Pedro Amaral Jorge
- Session 2: Investment Opportunities and ESG Considerations in Sustainable Energy Projects
Pedro Amaral Jorge joined APREN in December 2018, first as Vice President and later (since March 2019) as President and spokesperson of the Association. He previously took a role at AfDB to work as private sector expert in developing and structuring Infrastructure, Energy, Water and Sanitation Projects in Africa, with focus in the Sub-Saharan Africa region.
Pedro has a track record on EPC and Utility business development, financing, designing, building and management with more than 15 years of international work experience, having worked in Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East.
Pedro has 20 years’ experience in Top Management positions such as General Manager, Executive Board Member, Executive Director and CEO.
Pedro lead the development, execution, implementation and management of water and sanitation sustainable infrastructure, natural gas distribution infrastructure and renewable energy projects, all in different contract structures, in several countries and continents.
Pedro worked for AfDB, Mitsubishi/METITO, Mota-Engil, SACYR/SOMAGUE, IDOM, among others.
Pedro has an Executive MBA in Finance and Operations from IESE/AESE as well as a MsC in Mechanical Engineering from IST – Instituto Superior Técnico.