Director - USA

Juan Miguel Pinto currently holds the position of Sales Manager, Desalination Americas for Energy Recovery Inc (ERI). Energy Recovery, Inc. provides energy solutions to industrial fluid flow markets worldwide. He has been involved in the water industry for more than 10 years. He joined ERI in 2004 and he played key roles through various departments such as R&D, Engineering, Project Management and Sales. 

He has authored and co-authored over 10 international publications. He is Co-chairperson of the Technical Program for the 2017 IDA World Congress in São Paulo and serves on IDA’s Membership & Elections Committee for the 2015-2017 term. He has also served on IDA’s Energy Task Force and was the Regional Coordinator for Latin America/Caribbean on IDA’s Young Leaders Program Committee from 2011-2013.

Juan serves on the Board of Directors of the International Desalination Association (IDA), and is President of La Asociación Latinoamericana de Desalación y Reusó (ALADYR). Additionally, he served on the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Desalination Association (CaribDA) in 2012. 

Juan received an Industrial Engineering Degree from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in Caracas, Venezuela. He also received a Certification in Master in Business Administration (MBA) and Project Management from the University of California at Berkeley. He is finishing his EMBA from University of Florida.