The Exus' control room.

The team

Our team represents more than 10,000 MW of capacity developed, acquired or managed.

We believe in teamwork, excellence and honesty and incorporate this into our daily work.

Exus was founded on working together to develop our people and best serve our clients. We speak the truth and believe in providing full visibility when doing business.

At Exus we hold ourselves to the highest possible standards and continue to be the investor of choice for the renewable industry.

Executives

Luis Adao da Fonseca

Luis Adao da Fonseca

Partner - Europe
Lisbon - Portugal
Luis Adao da Fonseca

Luis Adao da Fonseca

Lisbon - Portugal
Partner - Europe

Prior to co-founding Exus Management Partners, Luis was a member of the Executive Committee of EDP Renewables (EDPR), the third largest wind developer in the world. While at EDPR, from 2004 to 2008, Luis was the Chief Financial Officer and from 2008 to 2012, as Chief Business Development Officer, he was responsible for expanding EDPR international business covering 11 different geographies.Previously Luis worked at McKinsey & Co., where he is currently also Senior External Advisor for Renewable Energies.

Luis received his M.B.A from INSEAD, his Master in Risk Management from NYU - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and has a degree in Economics from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Luis Arizaga

Luis Arizaga

Partner - Mexico
Mexico City - Mexico
Luis Arizaga

Luis Arizaga

Mexico City - Mexico
Partner - Mexico

Prior to joining EXUS in 2020, Luis founded EIRA Capital, an investment platform that focuses on Energy and Infrastructure transactions in Mexico, and selected countries in Latin America. Also, Luis was previously part of Macquarie, where he spent more than seven years in the Macquarie Capital and Macquarie Funds divisions, working on fund capital raising, equity investments, and asset management activities, as well as third party advisory on energy and infrastructure transactions in Mexico and Latin America. During his years at Macquarie, he also held board positions in the several investments made by Macquarie which covered energy, PPPs, roads, and telecom companies.Luis' previous involvement at financial institutions include positions in the investment banking teams of Deutsche Bank's M&A group in New York, and Citibank's Banamex Accival M&A group in Mexico.In addition, Luis currently participates as: (i) Independent Member of the Investment Committee of INFONAVIT's Investment Fund; (ii) independent board member of COX Energy Americas; (iii) independent board member of SIMPATI Mobile; and (iv) founder of Fundación Reversible, a new charitable foundation focused on global warming issues.Luis holds an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU in New York, and a BA in Accounting and Finance from ITESM in Mexico.

Dhaval Bhalodia

Dhaval Bhalodia

Partner - US
Pittsburgh - USA
Dhaval Bhalodia

Dhaval Bhalodia

Pittsburgh - USA
Partner - US

Dhaval is a Partner at Exus and is responsible for the Operations team.  He has 14 years of experience in the renewable energy industry and was previously the Director of Asset Optimization at EverPower Wind Holdings. He was also a Wind Turbine Performance and Diagnostics Engineer for General Electric Renewable Energy. Dhaval has an Aerospace Engineering degree from Penn State.

Alfonso Cebrian

Alfonso Cebrian

Partner - Italy
Italy
Alfonso Cebrian

Alfonso Cebrian

Italy
Partner - Italy
Pedro Fragoso

Pedro Fragoso

Partner - Brazil
Sao Paulo - Brazil
Pedro Fragoso

Pedro Fragoso

Sao Paulo - Brazil
Partner - Brazil

Pedro co-founded Exus in Brazil in 2018. He was a Founding Partner of Global Capital Partners, a Brazilian renewables Asset Management company. Previously, Pedro spent fifteen years with The Boston Consulting Group and Roland Berger in Europe and LatAm leading and developing the energy, strategy, private equity and M&A practices. He also served as CEO of Mobi.E International, an European electric mobility payment systems venture. Pedro has extensive experience in investment management, having advised global infrastructure and private equity funds in selecting, executing and completing deals totaling more than $10B in equity and debt. Pedro brings his investor relations and M&A capabilities to Exus in Brazil, advising local and international investors in selecting and executing renewable assets transactions, as well as monitoring and exiting investments. Pedro earned an MBA from INSEAD and a Business Administration degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Antonio Gellweiler

