At the Energy Club, we believe that all the experience of our members is valuable and worth to be share in order to stay updated with the latest industry trends. Additionally, given the cyclical nature of the energy industry, we acknowledge the current shrinking policy of the energy sector, nevertheless we also consider that any effort to stay informed today is going to be beneficial in the near future. 
Therefore, the Energy Club brings to the IE community the Student for Student initiative, our proposal to keep our peers updated through sharing unique insights from actual students in the field. For the first event, held on the 14th of July 2016, we schedule 2 speakers with completely different field experience in the Industry: Rafael Gómez and Fabio Delfino, both IMBA students from September 2015 intake.
Representing one of the most traditional segments of the energy industry, Rafael Gómez as a former financial analyst of Cerrejon, the biggest coal mine in Colombia, shared with his peers his understanding of the role of the coal as an energy source, the coal extraction process, key elements for budget controlling and the drivers of profitability of this industry. 
On the other side, representing a more innovative and recent segment of the energy industry, Fabio Delfino shared his experience with projects related to the generation of energy through the sugar cane processing. As a former investment analyst & business planner for Odebrecht, the Brazilian conglomerate, he exposed the problem this industry is facing, the benefits and the prospective of worldwide implementation.
Being this the first, of multiple future events, the energy club is glad to offer a new option for information sharing, taking into account our objective of transmitting to the IE community the importance of the energy industry for the worldwide economy.