• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Juan Ignacio Rubiolo


Executive Vice President & President, International Businesses

Juan Ignacio Rubiolo is AES International Businesses President. Juan Ignacio has worked at AES for twenty years. From 2018 to 2021, he served as AES President for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. In this role, he worked in partnership with regional leaders, regulators, customers and communities to transform the energy matrix of whole economies and deliver greener, smarter solutions to meet growing energy needs. With extensive experience in business development, risk management and commercial strategy, Juan Ignacio combines his knowledge of the energy sector with AES global resources and local expertise to accelerate the responsible transition to a clean energy future. Under his leadership, AES continues to grow its renewables and natural gas platforms in the company's Eurasia and Latin America regions to ensure critical diversification, cleaner reliability and reduce reliance on fossil fuels to help our partners achieve their clean energy goals. In recent years, he has led the acceleration of innovative energy solutions, solar generation for large commercial and industrial clients, the digitalization of utilities, and the deployment of 5B's prefabricated solar solution in Panama. Since joining AES in 2001, Juan Ignacio has actively participated in the opening of electricity markets in Argentina, the Philippines, Panama and the Dominican Republic. As part of the company’s strategy to accelerate the delivery of reliable and renewable energy solutions in Central and South America, Juan Ignacio oversaw the structuring of AES’ joint ventures with Grupo BAL in Mexico. He also led the closing of the first AES energy export from Argentina to Brazil, a regional milestone in interconnection. His expertise in strategic, financial and commercial planning as well as market structuring and project management in emerging markets has led him to advise various AES businesses on promoting competitive markets and strategic business models that meet customer needs.

Sessions With Juan Ignacio Rubiolo

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 11:30am - 12:00pm (CST) / 08/mar/2023 05:30 pm - 08/mar/2023 06:00 pm

    Hydrogen in Latin America

    The global push for decarbonization is drawing interest from investors worldwide to produce green hydrogen in Latin America. Most countries in the region have announced national hydrogen strategies and roadmaps seeking to establish a framework for future investments. What policies and incentives are still needed to unlock investments? What business models are expected to emerge in the industry? What are the risks and challenges that businesses may face?

Thursday, 9 March

  • 07:15am - 08:20am (CST) / 09/mar/2023 01:15 pm - 09/mar/2023 02:20 pm

    Battery Storage: The next leap forward

    Innovation & Technology
    Energy storage is a critical tool to enable high levels of renewable penetration in the future, and grid-connected batteries are becoming common around the world. From small residential systems to large utility-scale projects, such systems are providing a growing range of services. What business models will drive the build out of battery energy storage? What technologies are being deployed? Where are the next big opportunities?