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Sunco’s primary asset is its team. The combination of talent and unique experience within the company has facilitated the development of innovative projects throughout its history, and has paved the way for the company to ambitiously realize its vision for the future within the energy sector.

Ferran Aicart

Engineer & Project Management

Ferran Aicart Curco has been Project Engineer in Sunco since 2009.

Ferran has led the engineering and project management for the San Pedro PV power plant project (Honduras) 22 MWp, and many of Sunco’s off-grid and distributed generation projects:

- Solar systems project for houses without access to electricity (Honduras) 750 systems
- Honda self-consumption solar roof project (Indonesia) 105 kWp
- Nimac self-consumption solar project (Nicaragua) 100 kWp 
 - Alibus solar roof project (Spain) 100 kWp 
 - Cubiali solar roof project (Spain) 100 kWp

Ferran holds a degree in Industrial Technical Engineering, specialising in Electricity, from the Escola Universitària Salesiana de Sarrià (centre affiliated with the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Tony Artiga

Chief Executive Officer

9 years of experience in the energy sector.

Member of the Mergers & Acquisitions 
team at the Royal Bank of Scotland in London, dedicated to Power & Utilities. Participated in transactions in the renewables, O&G, and distribution sectors with a total value of over $6.0B, and infrastructure sector transactions with a total value of $2.0B.

Prior to assuming the position of CEO, he held the position of Director of Structured Finance at Sunco for 4 years, generating sources of funding for distributed generation projects in Central America and Asia. Responsible for business development in Southeast Asia, obtaining the award of 2 of the first 5 solar projects with a PPA in Indonesia, and the first corporate PPA for solar energy in the country.
Bachelor and Master in Business Administration, majoring in Finance, at ESADE (Barcelona, Spain).

Alex Asenov

Director de Project Management

9 years of experience in the photovoltaic sector.

Project manager for Siliken S.A (2009- 2011). Construction and start up of more than 30MW in Spain and Italy.

Project manager for SunEdison (2011- 2016). Managed the construction and start up of more than 200MW in Europe, South America and Asia. As for example:

- PV plant at Karadjalovo (Bulgaria) 62MWp
- PV plant at San Andrés (Chile) 50Mwp
- PV plant at Crundale (UK) 40Mwp • PV plant at Oxford (UK) 10Mwp
 - PV plant at Maan (Jordan) 25Mwp

Alexander has a superior engineering degree in industrial electronics and automatization from the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

Nicolas Brion

Director of procurement

6 years of experience in procurement and 4 in renewable energy.

US C&I Procurement Manager with SunEdison (2015-2016) in San Francisco in charge of EPC contracting for solar distributed generation in the US. Led a process of selection, qualification and negotiation with over 50 EPCs for a portfolio of 500MW of projects (ground, rooftop, canopy) in 7 states.

Procurement Manager with SunEdison (2013-2015). In charge of selecting and contracting material, subcontractors and services for the construction of 450MW in UK, 25MW in Jordan and support of 200MW in Chile.

Consultant in American Express (2011- 2013) in Paris.

Aerospace Engineer and Business Degree from the Superior Institute of Aeronautics and Space (SUPAERO) in Toulouse.

José Delgado García

Director of Project Development

10 years of international experience in developing renewable energy projects totaling 450MW solar and 300MW wind power in companies such as Nervus, Conergy and Gamesa.

Experience in the construction of solar and wind power plants and in the operation of more than 1 GW of wind farms.

Participation in the bidding processes for solar power in Chile, Egypt and Jordan and extensive experience in negotiating power purchase agreements (PPAs) with both private entities and electricity companies.

Director of Project Development at Sunco since 2015.

MBA from Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (Madrid, Spain) and Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Alcalá (Madrid, Spain).

Carlos Esteban

Director of Design & Engineering

11 years of experience in the renewable energy industry (2 years as Construction Director for solar cell manufacturing lines and 1 year as Construction Manager for 4 solar PV projects in Spain for BP Solar, and 8 years as Engineering Director).

EMEA & LATAM Director of Design & Engineering for SunEdison (2010-2015) in Madrid. Led the design and engineering for 1 GW of projects now under operation in countries such as Italy, Bulgaria, Chile, Uruguay, Honduras, UK, South Africa, etc,

VP Global Director of Design & Engineering (2015-2016) in San Francisco and Madrid. Led the Development of an Innovations Program to lower costs, blocks of Engineering Standards, Grid Integration and Design Automation.

Industrial Technical Engineering degree from Universidad Politécnica in Madrid, with a specialization in Mechanics and Industrial Facilities.

Lucas García-Noblejas

Financial Director

7 years of experience in financing projects under Project Finance, Project Bond and corporate debt structures in listed companies and sector leaders.

5 years in the Structured Finance department at Acciona and Financing department at Natra.

