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
Portugal
Luis Adao da Fonseca

Luis Adao da Fonseca

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
Luis Arizaga

Luis Arizaga

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
Pittsburgh
Dhaval Bhalodia

Dhaval Bhalodia

Pittsburgh
Partner
Alfonso Cebrian

Alfonso Cebrian

Partner
Italy
Alfonso Cebrian

Alfonso Cebrian

Italy
Partner
Pedro Fragoso

Pedro Fragoso

Partner - Brazil
Brazil
Pedro Fragoso

Pedro Fragoso

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 had 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 USD 10 Bn 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
Antonio Gellweiler

Antonio Gellweiler

Lisbon
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 power capacity in wind. 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 up to 2008.

António is owner of an equivalent total wind farm capacity of 48 MW in  operation in Portugal and France and currently member of 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
Pittsburgh
Nicolas Matos Martinon

Nicolas Matos Martinon

Pittsburgh
Partner
Nelson Quinta

Nelson Quinta

Partner - Europe
Lisbon
Nelson Quinta

Nelson Quinta

Lisbon
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
Portugal
Diogo Saalfeld Reis

Diogo Saalfeld Reis

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 [euro]2bn 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
Nacho Soucheiron Marcet

Nacho Soucheiron Marcet

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
Pittsburgh
Mike Speerschneider

Mike Speerschneider

Pittsburgh
Partner
Jim Spencer

Jim Spencer

Partner
Pittsburgh
Jim Spencer

Jim Spencer

Pittsburgh
Partner
Carlos Tello Garcia

Carlos Tello Garcia

Partner - Europe
Madrid
Carlos Tello Garcia

Carlos Tello Garcia

Madrid
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.

The team

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David G.

David G.

Treasury Manager
Madrid
David G.

David G.

Treasury Manager
Madrid

David provides Treasury, tax and accounting services to Exus. In his more than 8 years of experience working in a variety of sectors, including telecommunications, motor vehicle and energy in which he has acquired different skills and a deep knowledge of each sector. Before joining Exus, David has worked at Deloitte and BDO, as senior consultant of the Accounting and Tax department in Madrid. He graduated in Business Sciences and Business Administration and Management from the University of Valladolid, Spain.

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Antonio Gellweiler

Antonio Gellweiler

Advisory Committe member
Lisbon
Antonio Gellweiler

Antonio Gellweiler

Advisory Committe member
Lisbon

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 power capacity in wind. 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 up to 2008.

António is owner of an equivalent total wind farm capacity of 48 MW in  operation in Portugal and France and currently member of APREN board  (Portuguese renewable energy promoter’s association).

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

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Antonio G.

Antonio G.

Monitoring & Performance Manager
Madrid
Antonio G.

Antonio G.

Monitoring & Performance Manager
Madrid

Antonio looks after the analysis and performance management of wind and solar portfolios. Besides, he is focused on innovation projects to optimize resources, assets improvement, and ensure the correct data acquisition. Before Exus, he worked in projects related to geothermal and concentrated solar plants models. Antonio graduated as an Energy Engineer and holds an MSc in Energy Systems from Cranfield University (UK) and an MSc in Mining and Energy Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica in Madrid (Spain).

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Joseph G.

Joseph G.

Controller
Pittsburgh
Joseph G.

Joseph G.

Controller
Pittsburgh

Joseph Glinski is the Controller of Exus NA. He is an experienced Certified Public Accountant with over 10 years of experience in the energy industry. Joseph previously worked as the Corporate Controller and Manager of Financial Analysis and Strategic Planning with Montauk Energy and is the former Accounting Manager at Duquesne Light and Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has a BS degree in acountingfrom the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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Nieves G.

Nieves G.

M&A Analyst
Madrid
Nieves G.

Nieves G.

M&A Analyst
Madrid

Nieves has two years of experience in the Energy sector. She joined Exus in 2019 as part of the M&A department covering Europe and LatAm. During this time, she has analysed around 10.0 GW of renewable energy assets and has successfully been part of 1.5 GW transactions. Nieves has led the refinancing process of several wind portfolios for almost € 50m of total senior debt. Before joining Exus, she worked at EY in the Strategy and Transaction department focusing on the analysis and valuation of investment opportunities within different sectors. Nieves is Aerospace engineer from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - ETSIAE (Spain) and has an international MSc in Finance at Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (Spain), The Wharton School (US) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong).

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Marcelo G.

Marcelo G.

Operations Director
Brazil
Marcelo G.

Marcelo G.

Operations Director
Brazil

Marcelo Gravina holds more than 10 years experience in energy project management, including in subcontractor, operations and budget management. Prior to joining Exus Management Partners, Marcelo was anEngineering and Construction Director at EDP Brasil for 9 years and a Project Engineer at Voith.

