Luis Rivera, Advisor
Luis Rivera Novo, Advisor to Worldsensing, has been director of FJME (Fundación José Manuel Entrecanales) which acts as investment branch of José Manuel Entrecanales in clean tech companies and social projects, among others.
He was Chief Executive Officer of Endesa Internacional from 2002-2007. Endesa International holds all Endesa’s in Latin America. It has approximately 14,000 MW of installed capacity and serves 11 million customers in the region In 2004, the company generated an EBITDA of 1.6 billion euro and a Net Income of 270 million euro.
Mr. Rivera joined Endesa in 1998 as Executive Vice President of Planning and Resources. Mr. Rivera has served as a Director of several Endesa-Spain subsidiaries including Electra de Viesgo, Compañía Sevillana de Electricidad and Enersis. Mr. Rivera is also the Chairman of Endesa Chile (EOC) that holds all Endesa’s generation assets in Latam and is listed in Bolsa de Santiago (Chile), New York Stock Exchange and Latibex.
Before joining Endesa, Mr. Rivera he worked as a consultant for McKinsey since 1986 and was appointed partner in that firm in 1991. While at McKinsey, he specialized in the energy and financial.
Mr. Rivera holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and an MBA degree from INSEAD.