ReImagina Puerto Rico
Malu Blázquez Arsuaga is an Executive Professional with vast experience and knowledge in operations management, program and project management, and process and performance improvement. Malu has a B.S. and M.S. in Industrial and Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY and has over 25 years of professional work experience that includes managing various types of development opportunities from the planning and permitting phase of concept through execution and build-out, and leading complicated development opportunities. Malu served as Project Manager for CSA Group, Inc. during 8 years in important government projects, such as the master planning and permitting of San Juan Waterfront Development (Bahía Urbana) and also the design and buildout of Piers 6, 7 & 8, and Eastern Gateway of Bahía Urbana.
She recently led the Roosevelt Roads Local Redevelopment Authority from 2013 through 2016 as Executive Director in managing the public corporation and the redevelopment efforts of over 3,000 acres of Former Naval Station Roosevelt Roads (FNSRR) in Ceiba and Naguabo, PR. As of January 2018, Malu is the Executive Director of a non-profit organization, ReImagina Puerto Rico, which developed 97 recommendations in June of 2018 for the reconstruction and rebuilding of a stronger and more resilient Puerto Rico by integrating and engaging multiple voices and sectors from Puerto Rico during the outreach and engagement process. ReImagina Puerto Rico is dedicated to promoting a just and coordinated reconstruction that maximizes benefits for all Puerto Ricans.
Malu participated as a member of the Southern States Energy Board Blue Ribbon Task Force and was also part of the Puerto Rico Senate Technical Advisory Committee that assisted the PR
Senate in 2018 in developing the new energy public policy and regulatory framework for the Puerto Rico Energy Transformation process, which resulted in Law 17-2019 April 11, 2019.