Manuel Perez Dubuc leads the Fluence team and its efforts to accelerate energy storage adoption globally, and to transform the way we power our world to ensure a more sustainable future. With over 25 years of senior leadership experience, Manuel is responsible for Fluence’s continued expansion as the company enters its second growth phase.
Before joining Fluence as CEO, Manuel sat on the Fluence Board of Directors and has long been a proponent of energy storage at AES since 2007. During his tenure at AES, he served as Senior VP of Global New Energy Solutions where he was responsible for global expansion in renewables, topping more than 2.8 GW in 2019 alone. He also acted as President of the Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean Strategic Business Unit, raising the profile of the organization in the region.
Over his 10+ years at AES, he has held numerous senior leadership roles, including SVP of AES Global New Energy Solutions, VP & Group Manager of AES North Asia, President & CEO of AES China, VP & General Manager of AES Asia Energy and Infrastructure, and President & CEO of AES Dominicana. During his 2009 to 2011 hiatus from AES, he led the Meiya Power Company (MPC) as Chairman & CEO, with the organization becoming the leading foreign-invested IPP in China and South Korea.
Earlier in his career, Manuel served as an Advisor to the General Director of Public Finance at the Venezuelan Ministry of Finance and held positions at Citibank. He holds an MBA in finance from IESA and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Universidad Simón Bolívar. Manuel has also followed Executive Leadership Programs at the University of Virginia and Georgetown University.