Luiz J.

28+ years experience in Building Materials, specializing in Sustainability Management

Portuguese, English, Spanish; Castilian, French

Experienced General Manager working for 28 years in large multinationals both in Brazil and abroad on the building materials industry. Skilled in Negotiation, plant management, Process Engineering, En...see more

  • Energy & Utilities
  • Biomass / Bioenergy
  • Renewables & Environment
  • Recycling & Recovery
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Associate Partner

Trie Engenharia
2 years
Current position
Oct 2020 - Present
Associate partner at technology company supporting heavy industries on their path to 4.0 industry / Machine learning technology

Managing Owner

Enerlynk Consultoria e Serviços
2 years
Current position
Aug 2020 - Present
Value proposition : - Help industry to improve competitiveness through performance improvement and cost reduction - Improve energy efficiency through renewables projects and management ...see more

Sustainability General Manager

Votorantim Cimentos
3 years
May 2017 - Feb 2020
Corporate head for the Sustainability area - Responsable for innitial grouping of all sustainability sectors under the same structure - Lead corporate team of Safety, Environment, Ener...see more

Energy Corporate Manager

Votorantim Cimentos
7 years
Oct 2010 - Apr 2017
Head of Energy on the Company - Leadership in the implementation of projects in the renewable energy area - More than 14 projects implemented to change the energy matrix / use of renew...see more

Quality R&D Manager

Votorantim Cimentos
3 years
Jun 2007 - Sep 2010
Corporate Manager of the Quality and R&D team - Responsible for product development / quality management in all units in Brazil

Plant General Manager

2 years
Jan 2005 - Apr 2007
General Plant Manager responsable for all plant operations, sice mining to product dispatch, including, Production, Maintenance, HR, Quality, Environment and Controlling - Responsable f...see more

Senior Process Specialist

1 year
Jan 2004 - Jan 2005
Process & environment support for Lafarge plants in France, Spain, Uk and Morroco

Plant Manager

2 years
Jan 2002 - Jan 2004
Plant Manager responsable for reopening and optimize cost / structure of the plant

Production Manager

3 years
Jan 1999 - Jan 2002
Responsable for all production team, since mine to dispatch. New plant start-up and optimization

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Biomass / Bioenergy
  • Renewables & Environment
  • Recycling & Recovery
  • Energy & Utilities

Role experience

  • Consulting
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Operations
  • Quality


  • Climate Change
  • Circular Economy
  • Renewable Fuels
  • Energy Efficiency