Prior to joining VEIC in 2012, Brenda Quiroz Maday served as Executive Director of Biomass Energy Resource Center (BERC). With more than a decade of experience in the environmental and renewable energy professions, Brenda has managed programs that promote renewable energy investment and that increase sustainable economic development through domestic and international partnerships among technical, business, and government stakeholders. Prior to joining BERC, Brenda provided support to the U.S. Trade and Development Agency by conducting market and financial assessments for seven projects designed to increase trade in sustainable energy technologies between the United States and Mexico, Colombia, El Salvador, and Guatemala. The technologies included agricultural non-food-based biomass, landfill gas recovery, solar photovoltaics, concentrated solar thermal, and wind turbines. Brenda has an M.B.A. from Georgetown University in Washington, DC; a B.S. in Industrial Chemical Engineering from the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City; and a certificate in environmental management from Germany. She holds dual citizenships in Mexico and the United States, and is fluent in Spanish and English.
- M.B.A., Georgetown University
- B.S., Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City, Chemical Engineering
- Certificate in Environmental Management from Germany