Management team

Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster

Chief Executive Officer

Chairman of the Board

Rolando founded the business in 1988 and has over 40 years of experience in project management and business development.

He began his career at Gulf & Western Industries where he started out as a special assistant to chairman and founder Charles Bluhdorn, eventually becoming its youngest corporate Vice President and Head of International Operations. After Gulf & Western, Rolando went on to establish his own companies to acquire and operate assets in the region.

Rolando, Georgetown University College Class 1968, serves on many of his alma mater’s boards. He was Chair of the International Initiatives Board and is currently a trustee on the Board of Advisers of the Georgetown College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Latin American Board.

He is a Director and Trustee of the William, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation. He is also a member of the Energy Committee of the Clinton Global Initiative, focusing on the development of clean and renewable energy. Rolando is proud to be a founding member of the Walkabout Foundation which has distributed 21,000 wheelchairs to date.

Jorge V. Jasson

Sr Managing Director, Head of Strategy

Member of the Board of Directors

Jorge leads InterEnergy’s business strategy function, is a member of the Investment Committee and sits on the Board. He also sits on the Boards of several of the company’s operating businesses.

Prior to his involvement with InterEnergy, he was a founding partner and the chairman of Dolomite Capital Management, an emerging markets fund of hedge funds started in 2005 and sold to Ashmore Group in 2008.

Jorge joined The Chase Manhattan Bank from Citibank in 1985, and worked for Chase and its successor JPMorgan Chase, throughout various mergers and combinations uninterruptedly until his retirement from JPMorgan Chase in February 2003.

His assignments included positions in Argentina in the corporate finance group, in Brazil where he ran the firm’s Merchant Banking Group for two years and in New York for most of his career. In New York he ran the firm’s Global Emerging Markets Division and managed the International Fixed Income Division.

Flavio da Silveira Pinheiro

Managing Director, Head of Corporate Finance

Member of the Board of Directors

Flavio leads InterEnergy’s corporate finance, investor relations and administrative functions. Flavio is also a member of the Investment Committee and sits on the board of InterEnergy and its operating businesses.

Flavio was a Director in the Investment Banking department of Credit Suisse First Boston, holding positions in New York and London from 1997 to 2007, focusing on M&A and equity transaction execution.

In 2007, Flavio founded Sprimont Capital LLC, a firm with offices in New York and Rio de Janeiro, to advise on and invest in transactions in Latin America. While at Sprimont, Flavio advised Basic Energy on several M&A and financing transactions, including the acquisitions of Pedregal Power Company and Jamaica Energy Partners.

In early 2011, Flavio brought together a group of institutional investors with Basic Energy, and played a key role in structuring the transactions that led to the formation of InterEnergy. After InterEnergy was formed, Flavio took on management and Board responsibilities, and went on to work on securing additional equity funding from the IFC, IFC Asset Management Company and Barings.

Roberto Herrera

Managing Director, Head of Dominican Republic

Member of the Board of Directors

Roberto is the CEO of CESPM and its operator Basic de la República Dominicana. He is also the Executive Director and Vice President to the Board of CEPM and a member of the InterEnergy Board.

Roberto has over 20 years’ experience working in the Latin America energy sector. Previously, he was the Deputy Country Manager in the Dominican Republic of Basic Energy; Vice President for Administration of EGE HAINA and CEPM; and Regional Manager for the Americas of Scotia Energy Ltd.

Roberto has an economics degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in Santo Domingo and an MBA (based on the University of North Carolina programme), magna cum laude from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

In 1997 he was awarded a British Chevening Scholarship to study a master of science in business economics at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Eileen Fargis

Managing Director, Head of Investments

Eileen is responsible for InterEnergy’s investment function. Before joining InterEnergy in 2017, she was formerly the Co-Head of the IFC African, Latin American & Caribbean Fund (ALAC), a $1 billion fund managed by the IFC Asset Management Company. In this capacity, she led ALAC’s investment into InterEnergy and was a member of the Board.

Prior to joining IFC Asset Management Company in 2010, Eileen was a Managing Director with GE Capital and GE Energy Financial Services, overseeing investments in energy, infrastructure and other capital-intensive industries, including in emerging markets; worked in the capital management division of MONY, an insurance company in New York; and at the law firm Skadden Arps.

