Dessau S & Z S.A. is a Peruvian company founded in 1978 with business focus in providing the services of design, permitting, community management and construction supervision within the infrastructure sector; including water, energy, sanitation, irrigation, transport, among others types of projects.

Throughout its history, the company has been actively involved in flagship and recognized nationally and internationally projects, serving public and private clients.


The multidisciplinary team of Dessau S&Z enables to offer to its customers integrated solutions in projects within the greenfield, construction and operation stages - providing a structured support between various disciplines such as engineering desing, regulatory studies, project management, environmental studies and social programs management, general licensing management, specialized investigations, supervision of studies and works, among others.

Dessau S&Z account since year 1999 with ISO 9001 and also has in place certifications OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001.

Directors

Juan Solidoro

Juan is the founding member from Dessau S&Z S.A., who has more than 40 years of experience in the electric and infrastructure sectors.

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Susana Gushiken

Susana has over 17 years of experience coordinating, editing and executing important projects in diverse fields of infrastructure...

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Miguel Suazo

Miguel is founding partner of Dessau S&Z who has more than 40 years in the electrical sector.

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Juan Solidoro

Juan is the founding member from Dessau S&Z S.A., who has more than 40 years of experience in the electric and infrastructure sectors. He is director of several private companies that has various investments in different areas. In the energetic field, and from the private sector he has been involved into consultancy in design and development of: > 450 MW in Thermal Power Plants, > 6,000 MW in Hydroelectric Power Plants and > 4,500 kms in Transmission Lines and Management from the conception, development and promotion of several hydroelectric projects in Peru including: Complejo El Carmen 35MW, Tarucani 49MW, Quitaracsa 112MW, Belo Horizonte 180MW, Veracruz 723MW, Inambari 2200MW, among others. In the public sector, he has been the chief in several divisions of the General Direction of Electricity, and advisor of the Ministerial Office of Peru in different periods. During period (1992 – 1995) in quality of main advisor participated in the Reform of Electricity Sector in Peru; Design, financing and startup of EMTAL with the IBRD, Personnel’s Chief who elaborated the Electrical Concessions Law, negotiations with BID for a loan of US$ 75 M for Transmission Projects in Peru; negotiations with Eximbank of Japan for the financing of San Gabán II Hydroelectric Power Plant by US$ 155.0 M; negotiations with the BIRF for a structural loan of USD 200 M for the Reform of the Energy and Mines Sector, etc.

Susana Gushiken

Susana has over 17 years of experience coordinating, editing and executing important projects in diverse fields of infrastructure; leading coordination within programs of Environmental Impact Studies, Social Programs and research for government institutions and private companies.

Furthermore Ms. Gushiken has extensive experience in the field of teaching, research and production of manuals and texts of environmental assessment of science and environment - with various publications. Susana is a graduate in Biology from Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, has a masters degree in management of natural areas and environmental education at the University of Las Palmas - Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana and a specialization in Environmental Consulting at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas del Peru.

Miguel Suazo

Miguel is founding partner of Dessau S&Z who has more than 40 years in the electrical sector. He has participated in the conception and the development of several hydroelectric projects including: Tarucani, Quitaracsa, Veracruz and Inambari. Technical participation in >450MW in Thermal Power Plants, >7,500MW in Hydroelectric Power Plants and > 4,500 km in Transmission Lines. Currently, he is President of the Peruvian Commission on Large Dams and Member of the Executive Committee of the International Commission on Large Dams. He has been Chief of the Projects Division of the Electric Energy Corporation of Mantaro, Director of the National Council of the Engineer’s Association of Peru and CONASUCO. He has participated in the Committee of Electric Energy Rationing, Peruvian Association of Consulting and Compañía de Servicios Eléctricos S.A.. Member of the Committee for the elaboration of Referential Energy Plan to the Ministry of Energy and Mines (1994) and Representative of this Ministry before the Multisectorial Commission of the Olmos Project.

Management

Juan Antonio Solidoro

General Manager

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Mario Tomás Talavera

Civil Engineering Manager

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Luis Miguel Ortega

Director of Irrigation Infrastructure Projects

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Luis Efraín Landeo

Electromechanic Engineering Manager

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Richard Henry Menacho

Manager of Especial Projects

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Susana Gushiken

Head of Environmental Studies and Social Programs

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Jose Yzaguirre Carpio

Chief Financial Officer

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Juan Antonio Solidoro

General Manager

Juan Antonio has more than 15 years of experience in varied executive positions in different private companies; in energy sectors, Private Equity, health and real estate. Since 2000, he has been involved as Director of Dessau S&Z, and related companies. In the electric sector, he has participated directly in the financing and development of several great hydroelectric projects since its conception in Peru for more than 3,000MW. As well, he has experience in M&A with several multinational companies which have carried out direct business and representing an investment portfolio of +USD 8,000 million. Juan Antonio has an MBA of the London Business School and a Professional Degree in Business Management of the Universidad del Pacífico.

