Rafael is advisor at Naventus with focus on the renewable energy sector and technology.
Rafael is a senior researcher and lecturer at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and is deputy director for the MSc program in Sustainable Energy Engineering. Rafael has experience as current advisor to the management and Board in Azelio AB (Sweden), and in Odqa Renewable Energy Technology Ltd (UK). Former experience includes technical advice to SolarReserve LLC (USA), Total (France),and the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy, among others.
Rafael holds a PhD in Energy Technology from KTH with focus in solar energy and storage, and has also completed an Executive Program in Management and Leadership from MIT (USA). He is a Mechanical Engineer (from USB in Venezuela), with additional executive education from ESADE Business School (Spain) in Business Administration and Market Research.