Dr Cesar Alejandro Hernandez
Head of the Renewable Integration and Secure Electricity Unit
International Energy Agency
Dr. Cesar Alejandro Hernandez is the Head of the Renewable Integration and Secure Electricity Unit at the IEA. He joined the organization in 2017 to work in electricity market design, electrification and power sector decarbonisation strategies. Before this he worked as the Managing Director for Analysis and Market Surveillance with the Mexican Government, where he participated in the design and implementation of the power sector reform. Prior to this, he was an advisor to the Finance vice Minister in Mexico on energy and environmental issues. Earlier, Mr Hernandez was Deputy Chief Economist, at Comisión Federal de Competencia, the Mexican Antitrust Authority.
Dr.Hernandez holds a PhD in economics by the University of Toulouse in France, and a BA in Economics from The Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.