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René Klerian-Ramírez

Product Development Leader, Project Evaluation System

Headquarters
44426 Atwater Drive
Ashburn, Virginia 20147
USA

As Product Development Leader, Project System Evaluation (PES®), René manages IPA’s core services, including the Pacesetter and Prospective Project Evaluations (for proactive, independent risk analysis and benchmarking) and Closeout Evaluation (for retrospective lessons learned analysis and benchmarking). In this role, René drives research and development efforts aimed at improving the accuracy and precision of IPA’s risk measurement and benchmarking services.

René first joined IPA as a Project Analyst in 1999. Prior to his current role, he held the roles of Senior Consultant and Deputy Manager of IPA’s Hydrocarbon Processing and Transportation business area. Throughout his IPA career, René has applied the PES methodology to hundreds of capital projects worldwide, including many megaprojects. He has also led many system and site-based benchmarking studies.

René is IPA’s subject matter expert for pipeline and pipeline-related project evaluations and serves as client engagement leader (CEL) for a supermajor oil and gas company and other IPA clients in the pipeline industry. Other areas of expertise include terminals and refining and chemicals projects.

René earned an MBA from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and a Profes BS in Civil Engineering from Universidaad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Mexico.

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