Antonio Gellweiler

Advisory Committe member
Lisbon - Portugal
Antonio Gellweiler

Antonio Gellweiler

Lisbon - Portugal
Advisory Committe member

Prior to co-founding Exus Management Partners, António was Vice-Chairman of Iberwind, the second largest wind operator in Portugal with almost 700 MW of installed wind power capacity. Between 1996 and 2003, he founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Finerge, a company with more than 300 MW of wind and cogeneration plants built. António was also exclusive agent for Enercon in Portugal until 2008.

António owns a total of 48MW of operating wind resources in both Portugal and France, and is a member of the APREN board (Portuguese renewable energy promoter’s association).

António graduated with a B.A. in Business Administration and Economics from Richmond College of London.

Nicolas Matos Martinon

Nicolas Matos Martinon

Partner - US
Pittsburgh - USA
Nicolas Matos Martinon

Nicolas Matos Martinon

Pittsburgh - USA
Partner - US

Nicolás has worked in the finance sector of the renewable energy industry for 12 years. 
He was previously an investment banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank of Canada and Nomura/Lehman Brothers with a focus on energy. Nicolás has deep knowledge of power & renewable energy markets with expertise in M&A, project finance and financial structuring.
He has a BA & MA in Business Administration and a BA & MA in Law from CUNEF (Spain).

Nelson Quinta

Nelson Quinta

Partner - Europe
Lisbon - Portugal
Nelson Quinta

Nelson Quinta

Lisbon - Portugal
Partner - Europe

Prior to co-founding Exus Management Partners, Nelson served as Business Development Director at Iberwind and Finerge groups, two of the largest renewable energy operators in Iberia. He has devoted all his career to the energy sector and has focused on renewable energy for the last 20 years, having been responsible for the development and construction of more than 700 MW of wind and solar projects in Portugal and other European countries.

Nelson is a Mechanical Engineer from the University of Coimbra and holds a MSc in Thermal Engineering from the University of Porto.

Diogo Saalfeld Reis

Diogo Saalfeld Reis

Partner - Europe
Lisbon - Portugal
Diogo Saalfeld Reis

Diogo Saalfeld Reis

Lisbon - Portugal
Partner - Europe

Before co-founding Exus Management Partners, between 2010 and 2014 Diogo was a director of Plenium Partners, an investment firm focused on renewable energy with 2B euro of assets under management. Between 2009 and 2010, Diogo worked at the European Investment Fund where he was involved in direct investments in private equity and venture capital funds in Spain and Portugal. Previously, he worked for Banco BPI in Portugal as part of the Project Finance Team. Diogo started his career on the Boston Consulting Group, Lisbon office, where he was a member of the Energy Practice Area team.
Diogo received his M.B.A. from IE Business School and graduated in Business Management from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Nacho Soucheiron Marcet

Nacho Soucheiron Marcet

Partner - Mexico
Mexico City - Mexico
Nacho Soucheiron Marcet

Nacho Soucheiron Marcet

Mexico City - Mexico
Partner - Mexico

Prior joining Exus, Nacho was Director of Investments in Banco Sabadell Capital, unit dedicated to invest in Private Equity and Growth Capital, leading the specific vehicle to invest, develop, construction and exploitation of renewable energy projects (wind farm, mini hydro, PVs plants, etc.).

Nacho has a deep knowledge in the energy sector in Spain and abroad, being responsible for the development and construction over 50 investment transactions in Renewable Energy projects totalling c.1,800 MW, representing more than 1,840 M€ of enterprise value and has invested more than 140 M€ in equity in the past 15 years.

