Tomàs Casanovas is an international Project Finance expert with more than 39 years of experience in the banking industry. He built his expertise working in top financial entities, notably at leading Spanish bank La Caixa, now Caixabank, where amongst other responsibilities, he served as Risk Director.
In addition to presiding the Enerside Board of Administration, he is also a professor in the Master in Accounting and Financial Management of the UPF (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) in Barcelona, and regularly leads Project Finance seminars internationally.
Tomàs holds a BSc in Economy, and a MBA from Strathclyde.
VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD
Pedro Nueno has an extraordinary track record both professionally and academically. He has been a consultant with the World Bank, the OECD, Ford, and Morgan Stanley among many more, and is advisor to various company boards in addition to his role of Vice President of the Enerside board.
President of CEIBS, the leading international business school based in Shanghai, China, Pedro also gives entrepreneurship classes at top-ranked business school IESE in Barcelona.
Pedro holds a BSc in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, and a PhD in Business Administration from Harvard University.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Founder and CEO of Enerside, Joatham Grange has more than 10 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, in particular in large-scale projects, with expertise in Management and Sales.
Prior to moving into the solar photovoltaic energy industry, he also worked in Corporate Banking.
Joatham holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, and a MBA from IESE.
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
Michael serves Enerside as its Chief Operations Officer and as Secretary of the board.
He is a well-rounded professional with experience in leading multinational companies, always under business development roles.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, and a MBA from IESE.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Antoni Gasch is an industrial engineer with more than 11 years of experience and a multidisciplinary expertise in renewable energy generation and energy efficiency.
His responsibilities cover the whole value chain: economic viability studies, conceptual design, construction, supplier relationship management and project management.
Antoni holds a MSc in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering from UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya).
Although he started his career in International Fiscal Law, Álvaro Escrivá followed his passion for developing talent and mentoring and currently works in the higher education industry at IESE Business School as Associate Director of the Executive MBA program.
A trained coach and a member of the IESE Business Angels and Family Offices Network, he regularly collaborates with various entrepreneurial projects as a consultant or board member.
Álvaro holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Complutense University of Madrid and University of Bologna, as well as an MBA from IESE Business School.
Joel Barros is Business Development Manager for Brazil of Enerside and has significant international experience, with more than 15 years working in South America and the Iberic Peninsula.
Formerly with international companies like Scheuten Solar and J.V.G Thoma Gmbh, he enjoys more than 10 years of experience in the industry in International Sales, Strategic Management and Business Development.
Joel is a trained and certified solar and wind project installer and project manager with CENSOLAR-Sevilla and the prestigious Research Center CIEMAT (Madrid), with a degree in Business Administration from UPE (Brazil).
HEAD FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
Jordi Canals has a large trajectory as a Finance professional and has developed an experience of more than 12 years in multinational companies such as Deloitte where he worked as an external auditor, Sony Spain as a financial controller, and Idneo Technologies as a Business Controller.
Jordi holds a BSc in Economics and a MSc in Accounting and Financial Management from UPF (Universitat Pompeu Fabra).
HEAD STRATEGIC MARKETING & COMMUNICATION
Abby Moussouamy is a Marketing & Communication professional with 10 years of experience in Corporate Communication across various industries internationally.
As Head Strategic Marketing & Communication at Enerside, she oversees the external and internal communication of the company, and participates in the company’s corporate strategy by coordinating the internal Market Research and Analysis efforts.
Abby holds a BA Communication (Business) from Bond University (Australia), and a MBA from ESADE Business School.
REGIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Marc Forner is Regional Business Development Manager at Enerside where he is in charge of opening new markets and generating new project development opportunities. He is also involved in Market Research and Analysis.
Marc holds a BSc in Economics from UPF (Universitat Pompeu Fabra).
Engineering Manager Belén Ariño has more than 10 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, which cover the development of international grid and off-grid projects, from their conception to their delivery and operation, and worked with public institutions, industrial clients, and utilities.
She’s also been involved in the development of supervision and O&M protocols.
Belén holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering from UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), and a MSc in Energy Efficiency Management from University of Barcelona (IL3-UB).
HEAD PROJECT MANAGER
Miguel Moreno is an industrial engineer specialized in renewable energy generation.
As Head Project Manager, he brings to Enerside more than 10 years of experience in renewable energy and energy efficiency & optimization. Well versed in the development of energy optimization systems and of cogeneration plants, he oversees project management and execution.
Miguel holds a MSc in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, and a PhD in Thermal Engineering from UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya).
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Sophie has seven years of medium and large-scale solar and wind energy project experience gained in the UK and Australia, from pre-feasibility through development, construction and operation phases.
She has worked for consultancies and project developers in research, planning, project management, PR and administration roles.
Sophie holds a BSc in Geography, Development and Environmental Studies from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
SENIOR PROJECT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Bárbara Merayo is a Senior Civil Engineer with more than 7 years of experience as a Project Manager for Engineering, Civil Work, Infrastructure and Renewable Energy projects.
She also brings international expertise in Solar Photovoltaic, Thermosolar and Hydroelectric plants, in the context of auction processes, construction engineering and detailed engineering.
Bárbara holds a MSc in Civil Engineering from UAX Madrid (Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio) and a Master’s degree in Sales & Marketing Management from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile).
HEAD OF STRUCTURED FINANCE
Alejandro Álvarez has over 10 years of experience in Structured Finance with a special focus in Project Finance.
He started his career with the Inter-American Development Bank based in Washington DC. Afterwards, he moved to London to become part of the Project Finance team in Société Générale and Barclays were he managed to close several transactions in the infrastructure and energy sectors. He then moved to the Structured Finance team in SunEdison where he led and closed a Project Finance transaction with IFC, BCIE and OFID to build a 80MW solar PV plant in Honduras.
Alejandro holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering from UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) and a MSc in Finance from HEC Paris (Grande Ecole).