Santiago Sinclair Lecaros

Santiago Sinclair Lecaros

Career Interests

Renewable energy, Sustainable development, Urban planning, Public Policy, Energy grids
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
The Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Concentration: Energy and Environment 
 
Environmental Engineering degreecum laude, July 2013
School of Ecology and Natural Resources
Universidad Andres Bello, Santiago, Chile
 
Bachelor of Science, Dec 11
School of Ecology and Natural Resources
Universidad Andres Bello, Santiago, Chile
Major: Environmental Science

Professional Experience

Project Manager, Regenerativa Consulting GroupSantiago, Chile  Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in the Energy Sector study, 2016 – Ministry of Energy Status of LCA in Chile´s national power grid and its projections.
- Researched different energy technologies, power utilities companies and policies supporting or that could support an LCA approach.
- Assessment for Clean Production Agreements of small and medium-sized enterprises, 2016 Chamber of Tourism and Commerce Pelluhue. Chilean clean production agreement for tourism companies in Pelluhue.
- Assessed local tourism companies in Pelluhue, designing a road map and actions to implement in order to obtain the clean production agreement.
- Energy project for the Island of Juan Fernández, 2016 – ENEL Green Power and the Municipality of Juan Fernández.
- Investigated for the evaluation of alternative power supply scenarios in Juan Fernandez Island for the implementation of a hybrid renewable energy project.
- Local Energy Strategies in Chilean municipalities, 2016 – Ministry of Energy Monitored and revised the national program of local energy strategies with program authorities, municipal officials and key actors in local energy strategies for the sustainable development of communities.
- Sustainable Lifestyles in the Metropolitan Region, Chile, 2015 – Ministry of the Environment Collected and studied existing sustainable lifestyle initiatives at a global, national and in Chile´s metropolitan region for the National Program for Sustainable Consumption and Production.
 
Fundación Chile - Santiago, Chile Project Engineer - Jan 2014 – Jun 2015 - Local Energy Strategies National Program projects, 2014-2015 – Chilean Municipalities.
- Planned and constructed local energy strategies for the sustainable development of communities in Chilean municipalities.
- Online Platform for Energy Education “Aprende con Energía” 2014-2015 – Ministry of Energy Designed and developed energy education contents for the national online energy education platform.
- Mitigation Action Plans for GHG Emissions Chile, 2013-2014. Ministry of the Environment & MAPS Chile. Investigated, modelled and projected alternative GHG mitigation scenarios for the Chilean commercial, public and residential sectors.
 
Consultant Jan 2013 – Dec 2013 - Climate Change Consultancy, 2013 - Andes Iron Company.
- Opportunities and challenges for the iron mining sector in Chile related to GHG mitigation and climate change risks and adaptation.
- Evaluated the global trends and projections of iron mining, its environmental impacts and risks.
- Carbon Footprint, 2012 - Falabella Retail.
- Designed a corporate carbon management plan and measured the corporate carbon footprint (GHG protocol).
- Ecolabelling & Sustainable public procurement research, 2012 – UNEP.
- Investigated and developed the study “Seizing Ecolabelling and Sustainable Public Procurement Opportunities in the Southern Cone Region”.
- Study to assess ecolabeling and sustainable public procurement opportunities and barriers of various products for different countries in the southern cone region of Latin America.
 
Independent Consultant - May – Aug 2013 - Santiago, Chile - Sustainability Strategy, 2013 - Concha y Toro Winery.
- Revised the corporate sustainability strategy, tracking results and projecting the developing objectives in the management of waste, water and energy.
- Carbon Footprint, 2012 - Metrogas, Gas Utility / Selecta Envases / Corchera-Amorim Calculated the corporate carbon footprint (GHG protocol) for various Chilean companies such as: Metrogas, Selecta Envases, and Corchera-Amorim

Additional Information

Microsoft Office, Quantum GIS (QGIS), Energy modelling - Montecarlo simulation, Adobe Illustrator.

Individual with 4 years experience working in Chile with different multidisciplinary teams in public and private projects for the energy and environmental sector to analyze, design and implement strategies, programs and policies for sustainable development

Skills

environmental economics
excel modeling
greenhouse gas mitigation strategies
project management
sustainability

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Languages

English
Spanish

Preferred Location

Northeast
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Consulting
Federal Government
Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank
State / Local Government