Irene Alfaro

Downstream Director

Irene Alfaro is a Uruguayan Chemical Engineering with more than 15 years of working experience in ARPEL, managing international projects involving upper managers, managers, and experts from oil and gas companies mainly in Latin America and the Caribbean but also from outside the region, some involving external consultants or jointly developed with external institutions in the region, either financed internally or externally (by international institutions); managing regional and international networks of specialists; representing ARPEL at international and regional forums; developing several communication activities such as presentations in regional and international events; developing documents, databases and technical studies such as benchmarking activities among member companies; organizing bilingual regional seminars and congresses of more than 100 participants located in different countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, etc. The technical scope of the projects and activities stated above is on downstream and midstream of oil and gas, downstream of biofuels, as well as corporate issues regarding energy transitions, climate change, energy efficiency, and occupational health and safety.