Ignacio Perez-Walker

Ignacio Perez-Walker, J.D., MSc

Advisor to Board

Mr. Perez-Walker is a lawyer and advisor to the board of New Energy Metals. Currently serving as an advisor to French multinational Engie (formerly GDF Suez), a utility company with a focus on the emerging renewable energy market, Mr. Perez-Walker has over three decades of experience in the energy sector.

A former Senator for Chile’s National Renewal political party, Mr. Perez-Walker served as a member of Chile’s Foreign Relations Senate Committee and held the position of chair to the country’s Mining and Energy Senate Committee from 1996 to 2002. During this period, he also served as an advisor to the boards of SQM, Compañia Minera Carola, and SONAMI (the National Mining Society of Chile). Since 2013, he has served as a member of Chile’s Energy Committee.

Mr. Perez Walker holds a law degree and Master of Science in Development Studies with a major in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, validated by the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.