Dr. Rubén Cruz is the Director of Laboratories at CIDET. He has served WAITRO as Regional Focal Point for Latin America and the Caribbean from 2013-2014 as well as Regional Representative from 2015-2018.
Rubén has been actively engaged in WAITRO strategic activities and spreading the word about the Association in his region and beyond. Throughout his diverse career in researching, teaching and management, Rubén has put his focus on the planning, management, monitoring and the regulation of energy markets as well as the use of science, technology and innovation to create shared prosperity. Now he is working in the development of innovations in conformity assessment services.
In his role as Vice-President since 2019, Rubén is committed to strengthening WAITRO through collaboration, collective action and joint engagement and he supports decisively the work of the current Secretariat in evolving the value and sustainability model of WAITRO in order to enable extensively action-oriented partnerships among more members and new strategic partners to build a more inclusive world.