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Emin Abufele is president of Sociedad Eléctrica Mesoamericana, S.A. (SEMSA). As president of SEMSA, Emin defines future developments and investments of the Company in renewable energies and represents the company in policy matters affecting the renewable energy sector. Before founding SEMSA, Emin was general manager for sixteen years of IMSA, a wheat and corn flour mill located in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, which is among the top five flour mills in Central America. Additionally, Emin is on the board of directors of Hermacasa (a steel file manufacturing company with sales in the USA and Central America). He is currently the treasurer of Nutrehogar, a nonprofit organization that houses and cares for malnourished children from age six months to six years old, and a board director of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Cortes, as well as of the National Association of Industry of Honduras. Emin earned his management engineering degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Central America Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.