Marcelo Ferreira Alfradique

Job Description: 
Jefe Adjunto del Departamento de Gas Natural y Biocombustibles
Energy Research Office (EPE), Brazil

Marcelo Alfradique is the Deputy Head of Natural Gas and Biofuels Department in the Energy Research Office – EPE (in Portuguese), which is a governmental body responsible for carrying out studies and research to assist the Ministry of Mines and Energy in elaborating the energy planning of Brazil. Marcelo Alfradique is a Chemical Engineer and he holds Master and Doctoral degrees in Technology of Chemical and Biochemical Processes from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Dr. Alfradique has more than 10 years of professional experience in natural gas sector, having expertise in supply and demand analysis, simulation of pipeline infrastructure, technical and economic feasibility studies, as well as market design and regulatory issues.