• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Gustavo Checcucci


Energy and Industrial Decarbonization Director

Gustavo Checcucci is currently Energy and Industrial Decarbonization Director at Braskem. He leads the global industrial decarbonization program focused on reducing Braskem’s industrial greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2030, defining the strategy and leading the roadmap of GHG initiatives. He is also responsible for Braskem’s global management and commercialization of energy at the company, including Power, Natural Gas and other fuels, leading Braskem’s transition for a renewable energy matrix. Gustavo is president of the board of VOQEN, Braskem’s power and gas trade company, and a member of the board of Braskem’s affiliated power generation companies. He is also a board member of the Brazilian Operator of the Transmission System – ONS and president of the Board of ABRACE – Brazilian association of large energy consumers. With more than 20 years of experience of the market, Gustavo holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia, a specialization in Energy from Salvador University, an executive MBA in finance from INSPER, and a certification from the AMP - Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School.

Sessions With Gustavo Checcucci

Thursday, 9 March

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

    Latin America Power: Going greener amid volatility

    Power & Renewables
    Renewables will continue to lead investments in Latin America’s power sector, despite the different stages of market development across the region. As wind and solar capacity additions ramp up, investments in gas-fired generation and transmission infrastructure are also expected to gain traction. These foundational changes in the region’s power mix are challenged by economic and political issues, but how can developers and investors navigate the risks and capture new business opportunities? How can they increase the resilience of business models amid growing volatility? How will the region deal with the growing needs for flexibility and stability in the power generation mix?