Marcelo holds an MBA from IBMEC and a Master’s.

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Steffen G.

Steffen G.

Asset Manager
Aechen
Steffen G.

Steffen G.

Asset Manager
Aechen

Steffen holds more than 15 years of asset managing and operation management related positions. Before joining Exus, Steffen worked as an Asset Manager in Trianel Onshore Windkraftwerke, the renewable arm Trianel Company, managing a c.350MW portfolio of wind and solar projects. Steffen has gained a deep knowledge of the renewable energy sector, having graduated as an associate engineer on Siemens Professional Education (SPE) in Berlin. He also holds a degree in Computer Science by Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences.

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Daniel H.

Daniel H.

Commercial Manager
Mexico
Daniel H.

Daniel H.

Commercial Manager
Mexico

Daniel holds more than 9 years of experience in the Energy sector. At Exus, he coordinates the energy generated by renewable energy projects.

Before joining Exus, Daniel worked at FIDE, where he focused in performing energy analysis.

Daniel holds a degree in Mechatronic Engineering from Autonomous University of Nuevo León (Mexico).

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Nathan H.

Nathan H.

Operations Engineer
Pittsburgh
Nathan H.

Nathan H.

Operations Engineer
Pittsburgh

Nathan Hedin joined Exus in 2020 as an Operations Engineer. He has four years of experience in in the energy industry as a Natural Gas Engineer and Field Engineer and has expertise in energy system design and QA/QC project review. Nathan is a recent M.S. graduate from Carnegie Mellon University, focused on machine learning and renewable energy systems.

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Francisco Javier C.

Francisco Javier C.

Asset Manager
Mexico
Francisco Javier C.

Francisco Javier C.

Asset Manager
Mexico

Francisco Javier holds a Physics Degree by the “Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México” (UNAM).

Prior to joining Exus, he worked at Grupo Financiero Banorte in Maintenance and Supervision of ATMs. He holds training in Operational Coordination Manual (CENACE).  

Francisco Javier analyses the historical behaviour of renewable generation projects at Exus, in order to maximize the performance and prevent correctives maintenance with predictive actions.

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Javier J.

Javier J.

Asset Manager
Madrid
Javier J.

Javier J.

Asset Manager
Madrid

Javier holds a Masters Degree in Engineering from Universidad de Castilla La Mancha. Javier has more than 10 years of experience in Wind and PV sectors. Previously he worked at Ingeteam Services as Area Service Manager, managing the O&M service for around 400 MW of multiplatform wind turbines. Before joining Exus, Javier managed the Spanish Wind and PV operations of Kaiserwetter Energy.

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Laurent J.

Laurent J.

Head of Operations
Madrid
Laurent J.

Laurent J.

Head of Operations
Madrid

Laurent holds more than 9 years of experience in the Energy sector, at Exus he coordinates the technical team and oversees tools and process development. Prior to joining Exus, Laurent worked at Iberdrola in developing business in new market (France, Italy and Germany), in the capacity of energy trading and origination manager, structuring energy product for conventional and renewable plants. Laurent is mechanical engineer and an international MSc in Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy from University of KTH Stockholm (Sweden), EMN Nantes (France) and ETSII at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)

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Víctor L.

Víctor L.

Head of M&A
Madrid
Víctor L.

Víctor L.

Head of M&A
Madrid

Víctor holds more than 7 years of experience in the financial and energy sector. Víctor joined Exus in 2016 as part of the European M&A department. Since then, he has analysed more than 20.0 GW of renewable energy investment opportunities and has successfully transacted more than 3.0GW. During this time, Víctor has participated in more than € 800m of total Senior Debt processes, more than € 1bn of third-party equity raising and currently managing the expected financing necessities of the investment pipeline for the coming months in Europe. Before Exus, Víctor has worked in BBVA and Naturgy, focus on the valuation of financial/derivative stock and commodity products. Víctor is Industrial Engineer by “Universidad Pontificia Comillas” (ICAI) having Cum-Laude Financial Markets Master as well in the IEB.

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Antonio L.

Antonio L.

Construction Project Manager
Lisbon
Antonio L.

Antonio L.

Construction Project Manager
Lisbon

Prior to joining Exus, Antonio worked as Head of Project Management in GAMESA Energy. Portugal (2003 – 2013) where he was involved in the construction of circa 400MW. Between 2001 and 2003, he was Head of Energy Services in CME (Construction and Electromechanical Services). Head of Energy Decentralized Systems in ABB (2000 – 2001). Before 2000, Antonio worked in the construction department of companies such as Transgas and GDF Suez Group.Antonio has recently supervised the construction and final taking over of 40 MW of two solar projects and is currently supervising the construction of 40 MW of two additional. He holds a Post-graduation in Management (INDEG/ISCTE) and a Post-graduation in Mechanical Engineering (Energy Area).

