Leadership Team


JORGE DE PABLO, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member

Mr. de Pablo has also served as a founder, investor and as a director of companies in Latin America, as well as in Israel. Specifically, in the energy sector, Mr. de Pablo co-founded and built Genneia SA, or Genneia, a leading renewable energy company in Argentina and one of the largest renewable energy companies in Latin America, with over 1,178 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity between photovoltaic, wind and thermal assets. Approximately 90% of Genneia’s expected EBITDA for 2021 comes from long-term renewable energy contracts. From 2007 to 2015, Mr. de Pablo served on the executive committee and since 2007 he has been a member of their board of directors. Mr. de Pablo is the founder and Chairman of WiseHood Argentina S.A., or WiseHood, an energy efficiency company with different smart city projects in Argentina, Peru, Mexico and Brazil. Mr. de Pablo was an early investor in Pampa Energia S.A. (NYSE: PAM), the largest independent energy company in Argentina with 4,944 MW of installed capacity. Mr. de Pablo also co-lead the acquisition of San Antonio International, which at the time was the largest onshore oil and gas drilling and services company in Latin America, in one of the largest leveraged buyouts in the region at that time. Mr. de Pablo also co-founded and was a board and executive committee member of BRENCO, a Brazilian renewable energy company that produced ethanol and electricity from sugar cane. In the smart mobility sector, Mr. de Pablo is the co-founder, lead investor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gosmo, a fleet management solutions company in Mexico. He is also the founding investor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tactile Mobility, an Israeli artificial intelligence software company for the mobile industry. In the real estate sector, Mr. de Pablo co-founded and was a board and investment committee member of BR Properties S.A. (BVMF: BRPR3), one of the largest commercial property companies in Brazil; and was a member of the board of directors of Invest Tur Brasil, a pioneer in resort development in Brazil.


CARLOS N. GUIMARÃES, Chairman of the Board

Carlos N. Guimarães, our Chairman of the Board of Directors, has more than 40 years’ experience in investment banking in Latin America. Mr. Guimarães has served as the Chairman of LAIG since 2009, and as the Chairman of the Board of WiseHood International, parent company of WiseHood, since it was founded. From July 2007 to February 2009, he was the Chairman and Co-Founder of Invest Tur Brasil, a pioneer in resort developments in Brazil, which raised $507 million in the public markets and listed on the São Paulo stock exchange. Mr. Guimarães led Invest Tur Brasil’s merger with LA Hotels in 2009, which created Brazil Hospitality Group. Within one year of the merger, Brazil Hospitality Group became the third-largest hotel operator in Brazil with over 5,800 rooms under management. From January 2005 to December 2006, Mr. Guimarães was the Private Sector Coordinator for the Inter-American Development Bank, or IADB, in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for developing and implementing the strategic direction for all private sector activities of the IADB. Prior to that, from May 2000 to November 2004 he was a Managing Director, Head of Latin America Investment Banking and Senior Client Officer for Citigroup. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Guimarães was a Managing Director and head of Latin America Investment Banking for Lehman Brothers and was a member of the Global Investment Bank’s Operating Committee. Mr. Guimarães is a member of the Board of Directors of the Americas Society/Council of the Americas, the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Gosmo, a fleet management company in Mexico, the Advisory Board of BrazilFoundation and CLP-Centro de Liderança Pública, in Brazil, and an independent Director of ITHAX Acquisition Corp., a Nasdaq-listed SPAC focused on the leisure, hospitality and travel businesses. Mr. Guimarães received a B.S. in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


