R. Kirk Sherr – Managing Director – LATAM / Asia Energy Partnerships
As a senior international energy executive, Mr. Sherr has deep experience in energy project development and implementation and energy infrastructure operations including pipelines, power plants and gas distribution companies. He has also led seismic and upstream development operations, especially in emerging markets including Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
Previously, he was the Latin American practice leader at the Scow croft Group where he helped diverse manufacturing and energy sector clients throughout Latin America. Prior to that, Kirk led Texas Utilities natural gas distribution and pipeline development operations in Mexico and also worked for many years in Brazil developing power plants and pipelines. He was one of the founders of the Brazilian Independent Power Association and developed one of the first successful natural gas power plants in Brazil. He began his career as a diplomat, working in the Philippines, El Salvador, Colombia and Washington, D.C. Kirk received his AB in economics, government and Spanish from Franklin and Marshall College, and received his JD from the University of Denver and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association. He also studied international affairs at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and at the University of Chile. Kirk is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.