He was also member of the Board of Directors for all the subsidiary companies involved into renewable energy owned by Banco Sabadell.Previously, he developed technical functions, in civil work management and special work in the construction sector.

Nacho holds a MsC in Industrial Management Engineering from ETSEIB and BSc in Mechanical Engineerig from EUETIB. He also holds a MBA from UPC (Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya) and PDG (General Management Program) from IESE Barcelona (Universidad de Navarra).

Mike Speerschneider

Mike Speerschneider

Partner - US
Pittsburgh - USA
Mike Speerschneider

Mike Speerschneider

Pittsburgh - USA
Partner - US

Mike has worked in the renewables sector for 17 years and comes to Exus from the American Clean Power Association (formerly the American Wind Energy Association).  He has deep experience in both project development public policy, including both national and local work.  Mike was one of the first employees at Ever Power Wind Holdings, where he worked for 13 years and was instrumental in growing the company. 
Mike has done extensive environmental protection work including establishing the Wind and Wildlife Research Fund, to help protect wildlife near windfarms. 
He has a masters degree from MIT and is responsible for the Development team at Exus North America.

Jim Spencer

Jim Spencer

Partner - US
Pittsburgh - USA
Jim Spencer

Jim Spencer

Pittsburgh - USA
Partner - US

Jim has thirty-five years of experience in the power industry managing the development and financing of energy projects in both developed and underdeveloped countries.  He was the founder, president and CEO of Ever Power Wind Holdings, a national utility scale development and operating wind company, for 16 years.  Currently Jim is the Managing Partner of Exus North America Management Partners.
Jim began his career as an attorney in the energy project finance group at Chadbourne & Parke LLP.  He moved to Prudential Capital Corporation to work in the Utilities & Finance Group.  He then spent more than a decade at Sithe Energies, Inc., including four years as President of Sithe Asia Holdings Limited; he was responsible for the business development and project finance activities throughout the Asia Pacific Region. 
Jim received a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Carlos Tello Garcia

Carlos Tello Garcia

Partner - Europe
Madrid - Spain
Carlos Tello Garcia

Carlos Tello Garcia

Madrid - Spain
Partner - Europe

With over 15 years of experience in the energy sector, Carlos served as Chief Operating Officer of Plenium Partners where he managed c.1.000 MW portfolio of wind, hydro, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power projects in several EU countries, before co-founding Exus Management Partners.Prior to Plenium he worked for Scottish Power Renewable (United Kingdom) and Iberdrola (Spain) where he focused on the management, development, operations and maintenance of energy projects.

Carlos graduated from University of KTH Stockholm (Sweden), EMN Nantes (France) and ETSII at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) with an MSc in Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy.

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Miguel A.

Miguel A.

Commercial Manager
Mexico City - Mexico
Miguel A.

Miguel A.

Commercial Manager
Mexico City - Mexico

Miguel holds a Degree in Renewable Energy Engineering from “Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México” (UNAM).  

At Exus, he is in charge of monitoring and analysing renewable energy generated by power plants, optimizing the allocation of this energy to the off takers.

Before joining Exus, Miguel worked as scholarship holder in the thermal characterization of solar air heaters at the UNAM, Mexico.

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Luis Adao da Fonseca

Luis Adao da Fonseca

Partner - Europe
Lisbon - Portugal
Luis Adao da Fonseca

Luis Adao da Fonseca

Partner - Europe
Lisbon - Portugal

Prior to co-founding Exus Management Partners, Luis was a member of the Executive Committee of EDP Renewables (EDPR), the third largest wind developer in the world. While at EDPR, from 2004 to 2008, Luis was the Chief Financial Officer and from 2008 to 2012, as Chief Business Development Officer, he was responsible for expanding EDPR international business covering 11 different geographies.Previously Luis worked at McKinsey & Co., where he is currently also Senior External Advisor for Renewable Energies.

