Luis Perez Vera

Luis Perez Vera

Vice President, Engineering

Luis Perez Vera joined Moda from Westway Terminals, where he served as Director of Engineering. Prior to his time at Westway, Luis worked as General Manager of Engineering for Oiltanking North America, where he successfully managed the team in charge of engineering and constructing significant new storage capacity as well as new docks, pipelines and a substantial increase in vapor loading rates. Luis originally joined Oiltanking Houston in 2007 as a Project Manager. As a Project Manager, Luis worked on a variety of global engineering projects, including projects focused on Mexico and Europe. He also provided technical support for Oiltanking’s U.S. terminals, and he was considered an important internal adviser for the company’s crude projects worldwide.

Luis began his engineering career in refrigeration, working in the U.S., Brazil, Egypt, Colombia, Barbados and Venezuela, where he managed services and worked on startups for LPG refrigeration stations, ammonia compressor overhauls and poultry plants.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Universidad Simon Bolivar in Caracas, Venezuela.