4.3
Bogotá, Colombia
Speaks English, French, Spanish

An expert in business and regulatory affairs in the energy sector

Andrés Pesca is a leader in the energy industry, with extensive experience in government and regulatory affairs. His professional expertise combines public and private sectors including the National Planning Department, the Energy and Gas Regulatory Commission and the Power Generators Business Association (ANDEG). Andrés graduated from the TRIUM Global Executive MBA, ranked third in the Financial Times’ Executive EMBA
Questions I can answer:
What’s the wholesale electricity market regulatory framework?
Which are the main drivers to invest in new power plants?
What’s the wholesale natural gas market regulatory framework?


Experience
Asociación Nacional de Empresas Generadoras - ANDEG • Colombia

Technical and Environmental Director

2011 - Present (7 years, 2 months)
ANDEG is a private business association that gathers 12 power generators companies representing 35% of Colombia's total generation installed capacity. As the Technical and Environmental Deputy Director in ANDEG, I lead the analysis of policies and regulatory frameworks that support the Association final position on the subject under discussion. I lead the technical and environmental committees by promoting discussion based on comprehensive theoretical frameworks and international experience on issues ranging from electricity markets architecture through climate change and new energy finance
Comisión de Regulación de Energía y Gas - CREG • Colombia

Consultant

2008 - 2011 (3 years, 7 months)
CREG is the regulatory body that designs and implements the economic regulation of the Colombian energy industry. As a consultant in CREG, I worked designing regulatory frameworks, leading theoretical analysis and international experience research. That included working closely with the Commissioners and advising during decision-making committees. I specialized in the market design of electricity and natural gas markets, and on natural gas pipelines tariff design
Departamento Nacional de Planeación - DNP • Colombia

Advisor at the Mines and Energy Unit

2005 - 2008 (2 years, 3 months)
DNP is the leading policy coordinator agency in the Colombian government. As an advisor and specialized professional in the National Planning Department, I had the opportunity to work on energy policy design during the discussion of the National Development Plan 2014 - 2016 and coauthored blueprint energy policy documents (CONPES). I also assisted and advised the Mines and Energy Deputy Director and the DNP's Director and Deputy Director during meetings at the Energy and Gas Regulatory Commission, the National Hydrocarbon Agency, the Mines and Energy Ministry and the Finance Ministry
Inter-American Development Bank • Colombia

Consultant - IADB Private Investment in Infrastructure Policy Loan

2005 - 2005 (4 months)
Involved in the Inter – American Development Bank’s Credit Program implementation at the DNP’s Infrastructure and Energy Direction. Coauthored policy notes advising strategies to incentivize private investment in the Colombian energy industry