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Jorge M.

Jorge M.

Technical Director
Mexico
Jorge M.

Jorge M.

Technical Director
Mexico

Jorge holds over 9 years of experience in the renewable energy sector. He began his career in 2012 with Maeco Beijing as Project Manager, and his last collaboration was with Ingeteam, where he worked for six years in several positions (Service Manager in the APAC region, Head of Operations in France and Belgium, Service Director Mexico).

Jorge holds a Bachelor Degree in Aerospace Engineering as well a Master´s Degree in Health & Safety and an MBA.

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John M.

John M.

Commercial Director
Pittsburgh
John M.

John M.

Commercial Director
Pittsburgh

John joined Exus in 2020 as the Director of Commercial Management and Trading. He has dual Bachelor of Science Degrees in Finance and Marketing and an MBA from the University of Dayton. Before joining Exus Management Partners, he spent 10 years working in renewable energy and commodity trading. John has deep knowledge of the North American energy markets and specializes in energy trading, risk management, origination, and financial structuring.

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Nicolas Matos Martinon

Nicolas Matos Martinon

Partner
Pittsburgh
Nicolas Matos Martinon

Nicolas Matos Martinon

Partner
Pittsburgh
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Karalyn M.

Karalyn M.

HR Manager
Pittsburgh
Karalyn M.

Karalyn M.

HR Manager
Pittsburgh

Karalyn Matheson is the Human Resources and Administration Manager for Exus NA.

Karalyn is SHRM-CP certified and has a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Álvaro M.

Álvaro M.

Legal counsel
Madrid
Álvaro M.

Álvaro M.

Legal counsel
Madrid

Álvaro provides legal advice to Exus from a corporate perspective and its business operations. Álvaro has more than 4 years of experience both in private practice and as in-house counsel. Before joining Exus, Álvaro has worked at Deloitte Legal as lawyer of the Corporate and M&A department in Madrid. Álvaro has international experience having worked in the Tax and Compliance departments at Banco Santander London and New York respectively. He has graduated in Law in “Universidad San Pablo CEU” and has a double Master Degree in Access to the Legal Profession and Corporate law by the Centro de Estudios Garrigues.

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Leigh M.

Leigh M.

Project Accountant
Pittsburgh
Leigh M.

Leigh M.

Project Accountant
Pittsburgh

Leigh joined Exus in 2019 as a Project Accountant. She has over 20 years of accounting experience with 12 years working in the renewable energy sector. Leigh previously worked with Montauk Energy as an Accounting Manager responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions with a specialized knowledge in system implementation. She has an accounting degree from the Bradford School.

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Esther N.

Esther N.

Accounting & Tax Manager
Madrid
Esther N.

Esther N.

Accounting & Tax Manager
Madrid

Esther spent three years with Deloitte and one year with EY working in both as a Senior Accountant and Tax expert. During that time, she worked as an advisor in the financial department of different companies operating in the energy and industrial sector. Esther studied Law and Business Administration at Pablo de Olavide University in Seville. Deusto Business School MBA 2011.

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Natalia O.

Natalia O.

Head of Development
Madrid
Natalia O.

Natalia O.

Head of Development
Madrid

Natalia has more than 12 years of experience in development and construction of renewable energy projects specially wind farms and solar plants. Before joining Exus Natalia was in charge of Project Development department at Borawind between 2012-2016, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, HSE and Land management. Part of project development team in Cobra Energy, where she was responsible for the North-West team, she was involved with the development and construction of circa 500 MW of renewable projects, leading the processing permissions, including engineering, resource analysis, real state, environmental, construction control and budget tracking. Natalia holds a degree in Industrial Engineering by the University of León (Spain).

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Daniel P.

Daniel P.

Asset Manager
Mexico
Daniel P.

Daniel P.

Asset Manager
Mexico

Daniel holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Geophysical Engineering from “Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México” (UNAM).

He joint Exus in 2019 where he looks after wind and solar assets in coordination with operational personnel of the projects. He holds training for Operational Coordination Manual (CENACE).

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Simone P.

Simone P.

Asset Manager
Madrid
Simone P.

Simone P.

Asset Manager
Madrid

Simone manages a diversified c.400 MW portfolio of Wind projects in Spain. Prior to Exus, Simone worked as a technical Asset Manager two years at Quintas Energy, responsible for a portfolio of PV plants located in Italy. He was involved in the daily monitoring and analysis of performance, incident and action management and monthly report drafting for the client. Simone is an Energy engineer graduated from Politecnico di Milano (Italy), from where he also holds a MSc in Energy for Development.

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