Meet the team delivering the energy transition in emerging markets

LATAM Regional Manager

Adio Stefoni

Adio brings over 8 years of experience in renewable energy development, financing, construction, operations, management and consulting on behalf of developers and investors across Latin America.

Previous to PowerTree, at Evergreen he was responsible for the origination of transactions in Chile for the development of photovoltaic solar energy construction projects and for the acquisition of photovoltaic solar energy assets ready to build. Also performed preliminary analysis and description of investment opportunities, concluding in the negotiation and acquisition of the originated projects. Moreover, he was responsible for the corporate audit to evaluate the controls, procedures and systems established to guarantee the reliability and integrity of the project development information, protecting future assets in compliance with the company’s policies and procedures with a profitable and efficient use of resources.

Prior to his last position, Adio served as Business Development Manager South America at Vector Cuatro, a leading global energy advisor, where he performed due diligence on over 5 GW on behalf of LTI, construction supervision and asset management of a portfolio of projects. Furthermore, he designed and implemented a commercial strategy, understanding each South American market local industry and trends; identifying new business opportunities for asset management, transaction and engineering in Solar PV and Wind Energy. Furthermore, Adio did roadshow trips to strengthen the presence of Vector Cuatro and built a long-term relationship with renewable energy players.

Adio worked at Samsung Engineering in charge of complying with all grid operator’s requests, following of the authority’s requirements and negotiation of the technical definition with Owner (Kosco) and Off-Taker (BHP). In addition, he coordinated and liaised between HQ Office (Seoul, Korea); Site Office (Mejillones, Chile) and Vendor HQ (Santiago, Chile) for the EPC subcontract for construction, installation and commission of the HV Switchyard and Transmission Line; as well as E-House (PDC) package.

At Mainstream Renewable Power he oversaw over 1 GW of solar energy projects throughout Chile, developed and improved analytical tools and data quality control in solar projects. Also, collaboration and participation in the technical evaluation of new projects in countries such as USA, Canada, Kenya, Botswana and South Africa.

He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Universidad de Chile, where he lectured for 4 years as a fellow instructor. In addition, he has a Diploma in Marketing and Sales and a Diploma in Leadership and Management of High-Performance Teams, both from Universidad Adolfo Ibañez.

He speaks English, Italian and Spanish.

Brazil Country Manager

Flavio Schuler

Flavio has over 10 years of experience with renewable energy investment and project management as he focused his whole career on it.

Prior to joining Power Tree, Flavio worked in the renewable energy industry for 6 years at Martifer Renewables, where he built over 100 MW Wind Power, more than 300 km of Transmission Lines and developed over 400 MW of Solar Projects in Brazil and Argentina.

Before Martifer, he worked at Rio Energy, where he spent 4 years as Development and Project Manager, where he developed 300 MW of Wind Power and managed 270 MW of Wind Power projects and 200 km of Transmission Lines.

Beyond the regular curriculum, he acquired national and international experience living and working in Brazil and Argentina, most of the time with renewable energy (wind and solar), from project development to site construction.

Flavio has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from UFCG University in Brazil.

He speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Environmental, social and corporate governance

A good business is a responsible business

A deep commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) runs through every decission we make, through the origination, construction, operation and divestment of assets. We believe the right approach enhances returns, protects asset value and underpins the positive impact of assets that deliver essential services to their surrounding communities.

Code of Ethics

Modern Slavery Statement

Whistleblowing Policy

Anti Bribery Anti Corruption Policy

Code of Conduct