Practice Areas: Damages, Energy, International Arbitration, Securities & Financial Markets, Valuation & Financial Analysis
Mr. Schoeters is an Economic Consultant with 23 years of experience now working as Senior Vice President for Compass Lexecon at the Argentine branch.
He has advised both public and private institutions on several issues including: firm valuation, tariff analysis, privatization processes, rural electrification, risk management and regulation. During his professional experience, he has worked closely with the Argentine Secretariat of Energy, the Gas National Regulatory Office, the Argentine Secretariat of Mining, the Electricity National Regulatory, the 9th. Group on Tariffs at Mercosur, the World Bank, the I.A.D.B., the Coastal Corporation (El Salvador), the Association of Electrical Lenders of the Province of Buenos Aires, FUNDELEC (Venezuela), Electricidad de Caracas, Electrocosta and Electricaribe (Unión Fenosa - Colombia), ANEEL (Energy Regulator of Brazil), CONAM (Ecuador), CSPE (Gas Regulator of San Pablo, Brazil), the Federation of Telephone Cooperatives (Argentina), Telecom Argentina, Telefonica Peru, the Office of Planning and Budget of Uruguay and Hidroeléctrica Piedra del Aguila, among others.
In 1998 joined LECG as Consultant and then as an Affiliate. He has been involved in different projects related to infrastructure sectors like water, energy and specially telecommunications.
Between 2001 and 2006 he worked at Mercados Energéticos as Executive Consultant. He specialized on Prices and Tariffs and Corporate Support, participating in different projects related to tariff setting, oil and gas, electricity distribution and transmission, regulatory risk analysis and design of strategies to develop rural electrification.
He was involved in more than fifty cases in the electricity sector of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Italy, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela.
On May 2006 he joined LECG again as Senior Managing Economist. Nowadays he is mainly dedicated to the International Arbitration Practice of Compass Lexecon, leading projects and providing testimony in diverse sectors. He was involved in more than twenty commercial and investment treaty cases and ten preliminary damage assessments in electricity, natural gas, oil, airports, roads, fishing, and hospitality sectors.
He obtained his BA in economics at the National University of Cordoba (Argentina) and is now a PhD candidate in economics at the same institution.
Mr. Schoeters has been selected by Global Arbitration Review (GAR) as one of the expert witnesses to be recognized in The International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.