Optimal mix of industrial, infrastructure and finance backgrounds

Gonzalo López Medina

MANAGING PARTNER

  • +20 years involved in infrastructure asset management and advisory
  • Currently Board Member of I-77 Mobility Partners in North Carolina
  • In 2009, Gonzalo founded White Summit Capital
  • Started his career in London, in the Energy & Utilities team of Citigroup
  • MSci in Mathematics and a Masters degree in Finance. Universidad Autónoma Madrid and Imperial College London
Pablo Pallás

MANAGING PARTNER

  • +20 years of experience in finance and investments with a focus on the energy and infrastructure sectors
  • Former Managing Director and Head of M&A for Citi in Iberia
  • Over 30 executed deals totaling over €40bn, including Madrileña de Gas, Redexis, Gas Natural Fenosa merger, the sale of E.ON Spain and the tender offer of Endesa
  • MBA University of Michigan
Stefan Kreher

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

  • +20 years of experience in various finance roles
  • Former positions include Deputy CFO of Generali Group Switzerland
  • Previously Stefan had worked with Zurich Financial Services as Head of Capital and Liquidity Management
  • Stefan is a CFA chartholder and holds a Masters in Banking and Finance from University of Basel
Alexander O´Rourke

PRINCIPAL

  • Joined WSC in 2016. Previously spent 9 years working for Citigroup’s Investment Banking division from both London and Sao Paulo
  • His primary coverage responsibilities were for the Power & Utilities and Oil & Gas sectors. Prior experience covering Telecoms & Financial Institutions
  • Masters degree in Chemistry from Imperial College London
Amaia del Villar

PRINCIPAL

  • Joined WSC in 2017. Previously was the Corporate Strategy Manager at Gas Natural Fenosa, where she spent more than 5 years covering different positions in the Strategy and Development team
  • Prior to that she spent 4 years working for Citigroup’s Investment Banking division in Madrid
  • Bachelor’s degree in business from Deusto Business School (Bilbao)
 Juan José García-Pozuelo

INVESTMENT PROFESSIONAL

  • Joined WSC in 2020. Spent 4 years in Citigroup’s Investment Banking division in Madrid advising in several landmark M&A, ECM and DCM transactions
  • Previously worked at BNP Paribas, EY and Caser Private Equity
  • Holds a double degree in Business Administration and Law from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a Master in Finance from ICADE
Jaime Álvarez de Lorenzana

INVESTMENT PROFESSIONAL

  • Previous experience working in M&A at Greenhill & Co and BNP Paribas, as well as private equity at HIG Capital
  • Holds a degree in Business Administration from CUNEF University, Madrid
Alberto Casado

INVESTMENT PROFESSIONAL

  • Previous experience working in PE at Alantra
  • Holds a Double Degree in International Business Management from Lancaster University and ICADE
Sergio Fernandez

INVESTMENT PROFESSIONAL

  • Previous experience working in M&A at CACIB and BNP Paribas in Madrid, as well as in consulting at Netvalue Forensicz
  • Holds a Masters in Finance from IE Business School and degrees in Business Administration and in Economics from the University of Navarra

Renewables Dedicated Team

José Fernandez-Velasco

HEAD OF RENEWABLES

  • +12 years involved in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors
  • Involved in transactions, development, financing and tender participations in Americas and Europe for over 800MW of renewable assets
  • Structure Financing in Jinko Power International focused in solar PV in Europe and Americas
  • Previously worked in the infrastructure and energy team of European investment banking boutique, Altium Capital
  • José obtained degrees in Law and Business Administration from Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville
Daniel Rodríguez

DIRECTOR – ASSET MANAGEMENT MEXICO

  • +15 years involved in the energy and infrastructure sectors
  • Developed and managed over 1.5GW of energy assets in Latin America
  • Development Director in Jinko Power International
  • Previously worked nine years for Iberdrola, two years for SunEdison and two year for AES in Mexico
  • Daniel obtained degree in Economics at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico
Alberto Romero

CTO

  • + 12 years of experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors
  • Former Contracts and Risks Management Director at Abeinsa, Abengoa’s EPC subsidiary. Involved in key energy, biofuel and water projects worldwide (including +2GW CSP, +300MW PV, + 3GW CCGT & cogeneration, +3Mm3/day desalination)
  • Previously worked at Iberdrola and Ayesa, focused on CSP project development, engineering and R&D
  • Degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Sevilla and MBA from Escuela de Organización Industrial
Virginia Fernandez-Palacios

CFO

  • +10 years involved in the finance industry
  • 3 years as financial senior manager in Jinko Power for Europe and LATAM
  • 7 year auditing at PWC
  • Virginia obtained degrees in Law and Business Administration from Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville