Mr. David Álvarez

Vice President Strategic Advisory at CPM North America

David Alvarez is an infrastructure professional specialized on project finance, public-private partnerships (P3s), project development, public sector procurement, infrastructure transactions, and private investment in public services and infrastructure. David is adept at addressing public policy issues related to the execution of major public-private partnerships (P3s), coordinating procurement procedures, managing multidisciplinary project teams, and engaging in solving commercial and technical issues. David was a Principal Consultant in the strategic consulting group of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering and program/construction management organization. Prior to Parsons Brinckerhoff, David served as the Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority (PRPPA), the first centralized P3 government agency in the US. He was responsible for implementing P3 legislation in Puerto Rico and led the first generation of contemporary P3 projects in the Island. David received a Master of Science degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Affairs from West Virginia University.

Dr. Enrique Vivoni Farage

Professor of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras
Coordinator- Studies Program in Corsica and the Klumb House Committee

Enrique Vivoni-Farage received his Masters in Architecture from the University of Puerto Rico in 1973 and a Ph.D in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985. Since 1985 he teaches at the University of Puerto Rico where he established the Architecture and Construction Archives (AACUPR) in 1986. He has lectured in the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. Vivoni has various publications including Mira la mar, Miramar (San Juan: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, in press) and Klumb: An Architecture of Social Concern (San Juan: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 2007) published in Spanish and English. He has been curator to various architectural exhibitions such as “Antonin Nechodoma: Umbral para una nueva arquitectura caribeña”, Museo Casa Roig, Humacao, 1989, among others. Currently, he coordinates the Studies Program in Corsica and the Klumb House Committee. He is a member of the Colegio de Arquitectos, Arquitectos Paisajistas de Puerto Rico, Academia Puertorriqueña de Historia and the Academia Puertorriqueña de Artes y Ciencias. He was also member of the Advisory Board on Preservation for the Puerto Rico Planning Board.


Dr. Sergio González-Quevedo

President- FDDS Management and Engineering, PSC
President- Procurement and Operations Solutions, Inc.

Dr. Sergio González-Quevedo received his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPRM) in 1977. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Transportation (1980) and a PhD in Civil Engineering Systems (1985) from MIT. In the Government of Puerto Rico, doctor Gonzalez-Quevedo was Secretary of Transportation and Public Works (1997-2001) and Executive Director of the Highway and Transportation Authority (PRHTA) (1993-2001). From 1982 until his retirement in 2010, he was a faculty member at the Civil Engineering Department at UPRM, where he also was Associate Dean of Engineering and Director of the Civil Engineering Department. Since 2001 he has been the president of both FDDS Management and Engineering, PSC and Procurement and Operations Solutions, Inc., where he has been involved in Project Management and Consulting. Throughout his career of almost 40 years, doctor González-Quevedo has been involved in most of the major transportation infrastructure projects built and operated in Puerto Rico, including the investment of over five billion dollars in construction projects during his tenure at PRHTA.