Giovanni Hernández, M.Sc., MEng

Energy System Modeller (Lead Mexico)

Giovanni Hernández is an energy modeller at ESMIA.

  • He is responsible for managing and enhancing the NATEM-Mexico model to support energy and environmental policymaking in a North American framework.
  • He is also working on developing energy system optimization models, where he is responsible for modelling the upstream oil and gas, refineries and petrochemicals sectors and corresponding mitigation options for energy outlooks, energy transition pathways and net-zero policymaking.
  • Giovanni has developed strong expertise in developing proposals for implementing energy models for national energy and climate policy objectives through the development and implementation of customized, adopted, or adapting energy models.

He is an external honorary ally in Energy Systems at the University of Mexico (UNAM), where he advises the Energy Planning Unit on academic projects.

He has worked as an energy modelling consultant, mainly interacting with academic institutions, international development agencies and governments to develop and implement oil products supply chains, natural gas transportation networks and electricity infrastructure expansion models for energy and climate policymaking in Mexico.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in Mexico City. He completed his master’s degree in Energy Systems at UNAM.