Luis received his M.B.A from INSEAD, his Master in Risk Management from NYU - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and has a degree in Economics from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

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Leticia A.

Leticia A.

Head of Legal
Madrid - Spain
Leticia A.

Leticia A.

Head of Legal
Madrid - Spain

Leticia provides legal advice to Exus from a corporate perspective and in its business operations. Leticia has more than 8 years of experience both in private practice and as in-house counsel. Before joining Exus, Leticia has worked at Linklaters and CMS, as a senior associate of the Corporate and M&A department, in London and Madrid. She graduated in Law and International Relations in “Universidad Pontificia Comillas” (ICADE) and is certified as an expert in Compliance by the Spanish Association of Compliance Professionals (ASCOM).

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Pedro A.

Pedro A.

Construction Project Manager
Porto - Portugal
Pedro A.

Pedro A.

Construction Project Manager
Porto - Portugal

Pedro has mora than 20 years of experience managing construction projects and since 2011, coordinating engineering and construction activities in renewable sector. Before join Exus, Pedro was responsible in different companies for construction of more than 1GW of wind and solar projects. Pedro has global experience managing multiple projects in Spain, Portugal, Servia, Chile

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Lucia A.

Lucia A.

Head of HR & Admin
Madrid - Spain
Lucia A.

Lucia A.

Head of HR & Admin
Madrid - Spain

Lucía’s career has taken her internationally to London and Edinburgh, specialising in people-oriented positions, before returning to Madrid to start her journey in the energy sector in 2017, where she now delivers people management solutions for Exus. Lucía holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism from Universidad Camilo José Cela and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Universidad de Nebrija, Madrid.

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Luis Arizaga

Luis Arizaga

Partner - Mexico
Mexico City - Mexico
Luis Arizaga

Luis Arizaga

Partner - Mexico
Mexico City - Mexico

Prior to joining EXUS in 2020, Luis founded EIRA Capital, an investment platform that focuses on Energy and Infrastructure transactions in Mexico, and selected countries in Latin America. Also, Luis was previously part of Macquarie, where he spent more than seven years in the Macquarie Capital and Macquarie Funds divisions, working on fund capital raising, equity investments, and asset management activities, as well as third party advisory on energy and infrastructure transactions in Mexico and Latin America. During his years at Macquarie, he also held board positions in the several investments made by Macquarie which covered energy, PPPs, roads, and telecom companies.Luis' previous involvement at financial institutions include positions in the investment banking teams of Deutsche Bank's M&A group in New York, and Citibank's Banamex Accival M&A group in Mexico.In addition, Luis currently participates as: (i) Independent Member of the Investment Committee of INFONAVIT's Investment Fund; (ii) independent board member of COX Energy Americas; (iii) independent board member of SIMPATI Mobile; and (iv) founder of Fundación Reversible, a new charitable foundation focused on global warming issues.Luis holds an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU in New York, and a BA in Accounting and Finance from ITESM in Mexico.

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Alberto B.

Alberto B.

Financial Controller
Mexico City - Mexico
Alberto B.

Alberto B.

Financial Controller
Mexico City - Mexico

Alberto holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Accountancy by Universidad Nacional Autónoma in México.

His has work experience in Grupo Empresarial Opera as Accounting Coordinator, in UR Global as General Account and in National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity as Accounting Analyst.

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Elena B.

Elena B.

Group Controller & Investor Relations
Madrid - Spain
Elena B.

Elena B.

Group Controller & Investor Relations
Madrid - Spain

Elena joined Exus in 2021 as a Group Controller & Investor Relations for ExusGlobal platform.

Elena has +8 years’ experience in M&A and corporate strategy, having worked inrenowned companies such as BBVA as a Corporate Finance M&A Analyst and CEMEX, where she spent 7 years in the Corporate Strategic Planning & Business Development team.

She holds a Bachelor’s Double Degree in Business Administration & Law by ICADE University as well as an Executive MBA by IESE Business School.

