Bernardo Canales is a Mechanical Engineer who graduated from the Universidad de Chile (Santiago, Chile).
He started working for the company in 1996 as part of the engineering team that carried out different energy projects in Chile and Peru. Between 2000 and 2004, he was responsible for Production Projects in Chile and South America. From 2004 to 2006, he was General Manager of Enel Generación Piura (Peru), and between 2006 and 2010, he was Technical Manager of HidroAysén.
He has been a Manager of Hydraulic Engineering and Construction, Director of Canela and HidroAysén, and Regional Manager of Engineering since November 2010.