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Our Team

20

Professionals

250

Years of Combined Experience

12

Nationalities

40

Female Employees

20

Deals Executed

12

Languages Spoken

Multidisciplinary Expertise

The complexity of the Energy Transition Infrastructure sector requires investment managers that have specialised and multidisciplinary teams. They must be able to invest in and manage diversified assets across the energy sector and key energy demanding businesses such as transportation and industry. As a firm we have focused on bringing together talent from across the energy and infrastructure spectrum, with hands-on experience and diverse skill sets and geographical backgrounds.

Managing Partner

Gonzalo López

Gonzalo is the founder of White Summit Capital and one of two Managing Partners at the Firm. He has over twenty years of experience as an advisor and investor in the private infrastructure space.

He worked for Citigroup until he founded WSC in 2011.

Gonzalo holds a master’s degree in Mathematics and a master’s degree in Finance from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Imperial College London.

Managing Partner

Pablo Pallás

Pablo is one of two Managing Partner at White Summit Capital. He joined the Firm in 2017 after a successful career at Citigroup.

Since joining WSC, Pablo has spearheaded the Firm’s proprietary investments into the sustainable Energy Transition sector.

He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in economics from the University of Valencia and Middlesex University, London.

Chief Operating Officer

Alexander O’Rourke

Alexander, is White Summit Capital’s Chief Operating Officer.

Alexander started his career at Citigroup in 2007 and was one of WSC’s early joiners back in 2016.

Alexander holds a master’s degree in Chemistry from Imperial College London and has a natural interest in clean technologies such as green hydrogen and carbon capture.

Head of Investment Management

Amaia del Villar

Amaia is the Head of Investment Management. She joined White Summit Capital in 2017 and has over 15 years of experience across various companies in the financial and energy sectors.

Amaia worked as an investment banker at Citigroup before joining White Summit Capital.

She holds a degree in Business & Finance from the University of Deusto in Bilbao.

Managing Director

Ignacio Asensio

Ignacio is a Managing Director in the Investments Team.

He joined White Summit Capital in 2022 and has over 15 years of experience in principal infrastructure investments across multiple sectors, including transportation, water distribution and renewable energy worldwide.

Ignacio holds a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Principal

Alexandra Chenguelly

Alexandra is a principal at White Summit Capital, she joined the firm in 2022 and has over 15 years of experience in the infrastructure and energy sector.

Previously, Alexandra was working in the Corporate Strategic Planning team of Cemex. Prior to that she spent 7 years in the Origination and Structured trading team of BP in London focussing on gas and power, and 6 years in corporate finance and M&A at Veolia in Paris and Singapore.

She holds a master’s degree in Management from SKEMA Business School (France), and an MBA from INSEAD (France/Singapore).

Principal

Román Oyarzun

Román is a Principal in the Investment Team. He joined the Firm in 2022 and has over eight years of principal investment and M&A experience.

Prior to joining White Summit Capital, Román worked at SUSI Partners as part of the infrastructure equity investment team after beginning his career at Citigroup.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from CUNEF and an MBA from London Business School.

Principal

Alex Goodhardt

Alex is a Principal in the Investment Team. He joined White Summit Capital in 2022.

Previously Alex spent six years at John Laing focusing on executing and managing infrastructure investments across different sectors in Europe, including renewable energy generation, energy storage opportunities and digital infrastructure.

Prior to that, Alex worked at E.ON developing renewable energy projects in Northern Europe and on commercially structuring distributed energy projects such as district heating networks for large property development companies.

Alex is a CFA Charterholder and holds a MA in Economics and Politics from the University of Glasgow.

General Counsel

Patricia Jaquotot

Patricia is White Summit Capital’s General Counsel. She joined the Firm in 2022.

Patricia has more than ten years of experience in commercial law, including a wide range of corporate transactions. She previously worked at Herbert Smith Freehills where her practice focused on M&A transactions, private equity, joint ventures, and restructurings.

She holds a double degree in Business & Law from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) in Madrid.

Legal Counsel

Andrea Múgica

Andrea Múgica is a Legal Counsel and joined White Summit Capital’s team in 2022. She has over eight years of experience in corporate law and M&A.

Prior to joining WSC, Andrea held the position of Senior Legal Counsel at Plenium Partners.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Law, a degree in Economics from Deusto University and a double master’s degree in Legal Practice and EU Law.