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Antonio B.

Antonio B.

Asset Manager
Madrid - Spain
Antonio B.

Antonio B.

Asset Manager
Madrid - Spain

Antonio brings over 7 years of experience in the energy sector. Before joining Exus Management Partners, he worked in the technical department of Enel Green Power and Borawind Energy Management, where he focused on the management, operations and maintenance of energy projects. As technical advisor, he has deep knowledge of a wide range of technologies and process improvements.

Antonio holds a Degree in a Civil Engineering and a Master´s Degree in Renewable Resource and Energy Engineering from Universidad de Extremadura (Spain).

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Diana B.

Diana B.

Head of Finance
Madrid - Spain
Diana B.

Diana B.

Head of Finance
Madrid - Spain

Diana holds more than 11 years of finance managing and controlling related positions. Before joining Exus Management Partners Diana worked as Finance Manager in Borawind Energy Management and EYRA, the renewable arm of Cobra/ACS group where she managed c.500MW portfolio of wind and solar projects. Diana has a deep knowledge of the renewable energy sector.

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Conor B.

Conor B.

Solar Asset Manager
Pittsburgh - USA
Conor B.

Conor B.

Solar Asset Manager
Pittsburgh - USA

Conor joined Exus in 2021 as the US Solar Asset Manager.  He has worked throughout the energy sector for nine years in a range of jobs including rooftop PV installations, harvesting landfill gas, retail energy, and asset management.  He has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and majored in Energy, Business and Finance. 

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Justin B.

Justin B.

Assistant Controller
Pittsburgh - USA
Justin B.

Justin B.

Assistant Controller
Pittsburgh - USA

Justin Battaglia is the assistant controller for Exus North America. He previously worked in public accounting with 9 years of experience in various industries. Justin has a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting and a minor in Information Systems Management from Duquesne University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.


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Mario B.

Mario B.

Yield Assessment Manager
Madrid - Spain
Mario B.

Mario B.

Yield Assessment Manager
Madrid - Spain

Mario has more than 10 years of experience as Wind/Solar Resource Analyst. Before join Exus Mario was in charge of the Wind Resource department of Ereda where he has been involved in more than 5GW of energy projects throughout the world, energy yield assessment specialist, design of meteorological mast campaigns, optimal turbine layout…Mario is Forest Engineer and also Professor in Master Degree of Renewable Energies and Electric Systems in Carlos III University.

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Dhaval Bhalodia

Dhaval Bhalodia

Partner - US
Pittsburgh - USA
Dhaval Bhalodia

Dhaval Bhalodia

Partner - US
Pittsburgh - USA

Dhaval is a Partner at Exus and is responsible for the Operations team.  He has 14 years of experience in the renewable energy industry and was previously the Director of Asset Optimization at EverPower Wind Holdings. He was also a Wind Turbine Performance and Diagnostics Engineer for General Electric Renewable Energy. Dhaval has an Aerospace Engineering degree from Penn State.

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Diogo B.

Diogo B.

Financial Controller
Lisbon - Portugal
Diogo B.

Diogo B.

Financial Controller
Lisbon - Portugal

Diogo has more than 8 years of accounting, tax and controlling related positions in the energy sector. Prior to Exus, he worked as Senior Accountant in Acciona Energía where he managed more than 16 solar and wind projects. He holds a degree in Business Administration from the Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração in Lisbon. He is also a Portuguese Chartered Accountant (“Contabilista Certificado”) which allows him to sign annual accounts and Portuguese taxes.

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Caroline B.

Caroline B.

Controlling and Accounting Manager
Sao Paulo - Brazil
Caroline B.

Caroline B.

Controlling and Accounting Manager
Sao Paulo - Brazil

Caroline has almost 8 years of experience in accounting and in recent years she has also worked with taxes.

She is a graduate of Trevisan Business School and has several update courses in the area.

