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Managing Partner – RUKA ANTU Energías Renovables Limited Company

Agricultural Engineer, Certified in Energy and Sustainable Development, and Certified in Indigenous Public Policies, from Santiago de Chile University, nowadays ending the program MA Mechanism Cleaning Development and Energy Efficiency, from Pontificia Catolica de Valparaiso University.

Managing partner of RUKA ANTU Energías Renovables Limitada Company, that generates jobs through renewable energy generation projects into indigenous communities, promoting local jobs and mitigate migration to the city, fostering the Mapuche ancient traditions. The works are oriented to energy generation, energy literacy, efficient use, climate change, and energy community, through energy cooperatives.

He has participated in the process of giving indigenous political purposes for the creation of Indigenous Affairs Ministry in Chile.

Nowadays is Founder and Director of the “Specialized Unit Agreement 169, of the International Work Organization, of the Art, Culture, Science, Indigenous Tecnology Institute Santiago, IACCTIS”.

On April 14th, 2016 organized and coordinated the “1st Energy Seminar, Energy conversations for a sustainable development in and with indigenous nations”. That event was considered a turning point because during the 95 years of electric energy in Chile; never before the indigenous communities were able to talk about and to propose their values regarding environment, in a conversation with the Government represented by the Energy Minister, the Chair of the Senate Comission of the country, and the representative of Energy Producers of Chile, and representatives of Indigenous Nations from Mapuche and Aymara territories.

Nowadays, he is working hard in the group that coordinates WIBF Chile 2017. The Forum is an excellent opportunity to promote business among indigenous people, adding value, and life and human sense. Discover new models of innovation business. Show to the economy stakeholders that there is possibility to have an harmonious development, with respect for the mother nature; and the relevance of ancestral knowledge, a solidary economy, with inclusion of everyone, elders, youth and children.