Rolando Fuentes
Economics Energy Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Research Professor of Economics and Finance

Rolando has experience working for the public sector, where he first held the position of Director of International Negotiations at SENER (Secretaría de Energía) and another executive position as Director of the hydrocarbons division. Regarding his academic achievements, he was a fellow of the London School of Economics (LSE), where he lectured and taught courses in Environmental Economics and Environmental Policy, while he also supervised master’s dissertations. In addition to that, he has also been a research fellow of the Oxford Institute of Energy Studies, the IHS CERA, and the Center for Strategic Studies at Tecnológico de Monterrey. His research mainly focuses on new business models in the energy sector, innovation, and energy policy.

Before joining the EGADE faculty, he was a Research Fellow II for the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), an institution based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia which is focused on researching global energy economics.

Rolando has a Ph.D. in Environmental Economics by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), an M.Sc. in Environmental and Resource Economics by the University College London, and a Bachelor's degree in Economics by the Tecnológico de Monterrey.

    •  PhD in Environmental Economics
      London School of Economics
    • M.Sc. in Environmental and Resource Economics
      University College London
  • Recipient of the British Chevenning Scholarship and awarded for best research paper at the 8th Conference on the Regulation of Infrastructures organized by the Florence School of Regulation
  1. Blazquez, J., Fuentes-Bracamontes, R., Bollino, C. A., & Nezamuddin, N. (2018). The renewable energy policy Paradox. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 82, 1-5.
  2. Fuentes, R., Hunt, L. C., Lopez-Ruiz, H., & Manzano, B. (2019). The “iPhone effect”: The impact of dual technological disruptions on electrification. Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, 1783591719888762.
  3. Fuentes, R., Blazquez, J., & Adjali, I. (2019). From vertical to horizontal unbundling: A downstream electricity reliability insurance business model. Energy policy, 129, 796-804.
  4. Fuentes-Bracamontes, R. (2016). Is unbundling electricity services the way forward for the power sector?. The Electricity Journal, 29(9), 16-20.