Jerson Kelman is a businessperson who founded Brazilian Association of Water Resources and who has been at the head of 8 different companies. Presently, Dr. Kelman is Chairman at Eneva SA. Dr. Kelman is also Professor at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Member of National Academy of Engineering, Member-Energy Council at Federação das Indústrias do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Member-Superior Council at Federação das Indústrias do Estado de São Paulo and Professor at Alberto Luiz Coimbra Institute and on the board of 8 other companies.
Dr. Kelman previously held the position of Chairman for Arnold Light Consults, Inc., Chief Executive Officer at Light SA, Chief Executive Officer at Agência Nacional de Águas, President for National Water Agency, President & Director at Brazilian Association of Water Resources, Technical Director at Superintendência Estadual De Rios E Lagoas, Member-International Council at Abengoa SA, Member of Conselho Nacional De Politica Energetica, Member of Conselho Nacional Do Meio Ambiente, Member of Conselho Nacional De Recursos Hidricos, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo SABESP and Director General at Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica (Brazil).
He received an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a doctorate from Colorado State University and a graduate degree from Alberto Luiz Coimbra Institute.