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Vice President & Director of Operations for Latin America


Seasoned executive with a double backgrount (M Sc. in Mining Engineering, Madrid and HEC Paris). Professional experience accordingly:

- 15 years as investment banker with a bias in project finance and infrastructure PPPs
- 10 years in the construction and real estate industries

Has worked in Europe (France, Spain) and the Americas.

Trilingual: English, French and Spanish, with reading capabilities in Portuguese

Expériences professionnelles

Vice president & director of operations for latin america

Hill International Inc. , Ciudad de méxico - CDI

De Février 2016 à Novembre 2016

Running the Latin American operations, with a headcount of +250 engineers and architects located in Brazil, Mexico and Coloombia

Country manager mexico

Hill International Inc. , Ciudad de méxico - CDI

De Juin 2014 à Janvier 2016

As Country Mnager I run the Mexican operations in areas such as Project and Construction Management, construction risk assesment, project construction turnaround, lender's technical advice, etc.

During this period the company doubled its backlog and also became one of the most profitable Hill subsidiaries on a worldwide basis.

One of our major projects, the "Torre Bancomer Polanco" won the 2016 National Award of intelligent and sustainable building by the Mexican Institute of Intelligent and Sustainable Buildings.

The major contracts during this period were:

- Project & Construction management of 2,800 hotel keys for different international hotel operators

- Preconstruction Management of 500,000 m2 in Mexico City

- Project turnaround of a major container terminal following the contractor's default

- Lender's technical advise for the largest drinking water infrastructure in Latin America

Director of infrastructures - latin america

Hill International Inc , Ciudad de méxico - CDI

De Mai 2013 à Mai 2014

I was asked to develop the "boutique" PPP consultancy services for Latin America, being based in Mexico with extensive travelling in Peru and Colombia.

During this period Hill bid and won four mandates:

- Structuring of a ring road for the Mexican Government, according to the new PPP law

- Structuring of a toll road for the Mexican Government, accordingb to the new PPP law

- Making the comprehensive dossier of a PPP unsollicited offer for a Mexican toll road operator

- Progran Management oversight for the Mexican Government of all PPP roads under construction in Mexico (+40 contracts)


Hill International Inc. , Madrid - CDI

De Mars 2011 à Avril 2013

G2Hill was a fund raiser and fund manager of an SPV of Spanish foreclosed real estate assets. The company appointed me as Director of Business Development to cover the "language gap" between the financially sophisticated clients (Spanish financial institutions) and the technical management of the SPV's real estate assets.


Investment Banking Institute , Geneva - Profession libérale

De Février 2011 à Mai 2013

The Investment Banking Institute (IBI) is the world's largest financial modelling training program offering an accelerated career path for both current finance professionals and all individuals seeking to enter the finance industry, In 2015 it held over 1200 sessions worldwide for more than 4000 live training hours; moreover, its bankers/instructors possess a combined 172 years of I-banking and/or PE experience.

I runned the Geneva (Switzerland) and Madrid training programs and also lectured in the Paris (France) and London (UK) centres


Muro 25 S.L. , Tudela - Profession libérale

De Avril 2009 à Février 2011

Muro 25 S.L. is a Spanish real estate developer.

As the company founder and Managing Director I was in charge of originating real estate transactions, making the business plan, seeking financing, marketing and saling the real estate product (office, housing, comercial) and,contracting the works and supervising the construction

Director iberia (spain & portugal)

Financial Security Assurance (UK) , Madrid - CDI

De Mars 2001 à Mars 2009

Financial Security Assurance (FSA) was the leading financial guarantor in the monoline industry. Its business were providing AAA/Aaa financial guarantees to debt estructures. FSA had three markets:

(i) essential infrastructure financing, generally under PPP schemes,
(ii) Government entities financing and
(iii) securitisations.

I was asked by FSA´s management to start and lead the Iberian (Spain & Portugal) operations, with a special emphasis in the infrastructure and Government markets. As part of my origination and delivery responsabilities, the General Management asked me to provide financial guarantees to Iberian clients on a worldwide basis.

The main achievements were:

- Chicago Skyway toll road (US), The largest infrastructure bond issue up to that date. Infrastructure Deal of the Year, Project Finance magazine, 2006

- Rutas del Pacífico (Chile). Toll road bond issue with an A/B loan structure. Latin American Deal of the Year 2002, Project Finance International; Latin American Transport Deal of the Year 2002, Project Finance Magazine

- Empresa Municipal de Aguas de Sevilla (Spain). Future flow financing opf Seville's water utility. European Municipal Finance of the Year 2002, Project Finance Magazine

- Autovía de los Viñedos (Spain). First toll road rated by Moody's in the single A category without external credit enhancenment

Director of structured finance

Bankia , Madrid - CDI

De Mai 1998 à Janvier 2001

I joined the Investment Banking unit of Caja Madrid, which has been the seed of Bankia.

The Structured Finance division was in charge of all bespoken financing of Caja Madrid, such as project financing, asset based financing (mainly airplane financing), acquisition financing, future flow financing, acquisition of credit rights, etc.

In three years Bankia was positioned as the market leader in Spain in these financings, as per Capital data league tables, being the unquestioned leader of renewable energies financing (wind farms and minihydros)

Structured finance director

BNP Paribas España , Madrid - CDI

De Janvier 1994 à Avril 1998

I runned the Export and Structured Finance division, with an enphasis en project finance and export finance.

The main achievements were arranging:

- the financing of the largest European steel mini mill
- the largest Western Europe copper refinery and
- other cogen projects

Several in the environment and the construction subsidiaries

Bouygues , Paris - CDI

De Avril 1991 à Décembre 1993

I started in SAUR, BOUYGUES' water and sewage subsidiary, where I was General Engineer in a Regional Area in Picardie, France. After that I joined SAUR's International Businness Development team in SAUR's headquarters (Paris) to prepare biddings for Latin American projects. Then I was sent to Spain as SAUR's Regional Manager for the Spanish Mediterranean.

After that, I was asked to join the Spanish construction subsidiary of Bouygues as Business Development Manager

Formation complémentaire

Ingeniero Superior de Minas

Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas - Oil & hydrogeology

1982 à 1988

Six year syllabus combining technical education and company internships

Parcours officiels

HEC – Grande école


Anglais - Courant

Espagnol - Langue maternelle

Français - Courant

Portugais - Notions


General Management
Project Control
Latin America
project finance
concessions et PPP
capital markets
infrastructure development
Conseil / Consulting
Investment Banking corporate finance a
Real Estate
wind farm
Water treatment

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