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Head of the IDB Energy Division and Head of the IDB Group Electromobility Group

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Dr. Marcelino Madrigal, former commissioner of the Regulatory Commission in Mexico, senior specialist at the World Bank, and research professor member of the national system of researchers in Mexico. He has more than twenty years of experience in academia, development banking, and government in policy and regulatory agencies. He specializes in the operation, planning, market design and regulation of the electricity sector. He is currently a principal specialist at the IDB, focusing on support for regulatory development for the transformation of the electricity sectors in Latin America. He was the Chairman of the International Committee of the World Forum of Regulators 2018 and Vice President of the Ibero-American Association of Regulators (ARIAE). Dr. Madrigal has a bachelor's, master's and doctorate in Electrical Engineering from the Morelia Institute of Technology, the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon and the University of Waterloo in Canada. He has published dozens of peer-reviewed technical articles and received the prestigious IEEE Outstanding Young Power Engineering Award.