José Roberto Estévez Salas holds a Dipl.Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas (UCA), a Graduate degree in Geothermal Energy from UNU-GTP (Iceland), as well as an M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iceland. José Roberto Estévez is part of LaGeo – company of GrupoCEL El Salvador – since early 2000s, where he had the opportunity to develop the role of Director of Geothermal Development Projects. Throughout these years, he has dedicated his knowledge to the development and growth of Geothermal energy in El Salvador. This allowed him to be granted the National Geothermal Award in 2016, in recognition of his contribution to Geothermal development in the country. José Roberto Estévez Salas is also a delegate from El Salvador in the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA).