Paula Valenzuela

Has a BSc in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Power Systems from Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) and has a MSc in Energy Systems from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). She is currently pursuing an MBA degree in Corporate Finance from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). She joined PSR in 2009 and has been working on: (i) tariff studies and energy pricing for regulated and free users; (ii) studies to evaluate strategies for consumers’ energy supply; (iii) economical and financial valuations of generation, transmission and distribution companies; and (iv) regulatory advice. Before joining PSR, she was an intern in a petrochemical industry company, giving support for the administrative and operational areas of the company’s thermal plant.