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Fernando J. de Sisternes

1850 I St. NW, 10th floor
Washington, DC 20433
Tel.: (202) 280-5076
E-mail: fsisternes at
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PhD Engineering Systems: Technology, Management and Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ('14)
SM Technology and Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ('10)


Fernando is an energy specialist at the World Bank where he works in energy security, infrastructure investments, development and governance. He assists governments in strategic energy planning and infrastructure development, and he currently leads the analyses for a number of regional projects aimed at creating the enabling conditions to deploy renewable energy and the institutions to support trade of gas and electricity. Fernando is also an affiliate at MIT's Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research where he has developed economic and financial engineering tools to quantify the economic value of new energy technologies, and the impact of energy policies on greenhouse gas emissions. He has over thirteen years of experience in the energy sector and his work has been published in journals such as IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and Energy Economics. In the past, he has worked as staff for the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, the International Energy Agency (OECD) in Paris, the wind power developer and manufacturer Gamesa, and for other organizations as an independent policy consultant. He holds a Ph.D in Technology, Management and Policy and a M.S. degree in Technology and Policy, both from MIT; and a diploma in Chinese language from Peking University.

Last update: June, 2017