Tania Ortíz Mena

Sempra Infrastructure

President for Mexico

Tania Ortiz Mena is President of Sempra Infrastructure in Mexico and also Group President, Clean Power and Energy Networks for Sempra Infrastructure. In this role, Ortiz Mena leads the company’s activities related to clean power generation, as well as natural gas transportation and distribution, and fuel storage facilities in North America. Most recently, Ortiz Mena was IEnova's chief executive officer from September 2018 to September 2021. She began her career at IEnova in 2000, holding different positions, including vice president of external affairs and development and chief development officer. From 1994 to 1999, Ortiz Mena worked as deputy commercial manager for Refined Products of PEMEX international subsidiary, PMI. Ortiz Mena serves as independent board member of the Mexican Stock Exchange and member of its Corporate Practices Committee. She co-chairs the U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council and is a member of the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue. She is also member of the Inter-American Dialogue, board member of the Mexican Natural Gas Association, board member of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations COMEXI, and founding member of Voz Experta. From 2015 to 2016, Ortiz Mena chaired the Mexican Natural Gas Association and from 2015 to 2018 she was a member of the advisory board of the Energy Regulatory Commission. Ortiz Mena holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Universidad Iberoamericana.

Sessions With Tania Ortíz Mena

Wednesday, 9 March

Thursday, 10 March

  • 07:30am - 08:35am (CST) / 10/mar/2022 01:30 pm - 10/mar/2022 02:35 pm

    Navigating the Risks & Rewards in Latin American Power Markets

    Panel Power & Renewables
    Latin America’s growth trajectory in non-hydro renewable and gas-fired generation is set to continue and even accelerate as market fundamentals remain sound. The region continues to face multiple challenges, including economic and political risks, but new business opportunities and models are emerging and disrupting long-standing market paradigms in the power sector. Amid this period of uncertainty, what are the key opportunities in the power sector? How can corporate power purchase agreements reshape the market for renewables? How will the region combine the growing role of intermittent renewable resources with the need for additional flexibility and stability? What is the role of emerging technologies and green hydrogen in the region?