Finance Director

Veronica Dominguez

Verónica is White Summit Capital’s Finance Director. She joined the Firm in early 2022 and has over 9 years of experience in financial services.

Prior to joining WSC, Veronica led a team of financial controllers at Grant Thornton, working on the administration of companies for large international groups.

She holds a master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from EAE Business School and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Head of Fund Operations

Matti Neumann

Matti is White Summit Capital’s Head of Fund Operations. He joined the firm in 2022.

During his career, he successfully led the Fund Operations Team Europe at Schroders and was responsible for over 60 alternative investment funds, SPVs, and mandates in different legal jurisdictions.

Matti holds a degree in Finance & management and an executive MBA from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

Investment Professional

Rafael Nogueira

Rafael is an Investment Professional in the Investment Team. He joined the Firm in 2022 and has over eight years of private equity and M&A experience.

Prior to joining White Summit Capital, Rafael worked at Astra Capital Management in Washington DC as part of the Investments Team. Prior to that, he worked at Bank of America’s investment banking division, advising on global M&A and capital markets.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from Boston College and an MBA from IESE Business School.

Investment Professional

Lorraine Madoulaud

Lorraine is an Investment Professional in the Investment Team. She joined the Firm in 2024 and has over six years of investment and infrastructure private equity experience.

Prior to joining White Summit Capital, Lorraine worked at InfraRed Capital Partners in London as part of the investment team. Prior to that she worked at Rgreen Invest’s investment division. She started her career at Societe Generale in the Paris offices.

She holds a degree and master’s degree from the Emlyon Business School in Corporate Finance

Investment Professional

Pol Téllez

Pol is an Investment Professional in the Investment Team. He joined the Firm in 2021 and has over four years of investment and advisory experience.

Prior to joining White Summit Capital, Pol worked in the Capital Markets Team at JLL. He started his career at Activotrade, where he was involved in the derivatives trading and structuring desk.

He holds a master’s in Finance from IE Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from UOC.

Investment Professional

Elena Manrique

Elena is an Investment Professional at White Summit Capital. She joined the firm in 2023 after finishing an internship within the Investment Team.

Prior to joining WSC, Elena worked in Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business Management from ICADE and Northeastern University.

Investment Professional

Ricardo Herrera

Ricardo is an Investment Professional at White Summit Capital. He joined the firm in 2024 after finishing an internship within the Investment Management Team.

Prior to joining WSC, Ricardo worked in Private Equity at ABE Capital Partners.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Finance from the University of Deusto”

Investment Management Director

Paula Otero

Paula is White Summit Capital’s Investment Management Director.She joined the Firm in early 2023 and has over 15 years of experience in financial services.

Paula began her career at KPMG as a financial auditor. Prior to joining WSC, she led a team of financial professionals at General Dynamics European Land System.

Paula holds a master’s degree in Controlling and Data Analytics from CUNEF Business School, a finance master’s degree from ESADE Business School and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Investment Management Professional

Sergio Fernández

Sergio is an Investment Management Professional. He joined White Summit Capital in 2020.

Previously, Sergio spent four years at Credit Agricole CIB focussing on M&A, financing and capital market transactions. Prior to that, Sergio worked at BNP Paribas’ Investment Banking Team and at a financial consulting boutique.

Sergio graduated in Management and Economics from Universidad de Navarra and holds a master’s degree in Finance from IE Business School, as well as an Executive MBA from Deusto Business School.

Investment Management Professional

Hernando de La Guerra

Hernando is an Investment Management Professional at White Summit Capital. He joined WSC in 2023.

Prior to joining WSC, Hernando worked as an investment analyst at Cintra (Ferrovial), where he was responsible for managing infrastructure assets, project finance opportunities, and engaging in M&A across Europe, Latin America, Australia, and India.

Hernando holds a B.S. in Economic Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Sciences in Investment Banking and Corporate Finance from IEB.

Financial Controller

Pedro Gabarrón

Pedro is a Financial Controller at White Summit Capital. He joined the firm in 2024 after finishing an internship within the team.

Prior to joining White Summit Capital, Pedro worked as an Administrative & Business professional in Logistica & Transportes Frio Azagra.

He holds a Master´s degree in Stocks & Financial Markets from EAE Business School and a bacherlor´s degree in Business Administration from Universidad de Murcia.