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Maite Pina - Principal Consultant

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Maite is a Principal Consultant at PPA Energy and has over 13 years experience in the power and clean energy-tech sector. She has worked in a variety of roles from Private equity and advisory to project development and management/strategy consultancy.

Maite has been involved in providing consulting services to SME and start-up companies mainly in the energy and technology sector which included among others risk assessment, asset valuation as well as analytical and strategic advice. She has substantial experience in economic and financial modelling, having performed multiple valuations and Commercial Due Diligences.

Between 2005 and 2010, Maite was involved with Carbon Capital Markets, UK, where as Investment and Business Development Director, she led the execution and management of private equity investments in clean energy in emerging markets.  In addition, from 2006 to 2008, she co-led capital raising activities for the largest wind portfolio in Brazil as well as the transfer of a 120MW (with PPA) pre-construction wind asset in Brazil, where she acted as interning CFO. Prior to that, she provided strategic advice and fundamental market analysis to numerous utilities and market participants, while at Climate Change Capital and Mott MacDonald.

She has in-depth knowledge of the institutional and financing arrangements in local finance institutions and the commercial frameworks of start-up energy companies/investments. She has served as a member of the Board of several investee companies and has been involved in day-to-day financial decision-making.

She is a Chartered Financial Analyst, has an MSc in Finance and Economics from the University of London and a background in Physics and Engineering

Language skills: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Contact Maite.Pina@ricardo.com

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