Juan Manuel Ortega | INCAE


Professional with experience in renewable energy projects and energy efficiency, working in engineering and financial analysis. He has participated in several wind farm projects in Central America. Juan worked for INCAE Business School on its Carbon Neutrality project on the Costa Rica and Nicaragua campuses. He has also worked for the ECOS Private Capital Fund (http://www.grupoecos.com/) as a Renewable Energy Investment Analyst for solar, wind and hydroelectric energy projects in Latin America working with multiple energy developers, investors, banks, engineers and other institutions in the region. Juan is an Electromechanical Engineer from the Technological Institute of Costa Rica and has an MBA from INCAE Business School with a specialization in Economics and Finance and in Sustainable Development.


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Country of origin:
Costa Rica
Country of Residence:
Costa Rica


  • MBA. Economy and Finance, Sustainable Development. INCAE Business School, 2012.
  • Electromechanical engineer. Technological Institute of Costa Rica, 2007

Work experience

Place of work: INCAE Business School
From: 2015 To: Present
Position: Consultant
Description: Technical support in the Development and Financing of Renewable Energy Projects course and in the development of the GIZ 4E Academy.

Place of work: Grupo ECOS, Private Equity Fund. Panama
From: 2013 Until: 2014
Position: Investment Analyst
Description: Evaluation, financial and technical analysis of Renewable Energy Projects for Latin America.

Place of work: INCAE Business School
From: 2009 To: 2010
Position: Coordinator of Energy Projects - INCAE 
Description: Project Manager of the INCAE Carbon Neutral project in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

Place of work: Independent consultant
From: 2007 To: Present
Position: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects Consultant
Description: Development and construction of Wind, Solar and Hydroelectric projects. Design and evaluation of financial models for energy projects.