Hector Baldivieso

Inter-American Development Bank
Energy Specialist

 Hector Baldivieso is an energy specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); he joined the Bank in 2010 and has since worked in the Energy Division programs for  Central America and the Caribbean, in particular Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, with an emphasis in areas of: renewable energy, energy efficiency, rural electrification and  regional integration.  Before joining the Bank, he worked extensively in the Latin American region with development of hydropower projects for the generation company COBEE and parent companies: Vatttenfall, NRG Energy, Globeleq Inc., and Israel Corp.  Hector has a degree in Civil Engineering from the Technical University of Oruro in Bolivia, and an MBA from the Bolivian Catholic University and the Harvard Institute for International Development.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB works to improve lives in the region, helping to improve health and education, and advance infrastructure through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, within a framework of sustainable and climate-friendly development. The IDB provides loans, grants, and technical assistance, and conducts extensive research in support of development interventions.