Marcelino Madrigal Martínez
is an Engineer, Master of Science, and PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Technological Institute of Morelia, the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon and the University of Waterloo, in Canada, respectively.
He has more than 15 years of experience in the academic, public sector and development banking in the areas of operation and technical and economic planning of electric energy systems and markets.
He was appointed Commissioner of the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) on September 18, 2014 for a period of seven years.
In public service, he served as Coordinator of Advisors in the Undersecretariat of Electricity and previously as Director of Regulatory Development and Deputy General Manager in the Electrical Restructuring Unit in CRE.
In the field of development banking, he worked as a senior specialist at the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC, where he worked for nearly ten years and in more than fifteen countries advising government bodies and companies on issues related to Investment projects, as well as aspects of policy and regulation, market planning and operation, and the integration of renewable energy.
In the academic field, he has served as research professor at the Technological Institute of Morelia. He was an invited professor in the Center of High Direction in Engineering and Technology of the University Anahuac and at the Independent Technological Institute of Mexico. He was also assistant professor of research at the University of Waterloo in Canada.
For his contributions in the field of research on the operation of electrical systems and markets, he has been a member of the National System of Researchers twice and received the prestigious recognition as the Best Young Engineer of the World in Power Systems by the Institute of Electrical Engineering And Electronics (IEEE) in 2005.
He has published more than 40 technical articles and has been an active member of IEEE since 1996.