Alberto Francisco Chiesara Sanchez
Born and raised in Venezuela, Alberto is an energy expert and business entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in different areas of energy production, energy distribution, and energy risk management. He is the co-founder of a couple of technology-leading companies in the energy transition sector specializing in transportation and distribution of different types of gases from Hydrogen to Natural Gas.
Alberto earned his bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering in Venezuela, where he initially worked as an Oilfield Engineer. He later obtained his Diplôme d'Ingénieur and Master’s in Petroleum Management from the Institut Français du Pétrole, IFP in France, and a Master of Science (MSc) in Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M.
His experience encompasses working for Shell Trading in both Houston and London where he traded crude oil and later for Morgan Stanley in New York where he led the commodities expansion into LNG. He is particularly interested in investing and developing companies optimizing the supply chain for different gases and developing a decentralized, flexible and reliable power grid.