Associação Conselho Mundial de Energia Brasil is the national member representing Brasil at the World Energy Council. Its members include companies in the private and public sectors, associations, and academic institutions. The association’s objective is to promote the Humanising energy vision of the Council and bridge the gap in achieving faster, fairer, and more extensive energy transitions.
Luiz Fernando is a prominent energy professional with over 40 years of experience in Brazil's energy industry. Currently serving as the Institutional and Regulatory Vice President of the Delta Energia Group, he holds positions as the President of the Forum for Environmental and Sustainability of the Electric Sector (FMASE) and as a Member of the Executive Board in the energy sector at the Getulio Vargas Foundation, the third-ranked think tank globally.
Throughout his professional career, he has held roles such as the General Director of Itaipú Binacional, the CEO of Companhia Paranaense de Energia (Copel Holding), and served on the Board of Directors of ONS, representing Civil Society. His notable contributions include founding and presiding over the Forum for Environmental Issues in the Electric Sector (FMASE).
Among his recognitions, in 2017, Luiz Fernando was honored with the Medal of the Order of the Pine, awarded by the Government of the State of Paraná. He is a Comendador of the Order of Santiago de Compostela in Spain and was awarded the Comendador Gran Cruz – Order of the Falls by the Municipal Prefecture of Foz do Iguaçu in 2019. He also received the Ecology and Environmentalism Award from the Municipal Chamber of Curitiba.
Nelson Leite is a prominent energy professional with over 40 years of experience in Brazil's energy industry. Currently serving as Executive Director of the Brazil Member Committee and Professor of the Getulio Vargas Foundation, he holds positions as the President of the Brazilian Association of Electric Energy Distributors, Chair of Electrobras Distribution and Superintendent of Electric Company of Minas Gerais.
Nelson is an engineer From the Federal University of Minas Gerais and Master of Business Administration at IBMEC.