About Tabaré…


Tabaré Arroyo, February 2014

Tabaré Arroyo Currás (Mexico, 1983) is an international energy expert with over 10 years of combined experience in energy and climate strategies, policies and economics. He studied the Bachelors in Sciences (BSc) in Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Americas in Puebla (Mexico, 2001-2006) and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (Australia, 2004). In 2010, he finished his Masters in Sciences (MSc) in Sustainable Development (Energy and Resources) at the Utrecht University (the Netherlands, 2008-2010). Recently, he performed extended education at graduate level in the field of Economics of Climate Change at the Technical University of Berlin (Germany, 2011-2013) and  Climate and Renewable Energy Finance at the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance (Germany, 2014). A more detailed CV of Tabaré can be found here.

Tabaré currently works as Regional Director Sustainable Energy Policy at WWF Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC). In this position he leads regional policy and strategy development, as well as implementation, of WWF’s work on sustainable energy with focus on cooperation among countries of LAC region. He serves as coordinator of joint work with WWF Network offices in LAC on the topic, and as focal point for WWF’s engagement with relevant organizations, as well as bilateral and multilateral energy initiatives, in the LAC region. He provides dedicated attention to the development and implementation of strategic work for the region, in order to advance the expansion of non-conventional renewable energy generation. In the past, he has been appointed as WWF delegate to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).