: George Reinoso

Mr. George Reinoso has over 30 years of experience in the energy sector. Born in the Dominican Republic, he holds a degree in electrical engineering from the Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic, a Masters in Electrical Power Systems from the Instituto Politécnico Nacional de México and an engineering degree from the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. Mr. Reinoso’s has experience in policy analysis and strategic planning for the energy sector, focusing on sector reforms, privatization, regulation, and investment analysis. George was the first executive director of the Dominican National Energy Commission (2001-2003) and is considered among the most qualified Dominican technicians in matters relating to electricity and energy efficiency. From 2003 to 2004, Mr. Reinoso was the Superintendent of Electricity and from 2009 to 2012 he advised the Dominican Corporation of State-Owned Electric Companies. George has extensive experience coordinating activities in the energy sector with the Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank and the United States Department of Energy. He is currently working with the Dominican Association of Industries to increase energy efficiency among local manufacturing industries using South-South Knowledge Exchange.