Mauricio joined NRG in 2004, shortly before the company moved to its current headquarters in Princeton, NJ. He holds top responsibility for ensuring that NRG’s entire generating and thermal operations fleets operate at top levels of safety, performance and environmental sustainability. He also leads NRG’s engineering and construction activities related to a new generation and repowering projects. By overseeing commodities trading through increasingly volatile energy commodity markets, he helps maximize NRG’s financial performance.
Mauricio began his career as a senior consultant and project manager at Mexico City-based DTP Consultores, working on various energy and infrastructure projects in Mexico. When the U.S. merchant energy industry started to emerge, he joined Dynegy’s management program and served in various positions, including Managing Director for the Southeast and Texas regions, Senior Trader for East Power and Asset Manager. AtNRG, he has also held the positions of Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations and Senior Vice President, Commodities Trading.
Mauricio has served on the Boards of the Mexican National Chamber of Consulting Firms and the Electric Power Supply Association in the U.S. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the Universidad Panamericana and two master’s degrees – one in mineral economics from the Colorado School of Mines and one in petroleum economics from the French Petroleum Institute.