2 years in the Structured Finance department at SunEdison, leading financing and financial analysis activities in Latin America. Origination, structuring and execution for the financing of two solar PV plants in Chile (180 MW).

Degree in Law and Business Administration from the Universidad Complutense (Madrid, Spain).

Marian Giner

Offers and Bids Director

10 years of experience in the renewable energy sector.

TDD Manager EMEA & LATAM for SunEdison (2015-2016), acquiring 530 MW of solar and wind projects in Latin America and Africa.

Business Development Technical Director for Africa in Sunedison (2015), 600 MW in bid awards.

EPC bid coordinator for EMEA and LATAM at SunEdison (2013-2014).

BD-EPC Technical Manager for EMEA and LATAM at SunEdison (2011-2013).

Electrical & Project Engineer at SunPower (2010-2011) and Qohelet Solar (2007- 2010).

Superior Industrial Engineer, specialized in Energy, by the Universidad Politécnica in Valencia. Masters degree in Project Management at IE Business School.

Sol Graña

Country Manager Argentina

6 years of experience in the renewables industry in M&A boutiques and quoted companies such as Terraform Power and Canadian Solar, working as Manager in the M&A and Business Development areas for LatAm and EMEA.

Bachelor of Economics from the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Postgraduate Financing and Investment in Renewable Energy Projects at IEB (Madrid, Spain).

Argentinian Nationality.

Gabriel Isaza

M&A & Capital Structuring Manager

4 years of experience in M&A and financing projects through Project Finance and Project Bond.

2 years experience in the M&A teams at EY and Scotiabank based in Bogota, Colombia.

2 years in the Structured Finance department at SunEdison, assisting in financing, bid, origination and acquisition activities and the sale of projects in Latin America.

Graduate in Finance and Capital Markets from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogota, Colombia) and Bachelor in Business Administration from the Universidad de Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia) and Getulio Vargas Business School (São Paulo, Brazil).

Bernat de Miguel

Project Development Associate

4 years in various positions at Sunco, including Jr. Operations Engineer, Business Development Analyst, and currently Project Development Associate.

Within Sunco has carried out numerous tasks analyzing markets in Latin America, Africa and Southeast Asia. Has also participated in establishing bid values, resulting in the award of a bidding round for $8M for Rural Electrification in Nigeria. Currently undertakes project analysis as well as studies of local permitting in more than 10 countries.

Industrial Organization Engineer from the Universidad Autonoma (Barcelona, Spain).

Masters degree in Communications Applied to Energy Management from the Universidad de Lasalle (Barcelona, Spain).
“Level 1” candidate in the CFA program.

Silvia Moreno

Office Manager

6 years of experience in Human Resources management in companies including Roche Farma, Fénix Directo (Allianz) and Repsol, working as an executive assistant, team coordinator and carrying out administrative tasks in HR, Purchasing and Training departments.

Jesús de Pablo

M&A & Capital Structuring Director

8 years of international experience in listed companies leaders in the renewable energy sector.

5 years with Gamesa in the Business Development and M&A teams working on development and sales transactions for 300 MW of wind power assets.

3 years at SunEdison as Manger of Structured Finance. Lead the first Project Financing of US$68M for a large-scale project developed by SunEdison in the Middle East (24 MW, Jordan) and arranged its subsequent sale to a Dubai investment fund. Participated in the origination of the acquisition of wind power assets from Renova Energía Brasil (99.2 MW, US$141M).

MBA from the IE Business School (Madrid, Spain) and Aeronautical Engineer from the Universidad Politécnica (Madrid, Spain).

José Pérez Francés

Managing Director

José has over 7 years of Experience in the Renewable Energy Sector, developing more than 2.5 GW of renewable energy assets globally and managed a global portfolio of 8 GW of solar and wind assets.

José was President of Global Asset Management at SunEdison/Terraform (3/15 – 12/15). During such time, José led the efforts towards creating a global asset management team for Terraform Power and Global and led the onboarding of more than 4 GW of assets in less than 12 months. Prior to that, he was President EMEA/LatAm (12/13 – 3/15), driving growth aggressively in MW built and pipeline by more than 300%.

Before joining SunEdision José served in several senior finance positions in EMI Music and NBC Universal at regional and global level.

José has a degree in Economics and Business Administration by Catholic University of Deusto (Spain)

Oscar Ribas

Chief Operating Officer

Oscar Ribas Perez, Chief Operating Officer at Sunco since 2010.

Oscar has experience in the:
 - Development, construction and O&M of 223 MWp in photovoltaic plants in Spain, Honduras, Indonesia, Italy, Rwanda, Nigeria and India.
- Design and development of 15 MWp in biomass plants in Spain and Indonesia.
- Design and development of 15 MWp in wind energy in Spain.