During this period, she has been responsible for accounting closing, controllership reports, tax calculation and other financial routines in different types of companies.

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Aaron C

Aaron C

Asset Manager
Mexico City - Mexico
Aaron C

Aaron C

Asset Manager
Mexico City - Mexico

Aaron holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Energy Engineering by “Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana” in Mexico and has training sessions for Operational Coordination Manual (CENACE).

He holds 3 years experience in the renewable energy secto, having worked in companies such as Corey and Veolus Energía.

From the Control Center, Aaron operates electrical substations, manages and analyses the behaviour of assets with the aim of ensuring their best performance.

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Daniela C.

Daniela C.

Financial Accountant
Lisbon - Portugal
Daniela C.

Daniela C.

Financial Accountant
Lisbon - Portugal

Daniela has more than 7 years of experience in Accounting and Tax. Before joining Exus Management Partners she worked at BNP Paribas Personal Finance and at Consag, where she managed several companies with different activities. She studied Finance and Accounting (with Accounting specialization) in ISCTE and holds a Masters in Accounting from ISCAL – Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Lisboa. She is also Chartered Accountant.

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Alfonso Cebrian

Alfonso Cebrian

Partner - Italy
Italy
Alfonso Cebrian

Alfonso Cebrian

Partner - Italy
Italy
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Javier C.

Javier C.

Financial Accountant
Madrid - Spain
Javier C.

Javier C.

Financial Accountant
Madrid - Spain

Javier began his career in the renewable sector as a Financial Accountant in Renovalia Energy Group. Now, at Exus, he has been able to grow professionally managing several projects, both wind and photovoltaic.

Javier holds a degree in Finance and Accounting by the University of Cádiz and has gained international experience in Liverpool, UK.

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Javier E.

Javier E.

Senior Asset Manager
Madrid - Spain
Javier E.

Javier E.

Senior Asset Manager
Madrid - Spain

Prior to joining Exus, Javier has worked in Acciona as a Production Manager in the Follo Line Project, gaining extensive experience in construction and development. Javier holds a Degree in Energy and Mining Engineering by the Universidad Politécnica in Madrid (Spain) and a master in renewable energy by Fundación Circe, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain).

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Paula F.

Paula F.

Administrative Accountant
Madrid - Spain
Paula F.

Paula F.

Administrative Accountant
Madrid - Spain

Paula has been working in administrative roles since2016. She currently delivers administrative and accounting services for Exus aspart of the Finance department.

Paula is currently in her last year of a Bachelor´sDegree in Business Administration in Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid.

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Marina F.

Marina F.

Financial Accountant
Madrid - Spain
Marina F.

Marina F.

Financial Accountant
Madrid - Spain

Marina delivers accounting services for Exus. She started her professional career at AUXADI, in the Real Estate department, performing functions such as accounting, reporting & tax compliance.

Marina holds a Degree in Economics by the University of Oviedo, and a Master's Degree in Business Consulting and Taxation by the Center for Financial Studies.

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Pedro Fragoso

Pedro Fragoso

Partner - Brazil
Sao Paulo - Brazil
Pedro Fragoso

Pedro Fragoso

Partner - Brazil
Sao Paulo - Brazil

Pedro co-founded Exus in Brazil in 2018. He was a Founding Partner of Global Capital Partners, a Brazilian renewables Asset Management company. Previously, Pedro spent fifteen years with The Boston Consulting Group and Roland Berger in Europe and LatAm leading and developing the energy, strategy, private equity and M&A practices. He also served as CEO of Mobi.E International, an European electric mobility payment systems venture. Pedro has extensive experience in investment management, having advised global infrastructure and private equity funds in selecting, executing and completing deals totaling more than $10B in equity and debt. Pedro brings his investor relations and M&A capabilities to Exus in Brazil, advising local and international investors in selecting and executing renewable assets transactions, as well as monitoring and exiting investments. Pedro earned an MBA from INSEAD and a Business Administration degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

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