Eileen holds a BA from Hamilton College and an MA in international economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Tito Sanjurjo

Managing Director, Head of Thermal Power and Utilities

Tito has over 30 years’ experience working in the energy sector, beginning his career with Georgia Power Company, a Southern Co. subsidiary. He ended his time at Southern Co. as CEO of EDELNOR in Chile.

In 2002 he joined Globeleq as Director of Acquisitions and in 2003 became CEO of EGE Haina, a role he held for 10 years. During his tenure, the company developed the first wind park in the Dominican Republic.

Tito also has done significant development work on InterEnergy’s Gas Terminal project in the Dominican Republic.

Tito has a BS in engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA from Georgia State.

Mónica Lupiañez

Managing Director, Head of Renewables

Mónica is has over 19 years of experience working in the energy sector with 11 of those years in renewables.

She led the development, design and construction of the solar PV plant Tecnisol and oversees its operations and
maintenance. Mónica also leads InterEnergy’s initiative to the supply clean energy to large clients. 

She has BSc in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña and an MSc in Renewable Energy from Circe (Zaragoza University).

Andres Slullitel

Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer

Andres is InterEnergy’s Chief Financial Officer and fulfils the same role for CEPM, one of its key operating companies. He leads his finance team on all domestic matters in the Dominican Republic and runs the financial modelling analysis around the InterEnergy’s assets and new projects.

Andres was previously Corporate Treasury Director for CEPM and EGE Haina, another of InterEnergy’s subsidiary operating companies. Prior to his move to the Dominican Republic he was a private banking relationship manager at Credit Suisse and Banco Galicia

Andres is a graduate of Universidad Nacional de Rosario, where he also holds a master’s in finance and capital markets as well as a public accountants degree. He was an Assistant Professor in Argentina in Financial Mathematics and Corporate Finance and is currently a Professor in Securities Analysis at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in the Dominican Republic.

Oscar San Martin

General Manager, CEPM

Oscar is a commercial engineer and has been a member CEPM’s senior management team since 2010. Prior to his current role as General Manager, Oscar was responsible for the services delivered to CEPM’s residential, commercial
and large hotel customers. 

Oscar also leads InterEnergy Systems, a new initiative that builds upon on CEPM’s experience in smart grids, supervisory control and data acquisition systems and thermal energy platforms.

Oscar has a postgraduate diploma in corporate finance from the Mother and Teacher Pontifical Catholic University of Santo Domingo and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Chile.

Jamilette Guerrero

Country Manager, Panama

Jamilette led the development, construction and installation of the 215MW Laudato Si’ Wind Farm.

She started her professional career at Electric Transmission Company, S.A. (ETESA) as a Project Director and then Executive Director of Transmission. Later, she was the Operational Director of Istmus Hydro Power Corporation, a subsidiary of Hidrotenencias, S.A.

Jamilette holds an MBA with a concentration in banking and finance from the Latin University of Panama. She has a BSc in industrial engineering from the Technological University of Panama; undertook a postgraduate course at the Institute of Electrical Energy, National University of San Juan; and completed a sustainable management programme focused on renewable energies at the INCAE Business School.

Wayne McKenzie

Country Manager, Jamaica

Wayne has over 20 years of experience in the energy sector with extensive knowledge of project development and management. He was appointed General Manager of Jamaica Energy Partners (“JEP”) in 2000 having first joined JEP in 1996 as the Chief Project Engineer.

Over this period, JEP’s operating asset, Doctor Bird Power Station, transitioned from being managed by a foreign-owned entity to self-operation in 2002.

In 2006, JEP grew from one 74MW power barge to two power barges, adding 50MW of energy to the national grid.

Wayne is the chairman of the board of the Jamaica Maritime Institute Trust and director on the boards of the Jamaica Environment Trust, the Jamaica Conservation Development Trust and Montego Bay Marine Park.

He holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and a BSc (with Honours) in electrical engineering.

Jaime Zuazagoitia

Country Manager, Chile

Jaime is an engineer with 25 years of experience in the power generation industry and has been CEO of InterEnergy’s  Chilean affiliates since 2016.

Previously, he was CEO of an AES affiliate company, Energia Verde S.A., a biomass cogeneration and steam generation company with US$60 million assets and 150 employees. His professional career began at AES Gener, S.A. where he held several executive positions.

Jaime holds a PhD. in energy economics from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany and a bachelor’s degree in
chemical engineering from the University of Santiago, Chile.