Mario Tomás Talavera

Civil Engineering Manager

Mario has more than 40 years of experience and a prominent professional career in Dessau S&Z since 1997; having participated in the development of several power generation projects since its conception in Peru for more than 5,000MW. Mario has occupied positions of maximum level in the Electroperú Company in fields of his specialty and he has performed as a member of the Board of Directors in several companies of the electric sector. Mario also has a Civil Engineering Degree by the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería and an improvement course in Structural field in London, England.

Luis Miguel Ortega

Director of Irrigation Infrastructure Projects

Luis has more than 35 years of experience in the formulation, execution and supervision of projects and programs mainly related in the use, management and sustainability of water resources. His wide experience involves the conduction and formulation of pre-investment projects, profile studies, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies; as well as definitive studies and works supervision in irrigation infrastructure. He works in Dessau S&Z SA since 2009; and previously he has provided consulting services for important projects in the Ministry of Agriculture and INADE. Luis has a Master’s Degree in Hydraulic Engineering of the Universidad Autonoma de Mexico and he has a Degree in Agricultural Engineering by the Universidad Agraria La Molina.

Jose Martin Yzaguirre

Business and Finance Manager

José has leaded investments in the development of new entrepreneurships of energy projects in Peru for +USD 800 million as a total investment amount. He has been involved in several executive positions in related companies to Dessau S&Z Group since 2007. Previously, he has worked in AC Capitales – Peruvian infrastructure fund and Cálidda – Natural Gas distributing company in Lima and PwC. José has a Master Degree in Energy Management in ESAN / ICADE and he has obtained an Economy Degree by the Universidad del Pacífico.

Luis Efraín Landeo

Electromechanic Engineering Manager

Luis has developed and leaded related projects in Transmission Lines and high voltage electric substations, since their profile stage until the final study with more than 30 years of experience. He has worked in Dessau S&Z SA since 1983, managing important projects and works supervisions in the electric sector in all Peruvian regions. Among his successful achievements of his specialty in relation with high technical quality tasks, we can mention: design, electromechanical work supervision and advisory as part of his outstanding performance. Luis is a professional in Electric Engineering by the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería.

Richard Henry Menacho

Manager of Especial Projects

Henry has more than 15 years of experience in the development of studies and supervision management in electric energy generation, transmission and distribution infrastructures. He works in Dessau S&Z since 1999 being responsible of structural designs, costs and budgets and elaboration of technical files of civil projects in the company. Henry also has a Degree in Civil Engineering by the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería; also, he has an International Diploma of Advanced Specialization in Finances by the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, a Master’s Degree in Finances by Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración - EADA, and a Diploma in Projects Management under the PMI Approach.

Susana Gushiken

Head of Environmental Studies and Social Programs

Susana has over 17 years of experience coordinating, editing and executing important projects in diverse fields of infrastructure; leading coordination within programs of Environmental Impact Studies, Social Programs and research for government institutions and private companies. Furthermore Ms. Gushiken has extensive experience in the field of teaching, research and production of manuals and texts of environmental assessment of science and environment - with various publications. Susana is a graduate in Biology from Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, has a masters degree in management of natural areas and environmental education at the University of Las Palmas - Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana and a specialization in Environmental Consulting at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas del Peru.

Jose Yzaguirre Carpio

Chief Financial Officer

Jose has a professional experience of over 15 years, having led investments in the development energy projects since conception in Peru - valued at more than USD 800 million as total amount of investment. Since 2007 he has covered diverse management positions in companies related to Dessau S&Z Group. He previously worked in: AC Capitales - Infrastructure Fund, Cálidda- Natural gas distribution company in Metropolitan Lima, and PwC. José holds a Master in Energy Management in ESAN / ICADE and graduated with a degree in Economics at Pacifico University.

Code of Ethics

Dessau S&Z has a strict Code of Ethics leaded to all the organization conformed by all workers, not only the ones involved in studies and projects, but also our confident collaborators who are part of our group, in order to lead the company’s activities under values and behavior principles put into practice and mentioned as follows:

Solidarity
Knowledge
Confidentiality
Honesty
Loyalty
Creativity
Responsibility
Transparency
Pro-activity
Teamwork