PÄR LINDSTRÖM, Chief Financial Officer & Board Member

Pär Lindström, our Chief Financial Officer and a member of our Board of Directors, has over 20 years of direct investment experience, in several industries including renewables, energy and infrastructure, in the United States, Europe and the Emerging Markets. Mr. Lindström is currently the Chief Investment Officer of i(x) Investments, LLC, or i(x) Investments, an investment company capitalized by 56 of the world’s leading families, co-founded by Trevor Nelson and Howard W. Buffet in 2015, which is focused on top tier returns with positive, scalable and measurable environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact. As a member of Enphys Acquisition Sponsor LLC, i(x) Investments seeks to align its capital with strong management teams that can create opportunities that are self-sustaining and provide long-term scalable impact, while addressing the global need for renewable energy and a tangible climate solution. Mr. Lindström has been Chief Investment Officer of i(x) Investments since inception and has invested in and developed several successful platforms in the renewables, biofuels, green real estate, media/ education and financial services sectors. Prior to i(x) Investments, Mr. Lindström was part of the Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) since its inception and spent over five years as a Principal in the Global Special Situations and Private Equity groups, where he led and structured direct investments across multiple asset classes focused on renewables, energy, industrials, technology and water/agriculture industries. Prior to ADIC, he was a Principal at Partners Capital in Boston and London, a firm backed by Lord Jacob Rothschild and Sir Ronald Cohen, where he headed up Private Equity, Growth Capital and Venture Capital investments. Earlier in his career, Mr.Lindström was co-head of Applied Value’s New York office, a global turnaround advisory firm with a Growth Equity investment arm and a senior investment professional at the Wallenberg’s Investor AB - Investor Growth Capital in New York. Mr. Lindström has also held positions with Bain & Company’s Private Equity Groups in Europe and the U.S. where he led private equity due-diligence analyses in a variety of industries, and with KPMG Banking & Finance. Mr. Lindström holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and is a two-time Olympian in swimming.


MATÍAS DE BUJÁN, Chief Operating Officer

Matias de Bujan, our Chief Operating Officer, for the past eight years has been a Managing Director at LAIG. Mr. Buján has over 25 years of investing and entrepreneurial experience in Latin America, including several chief executive officer positions in a period of eight years overseeing more than 500 employees. Prior to joining LAIG, Mr. Buján founded Kheiron Biotech, an equine cloning company with focus on developing cutting-edge reproductive biotechnologies for worldwide topclass horse breeders. Between 2006 and 2010, Mr. Bujan was a Managing Director at Falcon Equity Partners in the Middle East. Prior to that, Mr. Buján founded NDM Group, an Argentine-based agribusiness, real estate and hospitality conglomerate. Mr. Buján holds an engineering degree from the University of Buenos Aires.

Board of Directors


Eva Redhe, Independent Director

Eva Redhe has 35 years of experience as a CEO, board member, investor and entrepreneur.
During her career, Ms Redhe has served on the board of more than 25 companies, both listed and private, in roles as Chairperson and Member of the Board.

Ms Redhe is currently a board member of Nordkinn Asset Management, serves as a Senior Advisor to Bregal Milestone and is an active angel investor in the technology and life sciences sectors.

Prior to that, Ms Redhe served as CEO and executive Chairperson of the board of Erik Penser Bank in Sweden. During 2013-2021 Ms Redhe served as a board member of the Swedish government’s First AP Fund, and as a member of the AP1 sustainability committee.

Ms Redhe started her career at Investor AB, a leading Swedish investment company, where she was part of the Corporate finance team and head of Investor Relations.

Ms Redhe graduated from Stockholm School of Economics with a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration.


HÉLIO L. MAGALHÃES, Independent Director

Hélio L. Magalhães is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banco do Brasil S.A. (BVMF: BBAS3, OTCMKTS: BDORY), the largest bank in Latin America by assets, and UBS BB Investment Banking. Since 2020, Mr. Magalhães has served on the Board of Directors of Suzano SA (NYSE: SUZ), a forestry based publicly held company. He has also served on a number of other boards of directors in Latin America, with a focus on the energy, payments and financial sectors, as well as having been the Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Brazil. From 2012 to 2017, Mr. Magalhães served as Chief Executive Officer of Banco Citibank S.A., the Brazilian banking and investment subsidiary of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C), and from 2001 to 2012 served in various positions with American Express Company (NYSE: AXP), including serving as President of Global Network Services for the Americas, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Express’s Mexico subsidiary, American Express Company (Mexico) S.A. de C.V., and President and Chief Executive Officer of American Express’ Brazilian subsidiary, American Express do Brasil Tempos Cia.



Federico Carrillo-Zürcher is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Imaginarium S.A., and the former Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Economic Council of Costa Rica and as such, Mr. Carrillo-Zürcher served as a Governor of the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Corporacion Andina de Fomento and was Executive Vice President of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration, and Alternative Governor of the International Monetary Fund. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Costa Rica Stock Exchange, and was the Chief Executive Officer of Banco Internacional de Costa Rica S.A.


José Antonio Aguilar, Independent Director

Antonio Aguilar is the Co-founder and Principal of Vive Energia, a leading renewable energy developer in Mexico, a former Senior Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation, Deputy General for Investment Banking for Nacional Financiera, and as such was President of the Mexican Fund of Funds, and former Chief Executive Officer at Acciona Energia in Mexico.