Before joining Sunco’s team, Oscar worked for FERSA as a Solar and Biomass Project Director:
- Design and development of +180 MWp in solar, biomass and wind energy projects.

He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering (UPC) and an MBA (ESADE).

I. Sanchez-Junco

Country Manager Chile and Peru

Iñigo has over 11 years of experience in the renewable energy industry.

4 years as an investment analyst, responsible for the sector at Credit-Suisse Fund & SIVAC Management in Spain, where he was a member of the Investment Committee.

5 years at Iberdrola Renovables as risk analyst focused on the projects developed by the company in EMEA and LatAm.

2 years in the commercial and strategy team at SunEdison for Latin America, actively participating in the execution of private PPAs (CAP and AMSA) as well as in 350 MW of solar project PPAs with Chilean Distribution companies.

He has actively participated in the evaluation, development, construction and commercialization of a total of 990 MW wind and solar projects .

Degree in Business Administration and Law from the Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio (Madrid, Spain).

Iker San Sebastián

Sunco Capital Technical Director

13 years of experience in the renewable energy industry.

Technical Director for EMEA at SunEdison (2008-2011). Took 
part in the development, construction and start-up of 300 MW in Spain and Italy, responsible for the completion of the largest PV plant in the world at its time (72 MW).

Utility Operations Director for US at SunEdison (2011-2013). Led the development, construction and start-up of 300 MW in US and Canada.

Utility Operations Director for EMEA at SunEdison (2013- 2016), leading the development, construction and start-up of 450 MW in UK, providing support for the completion of 200 MW in LATAM, responsible for the completion of a 100 MW PV plant in Chile (the largest private PPA and one of the 10 largest plants of the PV industry).

Global Technical Director for SunEdison O&M (2016), leading the maintenance and technical advisory teams providing technical support to TerraForm Power (TERP) and TerraForm Global (GLBL).

Superior Electronic Engineering and Industrial Automation Degree from Universidad de Navarra.

Fernando Vila

Chief Investment Officer

Founding partner of Prax Capital, a Private Equity firm based in China with US$800M capital raised and invested in 4 Growth Capital funds and 3 Real Estate funds.

At Prax Capital led the firm’s financial, legal and fiscal relations, in addition to being responsible for investment structures, valuations, contract negotiations, risk management, due diligence and portfolio management.

20 years experience in management and business administration in the USA in distribution and retail, and 4 years experience as an auditor (Certified Public Accountant) with KPMG in Miami.

Investments in sector companies: Suntech, (world's largest manufacturer of PV modules at that time), China Sunergy (manufacturer of PV modules), HT Blade, JYT, and Fundant.

MBA in Accounting and Auditing and BA in Economics from Florida Atlantic University (Florida, USA).

GLOBAL LEADERSHIP IN RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS

The Sunco team boasts a unique experience across the key areas of value creation in renewable energy projects.

Development and
Commercialization
Financial Structuring
and M&A
Engineering, Construction
and Interconnection
Asset Management
MEXICO 2012 204 MW.
HONDURAS 2012 104 MWp.
CHILE 2014 400 MW PV. PPA Award
CHILE 2016 110 MWp PV.
CHILE 2014 70 MWp PV.
CHILE 2013 100 MWp PV.
BRAZIL 2014-2015 100 MW PV. PPA Award
URUGUAY 2015-2016 100 MW PV.
UNITED STATES 2011-2013 280 MWp PV. US Portfolio
UNITED KINGDOM 2014-2016 514 MWp PV. UK Portfolio
Spain 2008-2011 75 MWp PV. Spanish Portfolio
ITALY 2010-2011 196 MWp PV. Italian Portfolio
BULGARIA 2012 62 MWp PV.
JORDAN 2016 24 MWp PV.
SOUTH AFRICA 2014-2015 130 MW PV. SA Portfolio
INDIA 2012 47 MWp. Indian Portfolio
THAILAND 2012 67 MWp. Thailand Portfolio
AUSTRALIA 2012 47 MW.
SOUTH AFRICA 2014 457 MW PV. Round 3 PPA Award

MAMAGEMENT TEAM WITH
AN EXCEPTIONAL TRACK RECORD

DEVELOPMENT

120 proyects in 14 different countries

4,6
SINCE 2008

CONSTRUCTION & INTERCONNECTION

Over 100 proyects in 12 different countries

2,0
SINCE 2004

ENERGY SALES

Bilateral Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)

1,6
SINCE 2012

ASSET MANAGEMENT

North America, Latin América, Europe and Middle East

8,0
SINCE 2011

INVESTMENT

Enterprise Value in solar Pv and wind energy projects

4,6
SINCE 2008

PROJECT FINANCE

Over 30 transactions in 12 different countries

3,4
SINCE 2009

FUND MANAGEMENT

Invested in 7 Private Equity & Real Estate funds in China

800
SINCE 2003

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